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Archive for the ‘Development’ Category

Exporting / importing ODBC DSNs (both System and User)

Posted by jpluimers on 2020/01/28

ODBC stores the DSN information in an ODBC.INI tree in the registry.

These posts explain how to export/import individual DSN entries:

–jeroen

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DPI aware Vcl applications and use Vcl Styles

Posted by jpluimers on 2020/01/28

For my link archive: [WayBack] Do you want to produce DPI aware Vcl applications and use Vcl Styles?… – Kiriakos Vlahos – Google+

Source at [WayBack] pyscripter/VCL.Styles.DPIAware.pas at master · pyscripter/pyscripter · GitHub

–jeroen

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Dependencies

Posted by jpluimers on 2020/01/28

Last week in Delphi developer switching to C# – Stack Overflow « The Wiert Corner – irregular stream of stuff I wrote about having a broad toolset.

Having such a toolset however does not mean you should stuff your project with dependencies. Choosing a limited set of tools is a very important part of building solid projects.

It does not mean you should avoid dependencies, just that you need to be aware on them and how they add up.

To get a feel for that, the comics on the right and below.

Sources:

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Hamburger menu character on unicode: use U+2261 instead of U+2630

Posted by jpluimers on 2020/01/27

Not all fonts have Unicode character ☰ [WayBack] Unicode Character ‘TRIGRAM FOR HEAVEN’ (U+2630) as it is in a less common block.

More fonts have Unicode character ≡ [WayBack] Unicode Character ‘IDENTICAL TO’ (U+2261)

The latter is slightly shorter and slightly narrower than the former, but works in way more places.

Via [WayBack] html – Unicode ☰ hamburger not displaying in Android & Chrome – Stack Overflow

I’ve worked around this problem by using the UNICODE character UNICODE U+2261 (8801), ≡ IDENTICAL TO as illustrated below rather than the UNICODE U+2630 (9776) ☰ TRIGRAM FOR HEAVEN which

–jeroen

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GitHub – Nike-Inc/gimme-aws-creds: A CLI that utilizes Okta IdP via SAML to acquire temporary AWS credentials

Posted by jpluimers on 2020/01/27

Since I will likely need something like this one day: [WayBackGitHub – Nike-Inc/gimme-aws-creds: A CLI that utilizes Okta IdP via SAML to acquire temporary AWS credentials

I think I got this via Kristian Köhntopp a while ago.

–jeroen

Posted in Amazon.com/.de/.fr/.uk/..., Cloud, Cloud Development, Infrastructure, Power User, Software Development | Leave a Comment »

 
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