Unclutter your .profile
Zero downtime restart for your apps
One password per site
HTML5 angry french man
Unlock quarantined mac apps
request is a response
Easy static builds of FFmpeg
JSON pretty printer
HTTP to S3 cache
multi-media capturing tool
sendmail to syslog
This combo: you have GitHub Pages on your own domain. On the DNS side you need to point a record to yourusername.github.com but because CNAME cannot live on the same level as your other DNS entries
.at domains warning Aug 17 2012
Update 1: Some interesting discussion is happening over at HackerNews
Update 2: Gandi.net now works around the NIC.at policy so you're safe of buying .at domains there again.
Before renting an .at domain, make sure that you still own a FAX.
Google, please don’t close up the web Mar 10 2012
Update2: Google Groups now accepts views in incognito mode. Are you
Mail over IP Dec 11 2010
Idea is a new category where I put good and not so good ideas that you can use to start a business. If I had the time, I would try each of these ideas. But since I don't, just let me know if you use one of them, I'd be curious how it turned out.
As a first entry, let me introduce you “Mail over IP”. The title
tmux to manage your server Dec 5 2010
Today I discovered tmux, a GNU screen-like application. It allows you to keep your console sessions alive and manage multiple shells in the same window. Check out the website to get an idea: tmux.sf.net
What's really neat about it, is that even if the SSH connection to your server breaks,
Implicit versus explicit return May 13 2009
I'm doing a bit of python right now, trying the Google Appengine .
Going from Ruby to Python is not really hard, they have lots of things in common. One error that got me, is that in Python, all return values are explicit. So instead of writing :
E-voting is a solution for what ? May 13 2009
In this little rant, I'm going to argue that e-voting is not a good idea. Feel free to contact me if you have some good arguments.
First, let me put the ground of certain assertions. Voting, with other things, is at the root of our democratic process. And the idea behind
Apparently, Alt+Space is another character than Space in Terminal.app. Both have the exact same representation but don't have the same character code. I have no idea what it is useful for but it is annoying because I often hit it inadvertendly when using unix pipes.
Notes on programming languages and environments Apr 16 2009
Often, I spend time learning new programming languages and environements. It's not that I need to. I'm curious to learn and I like to see how various orthogonal features fit together. Ideally, one day, I will build my own programming environment (I know it takes at least five years). Note that I prefer to say “programming environment”, which I will later explain. This post is an aggregate of the various knowledge I gathered from my studies which come to my mind.