10 Jun 2015
NG, alpha, code
Alpha 9 of the NG series sports new commands for CSV import and quitting Excel as well as a simple API for Visual Basic for Application projects.
30 Mar 2015
Linux, OpenLDAP, Server, Tutorial, code
Setting up an OpenLDAP server on Ubuntu is quite complicated, and getting
SSL connection security to work may be the hardest part of it. Here I
describe what worked for me.
23 Jul 2014
FreeImage, code, rewrite
The FreeImage library is an indispensable tool to create graphics
files. Building it with Visual Studio 2013 requires some adjustments to
the solution and project files that I describe in this article.
Furthermore, I provide a compiled a 64-bit .DLL of FreeImage
24 Dec 2013
Linux, Tips & Tricks, code
In this article, I describe how to create a single A4-sized PDF document
containing two copied of a single-page, A5-sized PDF document. This is
useful for custom A5 forms that are to be printed in duplicate on A4
sheets, so that two A5 forms can be obtained by cutting the A4 paper.
22 Dec 2013
Excel, code, deployment
Introducing ExcelAddinInstaller, an InnoSetup script that serves to comfortably deploy native Excel addins.
26 Nov 2013
Linux, Network, Samba, VirtualBox, code
VirtualBox is an excellent tool to run one or many virtual Windows
machines on a Linux host. Its shared folders offer convenient access
to the host file system from the virtual machines. However, shared folders
may not be suitable for specialized tasks such as storing .NET
application-level Office addins. In this article I describe an alternative
way to share folders between the host and guest operating systems using
the Samba file server.
18 May 2013
code, hardware, personal note, review
Although a little off topic, I would like to write about my experience
with a Thinkpad® T430s. I recently upgraded from my old machine, which was
a Thinkpad T61. Prior to purchasing the new machine, I read lots of
reviews of the T430s, but still had a few questions, so maybe writing down
my impressions will help other people trying to decide which laptop to
27 Mar 2011
Linux, Mendeley, Tips & Tricks, code
Mendeley is a great piece of Software to organize one’s collection of PDF articles. It did a fairly good job indexing the several thousand …