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An Easter Photo Weekend with the Family

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My parents came over to Germany for Easter, and we used the quiet time for some traveling and walking around. With my OnePlus 3 always in my pocket, I snapped a few photos. For some of the them I used my favorite multiple-exposure camera app, for others, just the standard camera app with HDR turned on. I only wish the weather were one idea better, but some photos came out quite nicely, despite the rain and clouds.

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...