Month: July 2017

  • the Android “Oral-B” app and my Oral-B Pro 6500 electric rechargeable toothbrush

    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.pg.oralb.oralbapp – version 4.2.0 (2017-07-27) https://www.oralb.co.uk/en-gb/oral-b-institute/technology/app-availability https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00LMDWOEO https://www.amazon.de/dp/B00LMDWOEO my smartphone: Huawei P9 (EVA-L09) Android 7.0 (2017-07-27) My toothbrush recently stopped talking to my smartphone app. It kept driving me crazy. I tried synchronising my smartphone and the toothbrush handle again and again – to no success. https://www.oralb.co.uk/en-gb/oral-b-institute/technology/app-availability We are currently experiencing Bluetooth connectivity issues between our […]

  • the GitHub wiki, “markdown”, GitHub “markdown” extensions, tables

    https://help.github.com/categories/writing-on-github/ – GitHub and “markdown” http://www.markdowntutorial.com https://github.github.com/gfm/ – “GitHub Flavored Markdown Spec”

  • started using “GitHub Desktop” and migrating a couple of files (utilities)

    The O’Reilly book describes using “GitHub for Mac“. Today (2017-07-21) there is “GitHub Desktop” instead – and I started using it 😎 . I started migrating a couple of utilities I uploaded to misc/using_timestamps_in_filenames. Quite a big step for me!

  • “Mishkan T’filah—A Reform Siddur” is a prayer book prepared for Reform Jewish congregations around the world

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mishkan_T’filah https://www.ccarpress.org/shopping_product_list.asp?catID=3750 https://www.ccarpress.org/shopping_product_detail.asp?pid=50113 – available for Kindle as well – and this should be easy to de-kindle  😆 – so this looks like a “general e-book” to me

  • upgrading my Macs from El Capitan (10.11) to Sierra (10.12) – keeping fink in sync

    Nota bene: you should always upgrade fink before upgrading OS X. http://www.finkproject.org/download/srcdist.php?phpLang=en : $ sudo xcodebuild -license Install the CLI: $ sudo xcode-select –install … $ fink reinstall fink Before running the fink utility you should “always” start gcc, in order to clear any problems with Xcode. If your fink activities run into a gcc problem […]

  • MediaWiki – interesting use of a less prominent attribute: ref group=”…”, references group=”…”

    These 2 MediaWiki XML elements carry an attribute named “group”: ref and references. And as you already know, those 2 elements work together. https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Cite – the reference manual https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wotan_Wilke_Möhring – this article has a separate list named “Anmerkungen”, the group attribute calls it “Anm.” Using this attribute you can easily keep a separate group of references, that […]

  • my Polar V800 displays an icon “smartphone with ‘?’”

    http://support.polar.com/en/support/how_do_i_pair_my_polar_v800_with_the_polar_flow_app Q: What does this icon mean? A: My V800 does not find my smartphone. Solution: Keep the Polar Flow app running on my Android smartphone.

  • Gliffy vs draw.io

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_network_diagram_software#List_of_drawing_tools https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gliffy: https://www.gliffy.com (no free basic service) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/JGraph : https://www.draw.io (free basic service) https://infos.seibert-media.net/display/DRAWIO/Diagramming+in+Confluence+-+Add-on-Vergleich+zwischen+draw.io%2C+Gliffy+und+Lucidchart questions: Q: how to resize a diagram in draw.io to fit on one page? A: when you print your diagram.