Don’t you have many Git repositories laying everywhere on your disk? Isn’t it a mess? Well I have this problem too. From the forks I made to contribute, my personal projects, my work projects, etc… I have many repositories in my computer, sometimes with special settings (i.e using work email in work related repositories, signing commit with my GPG key in important repository, etc…) And when I move to a new computer, I need to redo everything, again.
One night I was feeling inspired and decided to read again all my favorites quotes on Google Keep while listening to music. And suddenly an idea just popped into my head: why not make a little mobile friendly application to view my quotes properly? And that’s where it started… The idea The idea was to build a simple quotes application where the user can view the quotes. I didn’t wanted to built something complex or innovative, I just wanted to build quickly something clean and working.
I have recently written a little go tool that parse maven pom file to analyse dependencies between two projects in order to perform detailed analysis such as evolution of project dependencies, etc… After a bit of research I couldn’t find any existing parser for Go and therefore I have decided to write one. As XML parsing is supported natively in Go there is not much work to do: only declare the structure that the Go XML parser will use.
I recently got used to view informations using RSS. It allows me to ignore ads, distractions and to focus on the on the essential: having all the informations that I want in the same place. And it save a really consequent amount of time. Furthermore, I love the terminal, I like to use it excessively and I prefer It over GUI applications. That’s good because I’ve found a wonderful CLI application to read RSS: terminews.