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Archive for April 5th, 2019

Blast from the past: “Advanced Pascal Programming Techniques” – Google Search

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/04/05

Back in my school days, this was the best Pascal book you could get: “Advanced Pascal Programming Techniques” – Google Search.

This is Apple Pasca, USD Pascal, first Turbo Pascal era.

Sadly, getting English books in The Netherlands was hard. So I had to do with books from Academic Press which not as good.

Via:

–jeroen

Posted in Apple Pascal, Borland Pascal, Development, History, Pascal, Software Development, Turbo Pascal, UCSD Pascal | 1 Comment »

How to activate ADB & Helium on OnePlus 2 on Mac – OnePlus Forums

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/04/05

The quoted link wasn’t in the end what I used to get my config from a OnePlus 2 to a OnePlus 5

How to activate ADB & Helium on OnePlus 2 on Mac – OnePlus Forums « The Wiert Corner – irregular stream of stuff.

This is what I had to do instead:

  1. On the OnePlus 2:
    1. Enable developer mode (see Android 4.2+: enable USB debug mode (Nexus 4, Nexus 7, etc) orA few OnePlus One CyanogenMod tips)
    2. Enable USB debugging
    3. Install the Helium Android App from play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.koushikdutta.backup
    4. Run Helium
    5. Wait for activation
  2. On my Mac:
    1. Install the Mac version of Helium from http://download.clockworkmod.com/carbon/carbon-mac.zip
    2. Run the Mac version of Helium from
    3. Connect the USB cable to the OnePlus 2
    4. Wait for the Mac version of Helium to have “enabled” Helium on the One Plus 2
    5. Quit the Mac version of Helium
    6. Install the Chrome version of Helium from https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/helium-backup/gpglbgbpeobllokpmeagpoagjbfknanl?authuser=1
    7. Run the Chrome version of Helium
    8. Wait for the Chrome version of Helium to complete the activation of Helium on the Ons Plus 2
  3. On the One Plus 2:
    1. Select the applications to backup
    2. Back up

Relevant links:

–jeroen

Posted in Android Devices, Helium, OnePlus Five, OnePlus Two, Power User | Leave a Comment »

Product Graveyard: Commemorating the most memorable dead products

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/04/05

Some of those past products you’d loved are now at [Archive.isProduct Graveyard: Commemorating the most memorable dead products

It lists alternatives too at the bottom of each obituary, which might help you find a replacement for tools you had a crush on.

From their featured products list, I miss these the most:

Starting in august 2017, I’m curious to see how long the site itself lasts…

–jeroen

via: [WayBack] Product GraveyardWhat an interesting site. Obituary notices for products that at one time may have been famous and widely used. You can even find a… – Lars Fosdal – Google+

 

Posted in History, Power User | Leave a Comment »

 
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