Following is a little utility I’ve coded recently, to automatically add foreign accents (diacritical marks) into Slovak, Czech and Polish language in real time (as you type). Utility works in anywhere in Windows, as demonstrates the following video showing how the program works inside the Notepad, which as we all know, does not natively include such functionality. [Read more…]
Are you in the process of deciding which version of AngularJS to use in your new project? Read my comments below. [Read more…]
If you get following error message: “Content within this application coming from the website listed below is being blocked by Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration” when installing Java SE Runtime Environment 8 on Windows Server 2012, this is the way to fix the issue. [Read more…]
Recently I came across the following error when developing against Acrobat DC libraries:
Unhandled Exception: System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMException: The procedure number is out of range. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x800706D1) at Acrobat.CAcroAVDoc.Open(String szFullPath, String szTempTitle) at *.Program.ConvertToPDF(String inputPath, String outputPath) at *.Program.Main(String args) and this article describes the simplest way to fix the problem. [Read more…]
This is a very short tutorial on how to parse any string that even slightly resembles a date into java.util.Date (instant in time, with millisecond precision).
Following is a batch file which allows you to map a network drive, but it also includes ability to enter credentials and mask passwords. [Read more…]
This is how you can fix Eclipse Error: Starting Apache TomCat at localhost has encountered a problem!
In my spare time I was playing with coding for Google Chrome browser and the app called ‘Accents & Diacritics for Gmail’ is a result of my fist attempt at writing a Chrome Extension.
This is a video demo of Andy (Siri for Android) I’ve developed for Android. I’ve never found a time to demo its features, so after nearly 4 years I decided to give it a try. Demo doesn’t include all of the features, but it was getting too long,… App is coded in Java & theoretically with small changes it could work on any platform. This demo was created using Windows Android emulator (to pretend a New York location). [Read more…]
Following are a very simple instructions on how to create a duplicate of your GitHub repository using Android Studio. [Read more…]
Following guide shows how you can query IP addresses of servers listed in a text file by using NSLOOKUP or Ping. [Read more…]
It’s a very common issue that PHP scripts using mcrypt will not work in out of the box installation of PHP. Following are instructions for installation of php-mcrypt on CentOS 7. [Read more…]
Following are the instructions for installing LAMP stack onto CentOS 7 or RHEL 7. LAMP stack commonly refers to a Linux installation of Apache, MySQL and PHP, which allow you to run full fledged web server with support for scripts and databases on a Linux server. In our case we’ll be installing: Apache HTTP Server vs 2.4, PHP 5.4.16 programming language and MariaDB 5.5.37 Server (a community-developed fork of the MySQL relational database management system).
It’s pretty straight forward. Following is the code… [Read more…]
This issue happens from time to time, where JComboBox is hidden behind a component or canvas. This is how you can very quickly fix the issue: [Read more…]