I also gave a talk at http://pygrunn.nl on development laptop setup: explicit automation. I don’t have a summary of my own talk, but I have two other things for you:
Later on I’ll try to document my dotfiles, but you can already find a lot of ideas and tips online for bash settings, for instance.
My name is Reinout van Rees and I work a lot with Python (programming language) and Django (website framework). I live in The Netherlands and I'm happily married to Annie van Rees-Kooiman.
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