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Alessandro Re
I'm not weird, I'm limited edition.
I'm not weird, I'm limited edition.
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GMail Bunch Downloader
Few years ago I did a google hackaton on Google Apps Script, and from time to time it comes handy. I must also say that, even if some Google services kinda suck (from my point of view ofc), Apps Script is a Good Thing. So, often I have to download attachmen...

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Phew, sysadmin-ing these days (for n00bs like me)
I am not a professional sysadmin, nor a sysadmin wannabe or an amateur sysadmin. I am just a guy that uses Linux as a workstation, to develop. I don't even do web development for a living (I used to), but still I do develop simple websites for people dear t...

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llfuse step-by-step tutorial
This afternoon I started to play, for the first time, with FUSE. So, to learn a little how to use the low level API, I wrote a simple and stupid filesystem and a little tutorial, that is basically what I observed during the process. It's published here (sor...

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Learning Go
My prototypes are usually written in Python 3, and later, if I need performances, I re-write them in C++. Currently, I have a machine running some long-running computations, and the code is written in Python. Sadly, they are taking way too much time - even ...

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Mozilla Prism: Live Again!
It's something pretty trivial, but I'll let you figure it out by doing it and pointing to few related references . I'll do the Example with Gnome 3, Trello and Firefox, because I use Gnome 3, Trello and Firefox. firefox --ProfileManager and create a new "Tr...

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Google Inbox - M2C
So, it's a week or more that I use Google's newest creation: Inbox. Inbox is definitely meant to replace Gmail (as google is trying hard to make me switch from Gmail to Inbox, with popups, notifications, settings). Long story short: I don't like Inbox. It h...

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Turtle in Python 3
This post is ridiculously trivial. You've been warned :D Basically, I was spending some little time on SO and I found a question by a young guy asking how to draw the yin-yang using Python3 turtle module. Sometimes I forget about Python's very cool features...

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Python Decorators Made Easy
I'm sure there's plenty of material on decorators, but when I look on google, there are still few resources that pop up in the first positions, and I believe they are over-complicated (beside the PEP-318 which is clear, but also full of things that you may ...

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Anti-phishing strategy
It just came to my mind a strategy to fight phishing. Phishing works pretty well, in terms of data gathered, because when a user is not expert and falls in the trap, he actually believes he have to provide the correct data, so he provide the correct data. O...

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I reckon Qt Creator's code editor is pretty good. Having it as a separated project from QtCreator Is A Good Thing. But... Is anyone using it and/or developing plugins for it?
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