Marc Fargas

Welcome to my corner of the internet where I write stuff, or rant about stuff. I also, sometimes, write in Spanish (different content) here:

How bad is software development for Line of Bussiness Applications?

State of RAD 2019

Though we are often sold into the idea that software development is better than ever before, the measure of better is open for debate. Surely you now have fancy stuff/words like DevOps, CI/CD, TDD, BDD, and more acronyms than there are three letter agencies in the US government. But, for those old enough, there was a time when you could build stuff with just a notepad. It “got the job done”....

Jun 11, 2019 · 6 min · Marc Fargas

Enable Wireless networks in Debian Initramfs

Initramfs is a very tiny environment in which your Linux system boots in order to do a lot of initialisation magic before loading your system. The most common use case is to mount the root filesystem, like when it’s encrypted and you need to type a passphrase to mount it. Or if fsck needs to run on an unclean root filesystem. Basically anything that goes before mounting the root filesystem and, after that, before launching INIT (you can read more in the Debian Wiki)....

Dec 7, 2017 · 5 min · Marc Fargas

Nokia Beta Labs Stickers

Three days ago Nokia Beta Labs announced they were giving stickers for free (20 stickers for the 50 first ones). Today, three days after, I got my 20 stickers! Maybe they should have send 10 stickers to the 100 first ones, I’ll have a hard time looking where to put so many stickers! Anyway, thanks Nokia

Aug 25, 2008 · 1 min · Marc Fargas

Hobbes in the River

This Saturday there was the “Fast Painting” course on Gualba (a town in El Montseny), as you may guess from the photo, Me and Hobbes didn’t spend any time painting. He spent the whole day running on the river with the tennis ball, And I threw the ball and took photos :)

Aug 20, 2008 · 1 min · Marc Fargas

Im 25

Just for you to know, I’m now 25 years old!

Aug 3, 2008 · 1 min · Marc Fargas