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2024-03-07

I switched my Docker backend from Hyper-V to WSL2

I’ve been using Docker for nearly three years now, primarily for development purposes.

2023-12-29

New version of my game Nazdar! (v0.17)

After nine months, I have released a new version of my open-source game, Nazdar!

2023-09-13

Why Microsoft is pushing WinUI when it does everything with the web

Loop Clipchamp Outlook Why should we, poor developers, use native Microsoft desktop technologies (even if they are multiplatform) like MAUI or WinUI3, when even Microsoft itself is not capable of it and uses web technologies for new applications?

2023-08-04

How To Restore MariaDB backup

This is a very fine-tuned procedure to restore MariaDB backups.

2023-03-06

My First Real Game - Check It Out - Nazdar! The Game

After more than a year of work, in March I “published” my more or less first real game, which I programmed in C# in the Monogame framework.

2023-02-03

How I Built My Own Arcade Cabinet

Who could resist building their own gaming console?

2022-11-09

How I Escaped the Cloud

Half a year ago, I famously migrated my websites and experiments to Azure, specifically to Static Web Apps (which are free), App Service (Flask website, also basically free with limited CPU time), and Cosmos DB (a NoSQL database with a SQL-like API…sounds better than it actually is).

2022-05-18

BitBucket PowerToy - my (another) mini-project

I have a problem with issues at work being spread across several BitBucket repositories.

2022-04-14

Diesel - my next mini project

I made a mini project just for fun - diesel - it shows the current fuel prices at my two favorite gas stations.

2022-04-07

How I migrated to the cloud

I decided to move all my small websites from the company server to the cloud and get rid of Wordpress at the same time, because I’m a Wordpress hater.

2022-04-06

ExitShop IoT - smart box

I created an Internet of Things smart box for ExitShop to display the current number of orders and, most importantly, play a melody (like Super Mario) when a new order arrives.

2022-01-23

Heating Dashboard, Tecomat Scraping in Node.js, WiFi Thermometer on ESP8266, and More

In our house, we have underfloor heating controlled by a Tecomat box, which opens and closes valves based on the temperature in each room and the set target temperature, allowing hot water to flow into each room separately.

2021-12-09

How Firefox annoyed me with automatic form caching

I don’t know when or why, but Firefox started caching forms, probably as a protection against accidental deletion, for example by refreshing the page.

2021-04-14

From WAMP to Docker, simply

Motivation Whenever we onboard a new developer to ExitShop, the biggest challenge is setting up the system locally, typically on some WAMP (Xampp, Neard…).

2019-11-01

ARCO1500 - support on Startovač and get a retro gaming console

After about a year of development, I would like to introduce our new project - ARCO1500 8-bit gaming console.

2019-08-06

How to Monitor Temperature on Raspberry Pi

You don’t want your Raspberry Pi to catch fire, do you?

2019-07-18

How to Easily Automate Website Testing - Selenium and Webdriver

After every major change in a project, or even with every release, it is advisable to test the basic functionality of the application.

2019-07-08

How to Hack Saved Passwords from Browsers

I have recorded a short tutorial on how to retrieve saved passwords from a browser.

2019-06-23

Two useful tools for automatic PHP code improvement - ECS and Rector

The first tool is Easy Coding Standard. You can install it via composer (either in your project or globally) and simply run it in the console:

2019-06-05

How I Bought a Hamster and Built Him a Shelter Including Electrification

I bought a hamster for an ungodly amount of money at Petshop for my workplace.

2018-07-19

Upgrading CodeIgniter from version 2 to 3 - what to watch out for?

The CodeIgniter documentation describes the upgrade process in quite detail on this page.

2018-02-09

Percona Toolkit for analyzing MySQL slow log on Windows

Analyzing MySQL slow log is one of the basic and most powerful ways to speed up a website and prevent overloading the database server.

2018-02-02

5 Useful Developer Extensions for Chrome

Hey, I offer an overview of extensions that I use when developing websites.

2018-01-31

cmder: upgraded console for Windows

Unfortunately, cmd.exe has been the same for several (dozens of) years and lacks many pleasant features compared to Unix terminals.

2014-04-05

How is the development of Steam Kitty going?

Promisingly, after about a month, I’ve leaned back into it and am slowly finishing up.

2014-02-10

Steam Kitty - development continues

Development of my game project is progressing nicely.

2014-01-17

New version of Diabetic Diary!

Yesterday, on impulse from a user, I decided to expand the functionality of my simple Android application by adding data export, specifically glucose value tables.

2014-01-09

SteamKitty - development started

After unsuccessful attempts with thekulis.com in both its versions (text-based game, MMORPG), I decided to do something simpler, something I will actually finish.

2012-11-19

Dog Pee - one of the first Czech HTML5 games in Windows 8 Store!

Yes, it’s true! Today, my Windows 8 version of Dog Pee was approved.

2012-11-09

Dog Pee comeback!

About a year ago, I created an HTML5 game for the Google MámPadla competition and placed 3rd.

2012-03-04

Looking back at the Mám padla competition

“In the end, the TV Program application was declared the winner, while QR Code Base was disqualified - however, there was still no official statement.

2011-12-13

Dog Pee - my new HTML5 game!

It’s true, I too have succumbed to the HTML5 craze and decided to create an HTML5 game for a competition organized by Google - Mám Padla.