Find some hints on how to build reusable statically linked C++ binaries with the help of docker
Here you can find some hints on how you can install and run monodevelop in a docker container
Lately I had to fix some gentoo ebuild package - I describe a few possibilities I found how to do that.
I wrote a tiny extension for god in order to watch the number of open file descriptors of a running process.
See how you can run a god controlled ejabberd instance inside a docker container
I have started implementing an ejabberd module that targets the experimental 'Message Archive Management' (XEP-0313) specification.
Example on how to use a python script for the external ejabberd authentication mechanism
Short walkthrough on building a ejabberd clustered setup
Useful plugins and settings you may want to know when using vim for programming
I had some troubles to increase the maximum heap size used by eclipse on my gentoo installation. Read on to see how to solve it.
Using gentoo on your Raspberry Pi may sound like a suboptimal choice considering the awful long compile times. To speed things up you can setup your main workstation to serve as a distcc build server.
Small introduction on how to write a custom HTTP module for ejabberd
I have just released the version 1.0 of my .NET XML serializer written in F#. Have a look and give it a try!
Mysteriously Visual Studio does not allow to add folders to F# projects. However it is perfectly possible to do so anyway.
Ever wanted to create or override a function with an out parameter in F#? This is how it's done.
Generating the Conway look-and-say sequence in haskell
A short installation walkthrough on how to get the Raspberry pi to run gentoo linux
Ever wondered how to write an extension method for arrays in F#? This is how it can be done...
First part of a possibly longer series on solving 99 problems in scala
Project Euler problem - the twentieth
The solution of the 16. problem from Project Euler
Another Project Euler solution - number 6 this time
The solution of the second problem from Project Euler
Solution of the first problem of Project Euler written in Scala
Find a few tips for git I picked up lately/over time.
Ever tried to compile a lambda expression in F# into an internal delegate type? Well, if you actually did you will know it does not work as you probably would expect.
How to construct static generic classes in F#.
Implementing the singleton pattern in F#.
Since I always forget how to properly implement an ObjectDataProvider in WPF I will give a short explanation.
In case you want to have an observable object in F# for example to use it in a WPF application this is a convenient way to implement such thing.
The next post in the upcoming Project Euler series
Solution of the first problem of Project Euler
As a part of my latest interest in functional programming and Haskell in particular, I switched my blog from rstblog to Hakyll.
I just recently tried to build a small WPF application in F# and although Visual Studio 2010 does not provide great support for WPF in concerns of F# the experience was not as bad as expected.
For all you haskell programmers out there having or choosing to use windows, using Console2 is a great way to improve the ghci experience.
Get a small impression about my ongoing learnings on functional programming. This time I am looking into Haskell!
Today I tried to program the simple game "Hangman" in F# in order to get more comfortable with the functional programming style and with F# itself.
As part of my current interest in functional programming I took a quick look at programming in Erlang.
It does not happen that often but in case you want to get rid of a git tag on a remote...
Here is how you can find out the version of your SQLServer with a query.
How to setup console2 to be an awesome cmd.exe replacement.
I always forget how to use a resource image file in a XAML file - here is how it's done.
In order to catch unhandled exceptions in WPF applications you are not able to hook into the event you are used to in WinForms - now there are even two events you can listen to.
Vagrant is a nice and convenient tool to dynamically build configurable, lightweight and portable virtual machines using Oracle's VirtualBox.
RVM is a pretty convenient ruby version manager that enables easy management of parallel ruby environments.
For all you vim fanatics who want to have vim-like editing experience in your Visual Studio, there is a great solution waiting for you: VsVim
Because I always forget how to export data from the SQLServer into a CSV file I will post it up here.
There is a handy command to inspect an open transaction running in a Microsoft SQLServer.
Once in a while it's time for a new blog (engine)
I just happened to stumble over a really nice vim plugin called 'space.vim' that turns the space key into a clever action key.
Ever wanted to get hold of the RDTSC? This is how I got it done in C.
Ever wanted to unzip files from a zip archive without wanting to extract the directory structure?
I recently came up with a small function to search for visually selected words in vim.
Changing X11 resolution on-the-fly without restarting the Xserver
Time to get into social coding with git: join github.com
I just picked some random vim stuff you might find useful
dwm is a dynamic tiled window manager for X11
In order to clean up your portage-installed packages there is a great tool called udept