Posts with the tag education

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Mar 28, 2023 by Luc Perkins

Nuenv: an experimental Nushell environment for Nix

How and why I replaced Nix's Bash-based standard environment with a much more powerful and expressive build apparatus.

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Mar 22, 2023 by Luc Perkins

Moving stuff around with Nix

Don't just copy: copy declaratively.

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Jan 23, 2023 by Luc Perkins

Introducing Zero To Nix

Introducing a brand new, beginner-friendly learning resource for Nix and the Nix ecosystem.

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Oct 31, 2022 by Luc Perkins

Streamline your GitHub Actions dependencies using Nix

Make your CI pipeline both strictly declarative and reproducible across environments by replacing third-party Actions with Nix shell environments.

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Oct 7, 2022 by Luc Perkins

Using Nix to run software with no installation steps

All you need is the Nix CLI and a flake URL to run executables using Nix. There's nothing else quite like it in our industry.

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Sep 23, 2022 by Luc Perkins

Effortless dev environments with Nix and direnv

Like many of you, I work on a lot of different projects. Even when a project is less serious—hey, I should check out this new JS framework!—I strive to reduce the friction involved with setting up the project's dev environment to the absolute bare minimum possible.

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Sep 15, 2022 by Luc Perkins

Building a highly optimized home environment with Nix

How I used Home Manager and a personal project called Nome to declutter and optimize my home environment using Nix.