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Archive for February 16th, 2015

The Pro from DrawAttention: whiteboard laptop sticker that fits on your shell

Posted by jpluimers on 2015/02/16

Cool: The Pro from DrawAttention.

Developer at work

Developer at work


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VeraCrypt is the open source TrueCrypt successor – via Ashley Wilson – Google+

Posted by jpluimers on 2015/02/16

Wow, finally a TrueCrypt successor. And it is open source too!

VeraCrypt is the successor of the venerable TrueCrypt file encryption software, which was abandoned by its developers a while ago. VeryCrypt is compatible with TrueCrypt containers, and is open-source. (TrueCrypt was not). The resulting product fixes all known vulnerabilities that TrueCrypt had, and strengthened the security.

Read more about changes from TrueCrypt at

Veracrypt is now at these locations:


via Ashley Wilson – Google+.

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Windows Alt Key Codes

Posted by jpluimers on 2015/02/16

Brillant!: Windows Alt Key Codes.

The page has both lists of four-digit ALT+#### codes, a how-to, and reference links:

  1. Letters with Accents – (e.g. ó, ò, ñ)
  2. Other Foreign Characters – (e.g. ç, ¿, ß)
  3. Currency Symbols – (e.g. ¢, £, ¥)
  4. Math Symbols – (e.g. ±, °, ÷)
  5. Other Punctuation – (e.g. &, ©, §)
  6. Using the Codes
  7. Other Accents and Symbols: Character Map Other Page
  8. Non-Numeric Accent Codes: Activate International Keyboard Other Page
  9. Links to Other References


Posted in Development, Encoding, Power User, Software Development, Unicode, Windows, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Server 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista, Windows XP | Leave a Comment »

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