Hugo Reeves

Student software developer. CS '24 @ University of Canterbury. NixOS user and Package Maintainer. Currently building an open-source finance tool called EARL. Content licensed under CC BY-NC 4.0.

Monthlog 01: November 2019

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This is the 01 installment in my 'Monthlog' - a public list of blog posts, announcements, software, libraries, videos and podcasts that catch my attention each month. I hope that regular readers will skim through the listings and find one, or multiple, th…

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Earl Devlog 01: An Introduction

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Earl is a free open-source MIT licensed finance tool currently in development. Inspired by projects including Ledger, the objective of Earl is to track personal assets, expenses, income, and capital gains across a variety of accounts. In this first devlog…

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Backups with Restic

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Restic is a powerful CLI based backup tool written in Go that I use regularly across my Darwin laptop and NixOS desktop. The important features of restic are. A variety of storage providers available for your backup 'repositories', Local, AWS S3 conforma…

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Your home in Nix (dotfile management)

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Anyone who spends a significant amount of time in the terminal or developing applications on more than one device has come across the challenge of portable user configuration management. The files used to configure tools like your shell, fish in my case, …

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