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This is what I learned in March 2020:

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Recently, I finished reading the book "Principles" by Ray Dalio. This is a short review of my most important take-aways from the book.

First of all, the design and font of the book really resonates with me. That's the kind of design I choose for my own book ...

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This is what I learned in January and February 2020:

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Because of unforeseen "events in life", this monthly lessons-learned article is several months late. Due to the circumstances, I did not work nearly as much in the last months as I would have normally. This is why despite the long timespan, this article contains relatively few items. So, this is what I learned in late 2019:

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There are several tools to solve the "Let's schedule an event" and "Let's find a common result via a poll" - problems. The most famous is doodle.com. However, most of these tools gather data. How this data is used can not be influenced by or even known to the user. Remember: If you're not paying for it, you become the product.

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Working on IT Hub, I recently had to find a way to reload images in this Angular Single Page Application. The new functionality I added allows an administrator to upload one image for each community group, so that each group has a logo. These images are displayed via a simple img tag in the HTML template:

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