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Notroot: install packages without being root

#bash #system


Sometime, you connect to a server and a library is not installed, or maybe you are a student in an university and you need to install some application that would take a snap using apt, but there is one problem… you are not root!

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Plater fills your 3D printer buildplate

#maker #3d-printing


3D printing is getting more and more popular and accessible those days. There is now a lot of printers on the market, great object communities and CAD softwares. Note that printing is still a long process involving human interventions.

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Plankton: a (pedagogical) 42-lines framework


In my opinion, one of the biggest feature of PHP is that it can both be used as a template system and a programming language. However, this may be a pedagogical issue because developers may be confused and mix paradigms.

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#php #tip

I faced a situation: I had an objects scene, containing a lot of objects referencing each other, and wanted to be able to take a snapshot of this scene and tweak it with the ability of “resetting” everything to a previous state.

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Formidable: PHP forms made simple

#php #forms


Forms are doubtless one of the most important part of writing a web application, because it deals with how the user interact with it.

Handling a form “manually” with pure-PHP is boring and repetitive, that’s why it’s really important to have a good form library to rely on (more than a templating engine IMO).

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