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Selecting an Online Backup for Power Users

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

I am big fan of online backup. It is an easy way to automatically protect your important files with minimum effort. To be effective, a backup strategy has to be easy to set up and maintain.

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SRecord Utility Should be in Every Toolbox

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

SRecord is utility that should be in the toolbox of every embedded systems engineer. It is an amazingly useful, open source, cross platform tool. It is like a Swiss Army knife for reformatting programming files.

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Free Utility Disables Trackpad While Typing

Wednesday, May 19th, 2010

If you have used a laptop computer you have probably run into this problem. You are typing on your laptop and your wrist accidentally touches the trackpad. Of course, you don’t realize it until you look back at your screen and see that you have just deleted a section of your code or accidentally overwritten your last 20 minutes of work in your Word document. If this has ever happened to you, then you will love this free utility, Touchfreeze.

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How to Add Graphics in Doxygen PDF files

Thursday, April 15th, 2010

In a previous post, “Document Your Software the Easy Way with Doxygen”, I discussed how to use Doxygen to create documentation for you software project.  This post shows you how to add graphics to the PDFs generated by Doxygen.

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Document Your Software the Easy Way with Doxygen

Monday, April 12th, 2010

Many software developers like writing code but hate writing documentation for it. There is a free program called Doxygen that can generate the documentation for you and safe you time and heartache.

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Free Windows Graphical App combines ipconfig, route, netstart commands

Friday, April 9th, 2010

IpConfig, ipconfig, netstat, and traceroute are very useful command line utilities built into Windows. They can be used to debug problems with network adapters, internet connections, DHCP and so on.  Here is a Free tool that gives you the functionality of ipconfig, netstat, traceroute in a graphical format and you don’t have to remember all of those command line switches. Click to continue »