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Fixing the Intonation of Your Electric Guitar

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Unknown to many hobby and amateur / semi-professional guitar players, fixing the intonation of an electric guitar is perhaps the second popular reason why your guitar sounds out of tune, besides tuning itself.

On Becoming a Jenkins Certified Engineer

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A few days ago, I took and successfully passed the first ever Jenkins certification exam designed by CloudBees and administered by Prometric. My interest in DevOps, and especially continuous integration techniques had already grown significantly during the last couple of years. That’s why, when a colleague of mine sent me a link about the certification exam a few months ago, I did not hesitate, but signed up right away. This post describes my personal motivation to go through the certification, and share...

Munich Startup Meetups: Ringside Talk #2

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It has been a whole year since I’ve moved to Munich, and the opportunities that the city offers still don’t stop surprising me. Indeed, the startup community here may not have the media hype and the vibe of its Berlin counterpart. Yet, it is growing steadily, building a strong ecosystem of new players, backed up by and learning from the success of larger enterprises. An ecosystem, where teams help, and not mindlessly copy each other. An ecosystem, where people with various backgrounds and experience meet...