Getting started with MADNet Simulator

How many times have we felt the need of being permanently connected to the Internet? Our smartphones are already powerful enough to bring us tweets, news and even video content. 3G cellular networks are today the mean through which we download and upload content on the move, but these network are currently facing the challenges of mobile data explosion. So is it possible to ...

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Goodbye Lokku

Last Friday I said goodbye to my colleagues in London. During Friday afternoon we have been celebrating my departure with videogames, chess and a lot of sushi. Once again I've been having great times at Lokku. I admit to have had too much sushi and drinks on Friday night. But switching to a Sunday of quiet life here in Heidelberg has had its ...

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Turn your emails into DoneDone Issues with one click!

At Lokku we use DoneDone a lot. It's a simple and powerful issue tracker. An engineer looks into his or her list of DoneDone tickets, fixes an issue, marks it as fixed and moves forward. All of this is pretty cool as engineers and management both keep a record of all the issues along with their status.

However, especially after working on having ...

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CSS::SpriteMaker 0.08 is out!

CSS::SpriteMaker is a Perl module that allows you to turn images into CSS sprites to be used in your Website. I've already talked about this module at YAPC::Europe and London.pm meetup (have a look at my talks page and search CSS::SpriteMaker on youtube), but I've now uploaded the new version on CPAN! Let's quickly introduce a couple ...

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Easy Captchas with Django Simple Captcha

After opening this "wordpressless" blog I've obviously been getting a series of spammy comments in my posts. In an attempt to stop the spammers, I've taken the initiative of adding a captcha with Django. To my surprise it was incredibly simple, and fitted perfectly with what I did with Model Forms as explained in my first blog post. As the title of ...

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How do I Backup Seamlessly

You already know, it is important to back up your data. One day you'll wake up and your machine won't turn on anymore, or your operating system won't boot because of a disk failure. A backup copy of your data would be really handy in such desperate cases. Some people learn it the hard way:

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Hello, World!

I recently relocated to Germany and during the various relocation activities I thought about opening a blog section on my web site. I have to admit, I'm not really a ninja blogger at the moment. After all I spend most of my days at my desk, programming and reading e-mails. Definitely I write more lines of code than e-mails... but no blog posts ...

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