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Making a Snoopy calendar in Unix

For those of you who don’t know, the Snoopy calendar is a gimmick of the hacker culture. It basically refers to a line printer calendar for 1969 featuring the iconic beagle from Peanuts, that apparently hangs on the wall of every Real Programmer’s office. 1,179 more words

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Build a RESTful Webservice in less than 5 minutes

There are quite some tutorials around about building and exposing a RESTful Webservice, but some of them are outdated and make you wade through complex dependencies and tinkering with deployment descriptors and web.xml files. 236 more words

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Dealing with Bad Address On ACD Mount In Linux

Every now and then while attempting to access my mounted Amazon Cloud Drive I would receive the error message “Bad Address”. To fix this issue I copied a script I had found on… 264 more words

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BSD Unix hack: adding conditional preprocessing capabilities to calendar

One of the most useful features of the GNU Compiler Collection is the -D option to cpp, which allows you to define macros at the command line. 944 more words

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share your email address, but hide it from spammers

Type the following code in your “contact” page or wherever you want your contact information to appear on your website:

Copy the code below, paste it in a text file and edit the content in red: 234 more words

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Git basics for beginners

Git is a free and open-source software that is used for version control and for source code management.

For a beginner, it might be a little difficult to grasp the concepts of Git. 460 more words

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