Moving SVN Folders

I recently had to move an entire folder on SVN from a place to another. When you think “folders”, you simply imagine that would be an easy drag & drop task.

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Getting serial ports to work on Linux

I’ve recently been “forced” to move my desktop from Windows to Linux again. Basically my current desktop “decided” it won’t support Windows anymore, and any attempt to start it ends up in a BSOD, and I just got fed-up of trying to get it to work.

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A change is always welcome

I’ve been procrastinating for too long, and somehow trying to avoid the inevitable. As must of you might have noticed, it’s been a long time I don’t blog about anything.

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How to return tag contents with regular expressions

As most of you already know, I LOVE regular expressions, and think they are great to solve simple and complex tasks involving strings.

One thing I usually need to do, is extract contents from inside HTML or XML tags.

Take the following XML document for example:

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First Flex 4 book released

The first Flex 4 book (Hello! Flex 4) has just been released this month in the UK. I haven’t read it yet, so no way I could give any reviews on it, but from the interwebs, I can see it’s contents are really good. A must buy for the festive period.

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Flash on the iPhone

Flash on iPhone

(Photo: William Hook)

Not really Flash running from websites on the browser, but at the MAX Conference 2009 that is happening this week, Adobe has just broken the news that Flash developers will now be able to create applications for the Apple Iphone using Action Script 3.

It’s a form of pre-compilation done via Adobe Flash CS5 (the new version coming up)

There is already some apps available on the app store. they are: Chroma Circuit, Trading Stuff, Fickleblox, Just Letters, South Park, That Roach Game and Red Hood. All created with a pre-release build of Flash Professional CS5.

Adobe has also announced on Monday Flash 10.1 which will be the new version of Flash coming for all the major smartphones (with the exception of the iPhone).

We can only hope now that as a next step, Adobe releases a flash version that can also be run on the Apple iPhone

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