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Here are excerpts from the latest posts from my blog since your last delivery. Enjoy!

Redirect Your DevMate Sparkle Update Feeds Now

published on Sep 13, 2019 08:31 am
Fellow developer Daniel Kennett mentioned that he requested a HTTP redirect for the DevMate feed to his own server. I probably wouldn't have thought of this, and think it's a great idea. This way, you can reach DevMate customers long after their servers have stopped responding.
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Fira Code 2 Released

published on Sep 11, 2019 02:45 pm
My favorite monospace programming font, Fira Code, was updated to v2. This is even supposed to solve an issue with regard to line height inconsistencie with bold fonts that the Fira Mono team decided not to fix. (Darnit!)
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I Am at Macoun 2019

published on Sep 11, 2019 07:30 am
I'll be at this year's Macoun developer conference in Frankfurt (Main) again. This time, I'm not giving a tech talk, but hosting a workshop with Oliver Böhm. The Macoun is a German conference, and it isn't expensive. I think that's a great combo. You should go if you can. The community, or family, built around the conference over the past dozen years is very, very welcoming. You cannot not learn something when you attend.
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Wireframe for Server-Side License Activation

published on Sep 10, 2019 06:24 pm
Server-side app license code validation, as I imagine it, in a nutshell: If the token expires and there's no server connection, you have to figure out how punishing you want to be. I suggest you do not punish by default and assume people have good intentions. Possible escalations: Remote or server-side deactivation of licenses can be useful to prevent continued use after refunds.
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