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Build LaTeX with GitLab-CI

LaTeX is a software for document preparation. You write your content in plain text .tex files, much like a very basic programming language, and compile it afterwards in the designated format, e.g. pdf. LaTeX is heavily used in academia as it provides an easy way to express mathematical formulae. Besides that most universities provide a template, so you don’t have to think about margins, citation style (and more) and can simply focus on your content....

August 21, 2022 · 3 min · André Sterba
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Neovim LSP

I was (and still am for some parts) a happy vscode user. On the other hand I was always looking up to all these crazy fast vim/neovim users and their keyboard only drive workflows. After hopping on and off the vim train a few times a year something new came around sometime in 2021 - LSP support on neovim core. LSP stands for Language Server Protocol and definies how your IDE communicates with a specific language server to get features like ‘go to definition’, ‘show references’ or ‘rename this variable’....

March 1, 2022 · 7 min · André Sterba
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Using macOS as a Linux user

I never expected to use any other OS than my beloved Linux (and especially Arch Linux) for developing and day-to-day computing. Well, I actually use Windows to play some games with friends occasionally, but the time has come to use a Mac at work. It was simply the easiest way to get a much more powerful machine than my ThinkPad X390. So here I’m trying to write up what I like about macOS and what I miss from my highly customized Linux machine....

December 17, 2021 · 7 min · André Sterba