Monthly Archives: September 2013 This one is an interesting site. The Super Dimension Fortress is a networked community of free software authors, teachers, librarians, students, researchers, hobbyists, computer enthusiasts, the aural and visually impaired. It is operated as a recognized non-profit 501(c)(7) and … Continue reading

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Continuous Integration from Git

Continuous Integration Not sure what to make of this yet. Seems interesting enough.

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Alarm Notification

This tutorial describes how to use the alarm manager to set alarms and how to use the notification framework to display them. In short, the sequence goes like this: In an Activity AlarmManager.set is called with a PendingIntent containing a … Continue reading

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Off site backup options

Off site backup options | Still trying to figure out where to keep Offsite backups. These are the candidates: Site Free Quota 100GB/Yr Notes AltDrive 30 day USD 45 Unlimited, Linux binary iDrive 5GB USD 6 Starts at 1TB, … Continue reading

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DID vendors

So I have been researching DID vendors with limited success. So far my leading candidates are: Vendor Country Set-up fee Monthly fee Per-Minute Sonetel NL EUR 1.40 EUR 1.40 EUR 0.01 Sonetel Peru EUR 5.50 EUR 5.50 EUR 0.01 Sonetel … Continue reading

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Parsing JSON in Shell scripts

This can be simple by using jq. This is a command line JSON processor. Here are a couple of examples of what can be done: $ cat json.txt { “name”: “Google”, “location”: { “street”: “1600 Amphitheatre Parkway”, “city”: “Mountain View”, … Continue reading

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