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Explorer Canvas

Volete utilizzare il tag canvas di html5 anche su IE6 ed IE8? Google ha la soluzione… Modern browsers like Firefox, Safari, Chrome and Opera support the HTML5 canvas tag to allow 2D command-based drawing. ExplorerCanvas brings the same functionality to Internet Explorer. To use, web developers only need to include a single script tag in …

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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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Brasil4Win 1.1 Long File Support

This bug fix release of brasil4windows give supports to very big zips (over 2Gb). The fix is very trivial, but it is crucial if you plan to store big zips. You can download brasilwin_1_1 clicking on this link. Upgrade is higly recommended. Zip64 extensions was disabled  because the default zip and unzip commands on Unix …

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Brasil Windows Backup Script 1.0

We are happy to announce the first version of brasil for window, a small python backup script. Brasil4Windows is a small python script you can use to zip and backup your files on a regular basis. Brasil4Win offers: LowLoad Backup. The script will try to pause under heavy load computer. Fine-grained ETA using stored bytes …

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Javascript and Smalltalk

There is a future for SmallTalk? I was a very strong fan of the SmallTalk language, but in the last five years I have seen more and more contraction of its usage in the IT field. The OLPC project, which uses also Squeak Smalltalk and its done by the core team fo Squeak, is not …

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oracle mass table drop

Sometimes I need to build a small script to delete a huge set of tables of a schema. In Oracle is easy to do it, using the meta tables "all_tables", "all_views", and "all_sequences": select  'drop table ' || table_name || ' cascade constraints;'    from all_tables where owner='protoss' and  table_name not like 'BIN%';select  'drop view …

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Advanced Bash Scripting

Is it amazing things you can do with a simple Bourne Again Shell  (bash). I have just discovered you can open socket using a small redirection syntax, and emulate small checks you normally do with curl or wget. The bash shell manual is always poor about examples, and this is very very sad. In my …

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Site Update: Happy new editor!

(First published on 2007-01-20) Hi all, ObjectsRoot now has correct story ordering ontags view! I am happy to announce I have just installed tinymce on my site. TinyMCE is a very nice javascript editor, also used in Drupal. What makes tinymce very nice in my humble own opinion, is its easy installation. You do not need …

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