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Archive for March 17th, 2021

Threaded Inserts in 3D Prints – How strong are they? – YouTube

Posted by jpluimers on 2021/03/17

They are much stronger than plastic threads, no matter how you create the plastic threads.

To make them even stronger, add shell thickness to the thread locations, either globally or by using modifier meshes. Modifier meshes work way better in Cura than in Slic3r.


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(mostly ASCII) List of emoticons – Wikipedia

Posted by jpluimers on 2021/03/17

Most searches for “ASCII emoticons” get you Unicode ones:

Luckily most are ASCII in List of emoticons – Wikipedia.

There are also shortcodes, which do not visually represent an emoji, but usually get translated to the image or Unicode character.

A few lists on them:


Posted in ASCII, Development, Encoding, LifeHacker, Power User, Software Development, Unicode | Leave a Comment »

A DUnit Folder Iterator Extension – The Art of Delphi Programming

Posted by jpluimers on 2021/03/17

Reminder to self: experiment with [WayBack] A DUnit Folder Iterator Extension – The Art of Delphi Programming.

This could be extended to virtual folders, allowing many integration tests to be run depending on some configuration hierarchy defined in a folder structure.


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