Tag: software

  1. On static pages and replacing the tenders.exposed website

    A bit of background would be needed first. There's an Ember app (namely Elvis), running entirely in the client. We have some static pages that have to be easy to manage for non-Ember devs. We also have a Wordpress instance we'd like to remove, because it adds complexity and yet…

    on software experiments server adventures

  2. Flush Chrom{e,ium} DNS cache

    If you're deploying things, you definitely were annoyed last time when you had to switch away from Chrome just to make sure the change was propagated. But there's a way to clear off Chrome's host cache. I only discovered it today, so I'm recording it here: Go to chrome://net-internals/…

    on software chrome cache

  3. Sketchup 2016 via wine and PlayOnLinux

    I've never done this kind of guide before, but here's a start. Below, a step by step guide on how to install SketchUp 2016 using PlayOnLinux. Some key points: Windows version must be configured in Wine to W7. SketchUp 2017 does not work. Don't try it, you'll waste your time.…

    on software experiments desktop

  4. Download YouTube playlists (and more) from command line

    This post is for all of you out there using web based tools for downloading YT videos. You know, the free, spammy, cluttered tools that will give you no control of the whatever you're downloading, but they'll ultimately spit out a .mp3 file after a few minutes of clicking around.…

    on debian software

  5. Too many tar commands? Try bloat!

    Swiss army knife. This is Perl to UNIX. But I'm not going to brag about it, but about a nicely built tool that came out of the mentioned language. What is bloat? How many times have you forgotten the argument names or order to extract a .tar.gz, .gz, .tar.…

    on discoveries software