Extracting archives the easy way

I’ve recently updated to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and decided that I liked the way OS X extracts things. ...

Campus parking on Prime days only

Someone recently made a joke about we only being allowed to park a car on campus on prime days. ...

Compiling and uploading arduino programs without the IDE

The Arduino IDE might be good for beginners, but it’s not my usual text editor, so I don’t like it. ...

Simple guide to packaging python applications

This will be mostly a self-note for the future, and from someone who packaged an application for the first time today. ...

Installing the internet

Vaguely remembering when we first got internet access, I searched a little and found a package we got that day. ...

How can a programmer learn to design websites that don't suck

Graphics are really important in every project. Games, desktop apps, mobile app - every piece of software really - has something to gain by improving graphics (except Rogue, that is just awesome as it is). ...

How much do the Red Hot Chili Peppers like California?

I noticed that a lot of Red Hot Chili Peppers songs had California references. ...

Why I use Python and enjoy it thoroughly

I started learning Python about a year ago for a web development project during the summer break (but that’s another story). ...

The state of the portuguese engineering student (from where I stand)

I have a really hard time getting to know people who like to do some programming and electronics hacks in my university (see hackaday for an example of what I’m talking about). ...

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