Actually this was a couple of weeks ago, but I've been busy and only got to writing now. It's been almost a year since I moved out of my parents house and started renting my own place. After seeing some very nice things on the /r/battlestations subreddit, I finally got my ass to Ikea to get myself a cheap and clean desk with a chair. After that, my old build got a little surprise upgrade as well.
Yesterday we went with a couple of friends to the international fireworks festival in Knokke-Heist. Every 2 days there's another country that participates. Today was the UK, the 25 minute show with music was pretty nice, I tried to take a few pictures the first 5 minutes but quickly gave up.
Not that long ago I was fidling around with my Xdebug settings and discovered by accident that you can enable a nice color formatted var_dump by changing just one small setting. It improves readability a lot and also color highlights errors which obviously comes in very handy when debugging code.
Every year from July 23th until August 20th there's an increased chance in seeing shooting stars, around this time the Perseid Meteor shower strikes with a peak around the 12th of August. The 12th I slept through my alarm (really, fml) and the other days it was too cloudy at night to capture anything.
A new trailer for the upcoming Star Wars movie, Rogue One, was released this night. I just watched it and it looks awesome! What has been rumoured since the news of standalone Star Wars movies first broke was just confirmed: the return of Darth Vader.
Yes, prepare yourself for the long awaited Macbook Pro update. Power users have been waiting for this update for a long time now, postponing a new Macbook Pro year after year. But it looks like it's finally happening. According to Bloomberg Apple is preparing the first significant overhaul of its Macbook Pro line in over four years.
When the first beta of iOS 10 was released it didn't take long before some web developers discovered that user-scalable=no stopped working on their websites. Soon issues started popping up at Stack Overflow and drama happened. Probably some developers are already working on their JS plugins to fix this and gain some extra stars on Github.