Month: November 2012

  • English grammar: commas and relative clauses

    “English in Use”: Commas / Clarity “English in Use”: Punctuation / Comma Rule: Relative that follows its antecedent: When a relative (clause) immediately follows its antecedent, and is taken in a restrictive sense (“restrictive clause“), the comma should not be introduced before it. The relative clause gets completed with a comma though. Of course it […]

  • wikibooks on the grammar of the English language

    Subject:English language – Wikibooks, open books for an open world Looks like the major entry in that list is this one: English in Use

  • O’Reilly Media book: Monitoring with Ganglia

    Monitoring with Ganglia: Written by Ganglia designers and maintainers, this book shows you how to collect and visualize metrics from clusters, grids, and cloud infrastructures at any scale. This hands-on book helps experienced system administrators take advantage of Ganglia 3.x.

  • O’Reilly Media book: Practical mod_perl

    Practical mod_perl – O’Reilly Media

  • O’Reilly Open Books Project

    O’Reilly Open Books Project Various o’Reilly books are listed and linked on that page: DocBook … Mason … mod_perl … Version Control with Subversion, 2nd Edition … Also a lengthy list of out-of-print books. PNG: The Definitive Guide …

  • MH: slocal: .maildelivery etc

    MH …: .maildelivery etc The .maildelivery file is a little like a poor man’s .procmailrc.

  • O’Reilly Media book: Testing in Scala

    Testing in Scala: Testing in Scala starts with an introduction of the Scala programming language, explains why project infrastructure is critical, and provides compelling reasons to use Scala testing frameworks to not only test Scala code, but Java code too. This book introduces and explains the Simple Build Tool, the Scala answer to Ant, Maven, […]

  • how to relocate to Israel – if you have an Israeli partner

    step by step process for citizenship in israel | Relocation to Israel A Ukrainian, non-jewish RoR devloper asked on israel.rb (the Israeli Ruby on Rails user group), how he could get a job in Israel (thread). Somebody pointed him there to the above web page. Actually it sounded there, like there is no such restriction as “you do have […]

  • Postbank (Germany) goes XML: camt.052 (a part of ISO 20022)

    Postbank (a subsidiary of Deutsche Bank) recently started offering the download of a BankToCustomerAccountReport AKA camt.052, which is a part of ISO 20022, the “universal financial industry message scheme“. According to their “full catalogue of ISO 20022 messages” [Link]: camt = Cash Management, camt.052 = BankToCustomerAccountReport () I would actually like to have that facility available as a […]

  • PPT = Perl Power Tools: “Unix Reconstruction Project” – maybe the best entrance to read up on the project Welcome to the Unix Reconstruction Project. Our goal is quite simply to reimplement the classic Unix command set in pure Perl, and to have as much fun as we can doing so. I would really love to have a few more […]