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  • July 21, 2020 How I learned 50 new keyboard shortcuts in 42 minutes
    This post documents a challenge I set for myself to learn 50 new keyboard shortcuts, selected from several web applications. After 42 practice sessions, that take 1 minute each, I was able to type all shortcuts fast and accurately from memory. Thanks to KeyCombiner’s training history, I have detailed statistics and documentation of my progress.


  • July 8, 2020 Why I built a new app for practicing keyboard shortcuts
    I spent much of my social distancing free time on my first published solo project: KeyCombiner. This post covers how it compares to existing tools, what it tries to do, how it does it, and the road ahead.


  • June 9, 2020 A Collection of all Keyboard Shortcuts I use
    A complete collection of keyboard shortcuts that I use every day. The shortcuts are split by context in which they are applicable and annotated with categories. My most important contexts are IDEs, Editors, Operating System, and the Chrome browser.


  • January 5, 2020 Managing my personal knowledge base
    As software engineers, we create various resources by documenting issues, submitting bug reports, writing notes, creating documentation, and so on. The sum of all these resources can be called a knowledge base. In this post, I document how I use Notion, GitLab and other software to maintain my personal knowledge base.


  • January 5, 2020 Reading List (Organizing Knowledge)
    Introduction Knowledge management is an important topic for a software engineer. I have always been interested in material on the topic. When I decided to write an extensive post on my system and workflows, I started to collect sources and similar articles. To avoid further blowing up the original post, I will cover these sources in this separate post. There is a vast amount of resources covering specific tools and usage examples.