Category Archives: Challenge of the month

May Challenge – Using less Google Analytics

This months challenge will be to use less Google Analytics and the like. I’m currently looking at the data at least daily which I believe is a waste of time. Hence I try to reduce this usage this month. I … Continue reading

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January Challenge – Reduce Article Reading Backlog

The challenge of this month will be to reduce my reading backlog. I tend to pile up articles and magazins which I want to have a closer look. Unfortunately this pile is constantly growing. Therefore this month: 1.) I plan … Continue reading

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July Challenge Retroperspective – The tools that forge you

In July I announced that I will try to switch to Linux. I actually needed two months and a broken laptop to make the transition. The main reason for needing longer then expected is that I have files which I … Continue reading

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July Challenge and Retrospective – Tux Time

This month my challenge will be to use Ubuntu on my new home machine “Angelus”. I have been a heavy Linux user in the past, but evil corporations have forced me to use Windows over the last years. While vogella.de … Continue reading

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Junes Challenge – Updating Tutorials to Eclipse 3.6

Keep my tutorials up with the Eclipse release flow is a time-consuming activity. As Eclipse 3.6 is approaching this month challenge is to update (some) of my Eclipse tutorials to Eclipse 3.6. In my experience it is important to give … Continue reading

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Aprils Challenge: Speaking spanish at home

This month I will try to speak only spanish with my family. I’ve been learning spanish for a while and I think my understanding of the language is getting pretty sound. I have shown some resistance in actively using the … Continue reading

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