Moving to GitHub Pages
January 24, 2015

I decided to move this little blog of mine to GitHub Pages. Using git to manage blog posts it is a lot more appealing to me than copy-pasting stuff to Tumblr.

Playing with Ansible
October 28, 2014

I’ve been working with Ansible for several weeks now. It’s a very powerful tool for automating server deployment (like Chef or Puppet). It’s very easy to use, the only thing that it expects from the server is a working SSH access. Also it has a pretty good documentation.

Adding custom commands to
April 2, 2014

I’m often using Setuptools to package and distribute Python modules. Recently I needeed to add a custom command to so I can run it like this:

$ python mycommand --option --another-option value

The official documentation of Setuptools isn’t very specific on how to do it so here is what I came up with after a little research.

How to remove ads in Android
March 11, 2014

This is a very simple yet effective way to get rid of advertisements in Android apps – without rooting the device. In principle it is the same method that the Android AdBlock app uses: resolve all DNS queries for various ad servers to But AdBlock app requires a rooted device, which not everyone is able or wants to do.