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Check mail from command line

I’m not using an email client to check my mail for quite some time mainly because I don’t like being interrupted while I’m in the middle of something. Since I’m developing from a command line (guake), for convenience, I would … Continue reading

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Arduino twinkle, twinkle little star

I recently bought an arduino board and yesterday I took it out for a spin. They have some thorough tutorials on their website here I’ve used this tutorial to play some sounds with a piezo speaker and then I’ve changed … Continue reading

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Log4net configuration

I always forget how to configure log4net to enable it’s powerful logging capabilities. So here’s how: For web applications: in your global.aspx file, when the application starts, add this line: XmlConfiguration.Configure(); For desktop applications add the same line in the main function. … Continue reading

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How to securely call amazon webservices from a client application

If you are going to use the amazon sdk in order to create calls to s3 or other amazon web service, you will notice that in order to upload files or create get requests you have to work with an … Continue reading

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