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Choosing a WordPress Vagrant Box

I want a Vagrant box on which to configure and develop WordPress. Here are some of the options. I wanted to decide on one. Here is how. Box: name Stars: on GitHub, # stars Ctrb: on GitHub, # contributors Rel: on GitHub, # releases Cmts: on GitHub, # commits Brn: on GitHub, # branches For: […]

Choosing the Right Diff Tool for You

By my idiosyncratic measures: For small changes git diff and vc-diff are perfect. For medium changes magit is perfect. For large changes DeltaWalker is perfect.

MD5 & SHA Checksum Utility for Windows

MD5 & SHA Checksum Utility worked just fine for me. Great way to verify MSDN ISO downloads.

Starting OSX Apps From The Command Line

open /Applications/ –args -Q

A chronograph is a watch that does a lot

A chronograph is a specific type of watch that is used as a stopwatch combined with a display watch. A basic chronograph has an independent sweep second hand; it can be started, stopped, and returned to zero by successive pressure on the stem. Via wikipedia. Good to know.

R 3.1.1 out and it fixes the package manager function

Via gog.

Moshi’s PalmGuard for the Macbook Pro is perfect

Having grown quite accustomed to ThinkPads, it has been a very long time since I have worried about the palm rest of a laptop. All of that changed when the Macbook came into my life. My biggest concern was the resale value of the device, and I found thta the simplest possible solution what was […]

The Standard Function Library

The SFL (Standard Function Library) from iMatix is a portable function library for C/C++ programs. The SFL is the result of many years’ development, and is provided as Open Source software for the benefit of the Internet community. The SFL provides about 450 functions that cover these areas: Compression, encryption, and encoding; Datatype conversion and […]

Flycheck does Emacs Lisp Checkdoc

Update OSX 10.9 to use bash4