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1  Other Software / Developer's Corner / Re: Is your editors color theme too dark? on: September 18, 2014, 08:39:14 AM
Very interesting. I have often wondered why these themes don't come with a darker background resulting in better contrast!

Thanks for the heads up. Thmbsup
2  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Looking for desktop calendar software that can sync with Google Calendar on: September 15, 2014, 02:39:53 AM
I've been using gSyncit mentioned above to sync google calendar with Outlook for years. It's working really well and I would recommend it. Updates come fairly regularly (mostly bugfixes).
3  Other Software / Developer's Corner / Re: CLION: A new (cross-platform, commercial) C++ IDE on: September 11, 2014, 01:27:51 PM
The video demo indeed looks impressive. I can't try it myself though as it requires a JVM Wink
4  DonationCoder.com Software / N.A.N.Y. 2014 / Re: N.A.N.Y. 2014 Release: Text Inspection & Manipulation Utility on: September 10, 2014, 03:58:53 PM
I've uploaded 0.16 which adds 'Lines - Remove duplicates & count unique'
5  Special User Sections / N.A.N.Y. 2015 / Re: NANY 2015 Pre-releases can go in this section on: September 10, 2014, 07:22:31 AM
If you could consider making it as a widget please
There is already a quite usable version of that: Countdown widget
but probably there's a market for a different one cheesy
There sure is! smiley
6  Special User Sections / N.A.N.Y. 2015 / Re: NANY 2015 Pre-releases can go in this section on: September 10, 2014, 03:42:05 AM
I'd like to see that  thumbs up
Yes, me too. I think that would be useful. If you could consider making it as a widget please Thmbsup
7  Other Software / Developer's Corner / Re: Markdown (and what do you do when a community outgrows your contribution) on: September 09, 2014, 09:24:26 AM
It's not a license... and several people have used it without prior permission.  And if you follow the thread of posts, they asked.  And he never gave a response.

Where I come from, if someone asks you if they can take something from you, and you do not give a reply, it doesn't automatically mean 'yes'. Neither does allowing someone to take something from you automatically allow anyone to do so.

But don't get me wrong, I don't disagree with you at all. The lack of cooperation on Gruber's part still surprises me. Especially since all they wanted was his consent (well, and the name).
8  DonationCoder.com Software / N.A.N.Y. 2014 / Re: N.A.N.Y. 2014 Release: Text Inspection & Manipulation Utility on: September 09, 2014, 02:46:35 AM
I think it does in this example, because all text lines have equal length. Otherwise, I think having the count in the beginning would make it easier to see and extract, e.g.

[copy or print]
one
two
three
four
five
six
two
three
four
five
six
three
four
five
six
four
five
six
five
six
six

[copy or print]
1 - one
2 - two
3 - three
4 - four
5 - five
6 - six

vs.

[copy or print]
one - 1
two - 2
three - 3
four - 4
five - 5
six - 6

But I'll do whatever suits you best smiley
9  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Scratch - A Game Programming Language For Children on: September 09, 2014, 02:12:55 AM
And now there's ScratchJr, for children aged 5-7. Currently runs on the iPad. An Android version is in the making though.
10  Other Software / Developer's Corner / Re: Markdown (and what do you do when a community outgrows your contribution) on: September 09, 2014, 01:36:36 AM
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And that's what they did in the end after he finally made it clear that he wouldn't allow the name to be used under any circumstances.  That's after telling them that he might allow pedantic or strict markdown... which both don't convey what is being done at all. 
...

Well, the Markdown license states that the name “Markdown” may only be used with specific prior written permission. So choosing a different name right from the start, while most certainly not changing Gruber's opinion about the whole endeavor, would maybe have led to less negative reactions from some parts of the community.
11  Other Software / Developer's Corner / Re: Markdown (and what do you do when a community outgrows your contribution) on: September 08, 2014, 04:08:56 PM
I agree mouser that choosing a different name and just stating that one of the main goals was Markdown compatibility would probably have been better.
12  DonationCoder.com Software / N.A.N.Y. 2014 / Re: N.A.N.Y. 2014 Release: Text Inspection & Manipulation Utility on: September 08, 2014, 03:51:59 PM
It would be cool if you have an alternative "remove duplicates".
It removes the duplicates, but ads a counter at the end with how many times a certain word appeared in the list.

I think I'd prefer this suggestion after all. Counter at the end: would you prefer that to at the beginning?
13  Other Software / Developer's Corner / Re: Markdown (and what do you do when a community outgrows your contribution) on: September 08, 2014, 07:02:00 AM
The same thing just starts happening with Scala. Even has some reference to the Markdown quarrel in the comments Grin
14  DonationCoder.com Software / N.A.N.Y. 2014 / Re: N.A.N.Y. 2014 Release: Text Inspection & Manipulation Utility on: September 08, 2014, 03:26:55 AM
Glad it's still useful, at least for someone Wink.

I wouldn't want to put such information into the output pane. But I'll look into putting it into an additional pane, maybe just underneath the output. What do you think?
15  Other Software / Developer's Corner / Re: Markdown (and what do you do when a community outgrows your contribution) on: September 07, 2014, 01:56:55 PM
Wow! I'm a big Markdown fan myself. Didn't know about this dispute though. Would be interesting to know what goes on inside Gruber's head. Seems like he missed the chance to be part of something important. I'm actually surprised how much effort the team behind CommonMark put into getting him on board. With the attitude he demonstrates, I think I would have just ignore him much sooner.
16  DonationCoder.com Software / FARR Plugins and Aliases / Re: Web Metasearch - Help adding new Site on: August 24, 2014, 03:21:49 PM
Hi talbottsw,

If you meant to use the FarrWebMetaSearch plugin to do this, I wouldn't recommend it. This plugin relies on the 'structure' of the searched web site to stay 'static'. The problem is that the provider of the respective site can change the 'structure' at any time, breaking the functionality of the plugin. In the worst case this could happen in such a way that you couldn't tell the difference between it being broken and it just not returning any value.

In order to reliably query information from your wholesalers they would have to provide that information via a reliable programming interface (an API). If your wholesalers offered such an API, it would be possible to write a FARR plugin (if that's what you want) or a simple application to query the information relevant to you from all four (or however many offer an API) at the same time.
17  Other Software / Developer's Corner / Re: regular expressions 101 on: August 20, 2014, 02:52:14 PM
...
At least it's commented... right?

On the right, you mean tongue
18  Other Software / Developer's Corner / regular expressions 101 on: August 20, 2014, 02:44:22 PM
While working with regular expressions today I stumbled over regular expressions 101. Not only does it test your regular expression as you type, but it also picks it apart and explains it to you piece by piece. Amazing!
19  DonationCoder.com Software / Find And Run Robot / Re: FARR will not start after latest Windows 8.1 update on: August 18, 2014, 01:40:11 PM
....  Have switched to Launchy...

Classic! Grin
20  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Donate a Vote, Make a Mobile App Happen on: August 13, 2014, 03:34:31 AM
Reminds me of Chandler, the SW which is the subject of the Dreaming in Code book.

From above Wikipedia article:
Quote
Its approach is mainly based in creating a unified representation for the storage of tasks and information so that they can be classified in a homogeneous way, refining that information through an iterative workflow, and allowing easy collaboration on the defined items.
21  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Fastest note taking tool? on: August 12, 2014, 03:40:58 PM
There's also hamradio's hamNotes plugin for FARR.
22  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Current web-based RSS readers - What is your pick? on: August 12, 2014, 03:34:42 PM
Like erikts I'm using Bazqux and am very happy with it. Had a support request just last week which was answered within hours with a solition.
23  DonationCoder.com Software / N.A.N.Y. 2014 / Re: N.A.N.Y. 2014 Release: Text Inspection & Manipulation Utility on: August 01, 2014, 04:36:13 AM
Fixed. Thanks for reporting.
24  DonationCoder.com Software / Find And Run Robot / Re: Startmenu not indexed on: July 31, 2014, 04:04:42 PM
You're welcome! smiley
25  DonationCoder.com Software / Find And Run Robot / Re: Startmenu not indexed on: July 31, 2014, 10:25:31 AM
I think the %MYSTARTMENU% entry in Options - Search folders should cover your start menu.


What do you get when you open FARR and type %MYSTARTMENU ?
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