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Year in Review: MaxKorlaar.com
4/12/2017 21:52

I've been wanting to do this for quite some time now, and it's finally time for the Year in Review of.. my own site!It's understandable that my visitors want some insight in what's been going on behind the scenes as well and I'd be glad to share some interesting statistics with you. My website now has an average of 2300 visitors per week!According to Cloudflare, I've...
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Introducing Pxl Open Source, your own custom image storage site
4/04/2017 20:43

As some of you might have already noticed, I have open sourced a project on GitHub named 'Pxl', named after the original closed-source image hosting site Pxl.lt which was known for its no-hassle custom branding and sharing customization. After Pxl.lt was shut down, I decided to develop a complete rewrite of the original concept and open source it so that everyone can set up thei...
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Use your Raspberry Pi and an (old) monitor to create a smart wall clock
17/01/2017 16:15

If you happen to have a spare Raspberry Pi lying around, you might know that they're quite fun to tinker with.I wanted to create a smart wall clock powered by my Raspberry Pi using PHP and HTML for the logic and the interface. As an extra challenge, I only wanted the monitor to be powered on when my Raspberry Pi senses motion using a USB Logitech webcam! It's really easy to set...
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About advertisements
5/01/2017 20:00

Unfortunately, nothing is really free* in this world, including this website, and my other websites.Currently, I pay for the domains (+anonymous registration) and hosting out of my own pocket, in addition to some small but generous donations that I receive by people who would like to contribute a few pennies to my Hypixel-subdomain. Now, don't think that I am desperate for some extra cash (Wi...
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Niet goed? Geld terug
2/11/2016 16:01

Om voor de verandering eens een blog-bericht in het Nederlands te publiceren zal ik mijn ervaringen met bol.com, de bekende Nederlandse webshop, eens uitzetten.Vaak zijn producten zoals elektronica goedkoper te vinden op bol dan bij andere winkels, en zeker de gratis bezorging bij bestellingen boven de 20 euro help daarbij. Daarom kocht ik mijn headset, de Turtlebeach P11, dan ook bij Bol. Deze he...
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MPanel: Things planned for my own CMS
21/08/2016 12:55

As you might already realise, the website that you're reading this post on right now runs MPanel. MPanel is my own CMS which I have created as an alternative to WordPress. I don't think that WordPress is bad, in fact I have worked with it before and created simple plugins for a client, but I do not think that it fits my needs. I want to be able to tweak the core of the product and still...
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Your screenshots in the cloud with Pxl and let's talk about exams as well
25/04/2016 23:40

Pxl.lt has been through a lot lately. Thanks to Paul (Amico) it has been able to grow and be developed even more actively. The service has been tested on different platforms and even different machines[citation needed]. After comparing some of our options, both financially and performance-wise, we decided to go for a completely scalable solution: Pxl.lt in the cloud. We store all of our i...
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Introducing the Hypixel Tools control panel
15/12/2015 16:40

Note: This blog post was made for my subdomain made for the Hypixel game server – I've got a few tools on that site used by quite some people.Hello reader,As you may have noticed lately, I have added a new section to my site, the control panel!This section is accessible exclusively for both Hypixel staff members and supporters of my website! If you are a staff member or supporter, th...
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When Buckets Leak: Bukkit.org Forum Vulnerability
7/12/2015 17:49

Update #1: I've been in touch with Curse on their #Bukkit IRC and the right people have been working on this issue - As far as I have heard, an announcement will be posted soon :-)Update #2: Curse have taken measures and have written an official statement. I would like to thank Kaelten for his cooperation and for understanding the issue and understanding why I had posted thi...
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