It was fun. 20 kilometers on the streets of my home city. Despite small rain in the morning, central square was overcrowded with people and bikes. Perfect chance to show to authorities and drivers how many of us are and it’s time to accept this reality by issuing new laws and road rules.
Author: Constantin Bosneaga
Quickly move to the end or beginning of big chunks of data.
There are a lot of ways of doing differential backups, tons of software, freeware of shareware. I want to share one I didn’t know about which I liked very much. It is unfair so little information can be found the Net about 7-zip archival tool, which can handle differential backups with ease. Article is for CLI geeks, who understands where to push these commands )
It is web based, ajax, searches through 100M+ words very fast.
Source code is available on request. More details are here http://a32.me/2010/06/phpmydict-stardict-web-backend-with-php/
http://catsone.com/ is great SaaS recruiting tool used by many companies. One of the HR manager operation is sorting emails received from candidates. To ensure smoothness of the process this emails should be added to CATS system, so other managers can see full candidate history. There is an outlook plugin for this purpose. Assuming outlook is not in favor in our work place, I wrote GMail integration plugin.
Excellent trick when you should have Master/Detail lookup combo box in your Excel form. This is quite often needed. Here is an example:
Stardict is a popular open source dictionary program as well as file format for storing dictionaries. There are alternatives of StarDict, some of them better, some worse. But I never meet some WEB application to use dictionaries in StarDict format and interface through the web browser. I found this little interesting and created one…
While creating complex Excel based data input forms many cells needs to be protected from user input, like input labels, table titles, etc… When giving form to production I must be sure that all cells are properly locked. But, how to be sure if this having 1000+ cells ?
I discovered simple and visual technique to quickly detect and show locked and unlocked cells using Excel 2003 or 2007/2010.
Having spent some time with porting scanning application from Delphi 6 to 2009, I want to share with some working twain code. I used very well written component DelphiTwain with some modifications to run in Delphi 2009.
While searching for simple DSL line monitoring tool I found nothing really simple and decent. My goal is to hunt down internet connectivity instability. Since I have linux box inside, it is very easy to achieve.