Category Archives: Programming

All the Different Tools to create Packages for Debian/Ubuntu

Debian Native Tools CMake/CPack FPM (Can “repackage” python/ruby, etc. packages) CheckInstall Open Build Service (HOWTO) (aptly) (is more about creating repositories than packages)

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HOWTO run a flask app under apache

In an effort to switch my php based web sites to python, here are the steps required to make a python based web app available under an apache server, using wsgi. under /var/www/hello: hello

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Modern Software Development or Slow as Molasses

I’ve been looking at that issue for quite a while, and always tried to play nice and be quiet about this, but quite recently I’ve experienced the discrepancies that I am going to describe quite intimately, so I feel I … Continue reading

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C++ Challenge: SimpleServer API

This week I’ve prepared a little challenge in C++ programming. The example is not extrodinarily complex, but not completely simple either. The purpose of this example is, to challenge myself a little to get to know boost::asio networking, and to … Continue reading

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Managing C++ libs with CMake ExternalProject and Git

Writing modular software, you might sooner or later come into the situation, that you have some functionality, that you want to share between different projects. Let’s say, to have built a couple of convenience classes and function that you want … Continue reading

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