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I’ve written before about using Excel for some remote data collection and analysis tasks. One thing that often annoyed me in such situations was the inability to utilize multiple monitors. Whenever I wanted to break out a sheet, or especially … Continue reading
Here are a number of assorted aliases and functions for Bash that I’ve made in the last few months and found to be useful. Enjoy!
Often when trying to catch up on the news or just researching something online, I come across article pages filled with distractions. Ads before the article, ads around the article, ads below the article, ads in the article, obscene sidebars … Continue reading
I came across MySQLTuner recently and was most pleasantly surprised. It’s a Perl script that only requires your MySQL user and password to provide detailed and useful checks of a running MySQL instance. First though, check out the awesome URL … Continue reading
Python’s introspection abilities are quite extensive and useful. They are also well-documented, so I won’t go into the basics here. Check out this article if you need a good overview. N.B.: discussion and code below applies to both methods and … Continue reading