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Archive for March 25th, 2020

In case I need JSONPath functionality in Delphi: grijjy/GrijjyFoundation@4ce069a · GitHub

Posted by jpluimers on 2020/03/25

From a while back, but just in case I ever need JSONPath (for JSON, or BSON Path): [WayBack] Added JSONPath functionality · grijjy/GrijjyFoundation@4ce069a · GitHub.

Via: [WayBack] Search for and extract data from your JSON documents using an XPath-like query language. Now part of our JSON and BSON library. – Erik van Bilsen – Google+

It has a small glitch on non-USA systems, so I filed an issue and provided grijjy’s Erik van Bilsen with a pull request:


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Workaround formulier inschrijven verhuizing naar Gemeente Leiden (@GemeenteLeiden en hun IT weten het al)

Posted by jpluimers on 2020/03/25

Het formulier is een klein beetje stuk, maar gelukkig is er een workaround.

Eerst het probleem

Alle knoppen “Volgende” verversen alleen de linkerkant van het formulier, maar niet de invoervelden.

Dit zie je al bij de eerste stap als je bij “Inleiding” gelikt hebt op “Volgende”: links kom je op “Contactgegevens”, maar de invoervelden laten dat niet zien.


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python – How do I install pip on macOS or OS X? – Stack Overflow

Posted by jpluimers on 2020/03/25

On Mac OS X with stock Python:

All you need to do is

sudo easy_install pip

After this, you might want to upgrade pip:

sudo pip install --upgrade pip

Source: [WayBackpython – How do I install pip on macOS or OS X? – Stack Overflow

You could go the homebrew way, but that means your system will have two Python installations usually causing a nightmare of path dependency orders. In addition, homebrew puts you on the wrong foot, so:


# brew install pip
Error: No available formula with the name "pip" 
Homebrew provides pip via: `brew install python`. However you will then
have two Pythons installed on your Mac, so alternatively you can install
pip via the instructions at:


Posted in Apple, Development, Mac OS X / OS X / MacOS, macOS 10.12 Sierra, macOS 10.13 High Sierra, Power User, Python, Scripting, Software Development | Leave a Comment »

Optimizing BitBlt by generating code on the fly – The Old New Thing

Posted by jpluimers on 2020/03/25

Blast from the past machine generated code by the various assembly versions of the  [WayBack] Windows BitBlt function [WayBackOptimizing BitBlt by generating code on the fly – The Old New Thing.

Via: [WayBack] Rodrigo Ruz on Twitter: “Optimizing BitBlt by generating code on the fly”


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