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Generating a Volto 18 alpha project

It’s just Yeomen, but it has its quirks. This is for 18.0.0-alpha.25, but should work for other 18 alpha versions as well.

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Exporting Plone content to Excel

I have customers who want to export some contents of a Plone site to Excel. Since this is a database-like site, there are different areas resulting in different Excel files.

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LittleFS with VSCode/Platformio and ESP8266/ NodeMCU

The current manuals are not exact enough for me. I want to use the LittleFS filesystem with the ESP8266 and Platform.io. But for some reason I got no files on the device.

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Beginner-things I found about the ESP8266/ NodeMCU

I have some ideas what to do with my NodeMCU boards. I need to learn how to use them and how to program them.

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Fix broken zodbpack on Zope with RelStorage

For some (unknown) reason the pack table in the RelStorage database got into a broken state, which prevented the zodbpack script from running.

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CMS married OpenSearch/ Elasticsearch: collective.elastic.plone

After about four years of engagement: Marriage came with version 2.0.0 in tandem with collective.elastic.ingest.

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Mix PEP 420 Python Packages With Old Style Packages

Python 3.3 (!) introduced PEP 420 Implicit Namespace Packages. Prior to this format one had to put an __init__py file into each directory to make it a package.

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Using Kaniko instead of Dockers Buildx in GitlabCI

Dockers buildx with docker:dind takes a lot of time - about 2 minutes - to run in GitlabCI.

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OpenSearch Docker Ingest Attachment Plugin to index Plone content

How to get a Docker image with the OpenSearch ingest-attachment plugin.

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Clone ZFS Pool To New Disk for replacement

Plan: Replace old ZFS formatted NVMe SSD with new, larger one.

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Ausweisapp als Deutscher im Ausland aktivieren

Ein Info die nirgends so leicht zu finden war, ist wie ich als Deutscher Staatsbürger mit Wohnsitz in Österreich die Ausweisapp aktivieren kann.

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A Blog Again

After I blogged a while here and there, on services died and I lost my content, I decided to blog again.

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