Fancy playing a bit with NixOS? You can download a VirtualBox image from the NixOS download page which allow you to run in a virtual machine on your local machine. However, you can also try it out on Amazon EC2. In this post, I'll show you how to create an
Perhaps you haven't heard of Nix yet. Quite possible, why would you? Package management is a solved problem, we have systems like RPM/DEB with many happy users. Actually, I used to be one of them, about 10 years ago.
Even though at the time I was a happy Debian
End of the year. The time to start looking back. Not just this year, but even further; I just realized that I started using Nix about 10 years ago. What started with packaging some software during my studies, evolved into Nix taking over my (computer related) life. Why did this