Category: Rants

2019-09-17

Bye VMware ESXi, Hello Proxmox VE!

As you may -or may not- know, I manage my own server farm. This farm is composed of several virtual machines hosted on a physical server (an HPE ProLiant one). I’ve used ESXi for the past several years, but I’ve decided to move away from it for several reasons. I – The context The physical server is located at home (I’m self hosted). It’s mounted […]

2019-07-02

SwiftUI & Xcode 11 beta

Today, a rant against SwiftUI AND Xcode: SwiftUI is neat. Really. I’ve seen talented people on Twitter showing what it’s already possible to achieve with it. I’m using it for upcoming projects, and it actually motivates me to move to Swift from Objective-C But. I know Swift and I’ve written apps in Swift. But to me, Objective-C (or ObjC) is far more readable and easy […]

2019-04-17

GNU/Linux doesn’t deserve to be popular on desktop computers, and it’s OK

Don’t get me wrong: GNU/Linux is a great operating system, I use it daily along with macOS and Windows, there are marvelous distributions out there, and it is widely used by companies of all sizes for mission-critical tasks because it is known for its general stability and openness. It even runs on supercomputers. But when it comes to its popularity for the average, day-to-day users, […]