Archive for May, 2010

There are a couple of cool features in GIT that may not be well known by everyone, depending on which platform you are using. For example on Linux it is quite common to have the bash completion working, while in Windows msysgit comes with a cool prompt which displays the current branch and some status […]

Google Font API

Google just announced the Google Font API. This allows to include quality fonts in HTML pages, as easy as you were doing before with the "web-safe" fonts. You specify a css link, and the Google Font API will produce on the fly the CSS for your browser. Then you are ready to use any font […]

Android.jar sources

Yesterday I wrote a post to explain how to link Android sources in Eclipse. If you use a different IDE, probably you can't have Eclipse facilities but it may be easier to have the sources "in line" with the android library. For myself usage I packed the android sources into some jar files. To have […]

If you are working with the Android Development Toolkit (ADT) for Eclipse you may have noticed that the sources for android.jar are missing. The Android SDK comes without the sources, and even if you manage to download the source code for the Android library, the ADT does not allow you to attach the sources to […]

If you have more than one laptop/computer on your desktop, you may find yourself jumping from a keyboard to another to make use of them. In this article I explain how I configured my laptops to share keyboard and mouse using synergy. It is always a good thing to have a second monitor, for example […]


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