Real life review: Universal player Sony UBP-X700

It’s been some time since I’ve posted about Yamaha BD-S681 universal disc player which I returned after all. I like Yamaha as a brand, by the way - mostly for their musical instruments. I’ve got a keyboard, a bass guitar and a couple of recorders by Yamaha and I like them. But instead of this … Continue reading Real life review: Universal player Sony UBP-X700

Spring Boot and HTTP message converters – no Jackson, no defaults

I’m afraid this post will get a tad longer - if for nothing else then for the code and output listings. So let’s state what we are to achieve here: Implementing custom HTTP message converters for custom content type and class.Avoiding default converters altogether or adding them at the end of the converter list to … Continue reading Spring Boot and HTTP message converters – no Jackson, no defaults

One Git config for all company projects

If you work with Git on multiple computers for multiple parties (yourself, company, another company) you’ve probably committed something with the wrong name/email already. Whenever I clone a company repository on my home computer, I have to go there and enter those notorious commands: git config user.name "My Normal Name, not fancy nickname" git config … Continue reading One Git config for all company projects

WordPress blog – to block or not?

I’m not sure exactly how new is the WordPress block editor, I’ve been using it for some time, but being with WordPress for over 12 years now I can say it’s new for me. I’ve decided to go over my older post and fix whatever is broken. As I often wrote about technical topics related … Continue reading WordPress blog – to block or not?

Real life review: Universal player Yamaha BD-S681

After starting my hi-fi quest with an AV receiver Pioneer SX-S30DAB I quickly became dissatisfied with our old Samsung BD-E6100 - especially as a CD player. With a previous microsystem everything worked, it was super easy to play CD and the controls were intuitive. Samsung blu-ray player could play CDs but it was way too … Continue reading Real life review: Universal player Yamaha BD-S681