Month: July 2009

Changing orientation via a stylesheet

This magic CSS code is able to change the orientation of the printed page: @page port {size: portrait;} @page land {size: landscape;} .portrait {page: port;} .landscape {page: land;} For more information, take a look to the CSS Print Profile specification I thinked it was not possible to define printing orientation via a simple CSS! A …

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TrueCrypt – Free Open-Source On-The-Fly Disk Encryption Software for Windows Vista/XP, Mac OS X and Linux

T r u e C r y p t Free open-source disk encryption software for Windows Vista/XP, Mac OS X, and Linux Main Features: Creates a virtual encrypted disk within a file and mounts it as a real disk. Encrypts an entire partition or storage device such as USB flash drive or hard drive. Encrypts …

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Erlang Book Review

After reading an interesting article on Erlang  and Java interoperability, I have decided to dedicate my spare time to Erlang. O’Reilly has just published a wonderful book on Erlang, so I decided to dive into it.

Unison File Synchronizer

Several years ago I had the need of keep in sync three computers.  After some questions on a java mailing list, a very smart guy suggested me Unison. Unison is a file-synchronization tool for Unix and Windows. It allows two replicas of a collection of files and directories to be stored on different hosts (or …

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yasnippet – Google Code

YASnippet is a template system for emacs. It allows you to type a abbrevation and automatically expand the abbreviation into function templates. Bundled language templates includes: C, C++, C#, Perl, Python, Ruby, SQL, LaTeX, HTML, CSS and more. Yasnippet system is inspired from TextMate’s template system. You can use a tool to import any TextMate …

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