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author RaphaelHi I'm Raphael and I love to code. Write me  if you have any questions!

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raspberry pi

Automatically download Podcasts with the Raspberry Pi

As a regular listener to podcasts you will know the pain of not having them available right when you need them most. There are tons of apps for your smartphone that handle that but fewer programs for your computer. When it comes to something that can download podcasts to all your devices it gets...more »

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development

Host your own YouTube-Downloader with Docker

I always hated the clunky pieces of software that call themselves Youtube Downloader. They look terrible, are a pain to use, littered with ads and just in general not a nice experience. As a big fan of selfhosting I wanted something that was under my control. Docker is a perfect solution for an...more »

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3d printing

Building the Wilson II – Part 2: Waiting & Assembly

This is the second part of me documenting my adventures on the journey of building a 3D printer. If you missed the first one make sure to check it out: Part 1: Sourcing. Now back to my story. The last article ended with me having ordered all my parts. This was about two months ago. Yes, two months...more »

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Most Useful Atom Packages

Over the years Atom has really gotten my goto editor for all kinds of programming. I rarely use anything besides it now. By itself Atom seems barebone – and that is intentional. As the main developer of the editor, GitHub wanted a lean and fast piece of software to write more software with – Yay...more »

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3d printing

Building the Wilson II – Part 1: Sourcing

I’ve been playing with the idea of building a 3D printer for a while. Two months ago I stumbled upon this one model called Wilson II from a guy named mrice. It looked pretty straightforward and he had put up videos on YouTube that showed how to assemble the printer. I decided to finally take the...more »

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How to not add an SD card to the Raspberry Pi

A while ago I found out that my Raspberry Pi B+ was not broken after all. I tried it with the SD card of my new RPi 2 and it worked great. So I started searching for some spare SD cards – everyone has a ton of them lying around anyway, right? Hah! Not me apparently. The only card I ended up with had...more »