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At the shift changeover in most hospitals, a paper form is completed to summarise the last shift and highlight key aspects of the upcoming shift. As an example, a completed form could look like below.


Typography basics and common practices

This article was first published at https://zean.be/articles/typography-basics-and-best-practices

Typography is about shaping and laying out the texts on your website to create a pleasant user experience. Web design is 95% typography. And it’s essential for website developers to know the basics and some common practices.

There’s a lot more jargon and subjectivity in Typography than in other areas. This article is intended as a concise and practical guide for software developers on choosing/using custom fonts and laying out the texts nicely and comfortably. It covers the basics to get you most of the way there.

Basics

Let’s start with some basic terms…


This article was originally published at https://zean.be/articles/git-commands

I’m a command line lover and use Git from the terminal all the time.

If you’re like me, you might start getting annoyed by some little things at a certain point. For example, it starts to get a bit annoying to always type two separate commands — git add <file> then git commit -m 'Your commit message' - to commit your changes. Or maybe you want to have a better looking git history when you type git log. Or you want your local branch to be automatically pruned when the remote branch has…


This article was first published at https://zean.be/articles/vim-registers

Overview

A register in Vim is basically a slot in memory that you can put a piece of text in and read it out later. Each register is like the clipboard provided by the OS (e.g. Windows, MacOS etc.), except that Vim has a LOT of them instead of just one.

It takes a while to learn how to use them and some slow repetitions in the beginning to develop the muscle memory, but you’ll never go back to the simple yank/paste again after getting comfortable with it.

Basic usage

You can list all registers and…

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