Welcome to my blog. Here you will find a collection of articles that I have written over the years. I hope you find them helpful and informative. The are sorted by date, but not filtered or paginated. If you want to search, use your browser's search function.

Poorly-optimized React components, an example

In this post, I will be analyzing a poorly-optimized React function component that renders a list of items. I will be using the React performance profiler to identify the performance issues in the component, and then I will show you how to optimize the component to improve its performance. By the end of this post, you should have a better understanding of how to optimize the performance of your React components.

HOW TO: Bluetooth on Arch Linux

As some may struggle to get their bluetooth connections up and running under Arch Linux (and I have to google this each time I install as well) I decided to write a post on it. Hope you benefit from it!

Fix slow ZSH startup due to NVM

portion of code to your .zshrc to enable autocompletion. This, in turn, slows the startup of your shell quite a lot. But we can easily fix this slow zsh startup! Instead of always loading your nvm autocompletion, we can command oh-my-zsh to just load nvm ressources on-demand, also known as lazy-loading.

Securing TrueNAS with a cheap backup to the cloud

Backups with Time Machine, Nextcloud, iSCSI storage - all is stored on my TrueNAS VM. It's running in proxmox with raid controller passthrough. As my proxmox machine just crashed due to faulty ram / ECC errors two days ago, I thought that I might be better off with an offsite backup for all these important storage pools. Thats where I discovered TrueNAS' capability of running Cloud Sync Tasks, which periodically run a TrueNAS backup to cloud providers you choose.