Articles and Essays from Drake Rossman, Technical Consultant Based in Germany

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    In this article you'll learn the basics of NixOS and the Nix Expression Language. This article also reflects on my observations of NixOS's philosophy and ecosystem. By the end of the article, you should have a fully working NixOS install running on a physical host or in a Virtual Machine (with copy-paste between virtual and main systems enabled).
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    When presented with multiple paths for personal development as a software engineer, decision paralysis (also called "choice paralysis" and "analysis paralysis") may hinder your ability to reason efficiently on a long-term scale. By using a simple method I employ myself, it is possible to avoid the scope creep and focus on what matters most.
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