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Vue.js input number formatting

16.03.2021 - 11:13

Are you using Vue.js and need to apply input / output formatting to a number input field?

This is quite tricky, as I had to find out. Finally I'd suggest not to waste your time, but use this library instead:

lndo.site connection refused on WSL2 + Docker + Lando (+VMWare Workstation) - TCP Socket conflict

23.12.2020 - 14:52

I banged my head against the wall using the wonderful lando as development environment. It works wonderful, but .lndo.site URLs never worked for me, while :XXXX ports worked on localhost.

Docker, Lando, VMWare, WSL2

PHP DOMDocument UTF-8 data into ISO-8859-1 document snippets

31.08.2020 - 14:00

Encoding is hard in many cases. Today I ran into one, where we had to save UTF-8 data (from a Drupal website) into an XML document which requires ISO-8859-1 encoding.

We're using...

LDAP query Synology NAS for all users of a group

20.07.2020 - 12:05

Well some experienced LDAP administrators may laugh, but it was quite hard for me, as LDAP "newbie" to find out how to get a list of all LDAP Group Members from my Synology DiskStation. So I'd like to share my experience and result.


LDAP, NAS, Synology

WinSCP "Keep remote directory up to date" doesn't upload / work due to timestamp problems

30.06.2020 - 12:20

If you should also encounter the problem that WinSCP's wonderful syncing / folder watch functionaity "Keep remote directory up to date" doesn't work correctly, first have a look here, also for troubleshooting:...

FTP, SCP, SSH, Upload, WinSCP
Running GitLab CE on sloppy.io Docker Container

Running GitLab CE on sloppy.io Docker Container

12.06.2020 - 15:40

Some weeks ago I found the European Docker Hosting provider sloppy.io and I'm still impressed by the wonderful UI / UX to administer and run Docker containers online so simple.

As a fun project I tried...

Drupal 8: Add menu item with anchor link programmatically in .menu.yml

08.06.2020 - 17:04

For a Drupal 8 EU Cookie Compliance patch I needed a way to add an anchor link as default menu item programmatically in .menu.yml


Migrating ownCloud 10.4.1 to nextcloud 18 Odyssee

28.05.2020 - 20:55

Migrating ownCloud to nextcloud typically isn't that hard thank to the nextcloud developers who provide a user friendly migration script: https...

Drupal 8: Add field validation constraint programmatically

14.05.2020 - 16:41

In foundation_anchor_menu_block module I needed to add a validation to a field in a block to ensure the entered value matches the...

Drupal 8: Delete view programmatically

12.05.2020 - 15:22

If you should run into the same situation, that you'd like to delete a view programmatically, for example on module uninstall, here you go:

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