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Getting Started with macOS Programming in Swift June 23, 2020, 1:57 p.m.

In this post we are going to see the basics of a macOS app through the creation of a simple, but at the same time useful for many developers app: A font viewer that will let us choose font families and it will be displaying the PostScript names of the available fonts.

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The Night Watch March 8, 2019, 8:27 a.m.

Pointers are real. They’re what the hardware understands. Somebody has to deal with them. You can’t just place a LISP book on top of an x86 chip and hope that the hardware learns about lambda calculus by osmosis. Denying the existence of pointers is like living in ancient Greece and denying the existence of Krackens and then being confused about why none of your ships ever make it to Morocco

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Get AD group membership recursively with PowerShell Sept. 26, 2017, 10:25 a.m.

The solution should retrieve not only direct group membership, but indirect (through group nesting) too. Although the question is plain and simple, the solution is very interesting from various perspectives.

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Boto 3 Documentation June 21, 2017, 9:22 a.m.

Boto is the Amazon Web Services SDK for Python, which allows Python developers to write software that makes use of Amazon services like S3 and EC2. Boto provides an easy to use, object-oriented API as well as low-level direct service access.

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ipify - Public IP Address API June 9, 2017, 8:27 a.m.

JSON API to find public IP address.

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Creating an initial RRD May 26, 2017, 8:24 a.m.

When creating an RRD database we'll need to specify a couple things, namely one or more Data Sources and one or more Round Robin Archives. The data source (DS) defines what type of data is accepted and some boundaries on what constitutes good data. The round robin archives (RRA) can almost be thought of as views, it defines the different ways we can store and retrieve data.

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Epoch Converter - Unix Timestamp Converter April 26, 2017, 2:47 p.m.

Convert epoch to human readable date and vice versa. The Unix epoch (or Unix time or POSIX time or Unix timestamp) is the number of seconds that have elapsed since January 1, 1970 (midnight UTC/GMT), not counting leap seconds.

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Image-to-Image Demo Feb. 24, 2017, 3:50 p.m.

The pix2pix model works by training on pairs of images such as building facade labels to building facades, and then attempts to generate the corresponding output image from any input image you give it.

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Classy CBV: Django Class-Based-View Inspector Sept. 4, 2016, 3:54 p.m.

Detailed descriptions, with full methods and attributes, for each of Django's class-based generic views.

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Create Bookmarklets - The Right Way Sept. 4, 2016, 3:54 p.m.

Bookmarkets can be defined as mini applications masquerading as tiny snippets of JavaScript awesomeness that reside in your browser and provide additional functionalities to a web page.

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Heroku Django Starter Template Aug. 29, 2016, 9:38 p.m.

Project starter template for Django 1.9 with production-ready configuration for Static Files, Database Settings, Gunicorn, and enhancements to Django's static file serving functionality via WhiteNoise

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Regular Expressions 101 Aug. 16, 2016, 3:22 p.m.

Online regex tester and debugger

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CasperJS March 25, 2015, 10:03 a.m.

CasperJS is an open source navigation scripting & testing utility written in Javascript for the PhantomJS WebKit headless browser and SlimerJS (Gecko).

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PhantomJS March 25, 2015, 10:03 a.m.

PhantomJS is a headless WebKit scriptable with a JavaScript API. It has fast and native support for various web standards: DOM handling, CSS selector, JSON, Canvas, and SVG.

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