Notes to Self


Join me as I share insights from my business and side-projects. Each post is a humble reminder to myself that there’s always more to learn.


Switching to asdf

Switching from rbenv to asdf for managing my Ruby installations, and start using asdf for managing Node.js and Python runtimes.

June 30, 2024 · 4 min read


My Fish Shell config

My shell of choice is Fish, and here's my basic setup, including setting the locale to English for Terminal, while my main system language is German.

June 22, 2024 · 3 min read


bundle exec be gone

Are you also getting tired of having to prefix every ruby gem executable you run with `bundle exec`? Me too! bundle binstubs to the rescue!

June 22, 2024 · 4 min read


How to use Clipboard API in Safari async

Safari support the Clipboard API, but only when directly triggered by a user interaction. You can't write to the Clipboard in an async context. Or can you?

May 20, 2024 · 3 min read


Store Mac OS downloads on iCloud drive

iCloud Drive integration on Mac OS and iOS is handy for Documents and Desktop, so I wanted to see if I could get Downloads sync to iCloud Drive on my Mac too.

October 1, 2022 · 3 min read