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No love for vegetarian food

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16:59 | by AlexVie in Fun
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Vegetarian food left over in a super market in Texas in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.


How to set global font scale for Qt applications

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Qt Logo

Sometimes, fonts appear to small in Qt applications. If that is the case, a simple solution is possible, either globally for all Qt applications or per application.


Build a GitHub page locally with Jekyll

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How to build your site locally with your own Jekyll installation and deploy it on GitHub using different branches.

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Blogging With Jekyll

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The big question is: WHY? Why should someone give up all the innovations of the last 20 years or so that made the Web a dynamic, lively and social place and go back to publishing static HTML pages something we did 25 years ago? Doesn’t sound very logical, nor does it seem to make any sense, does it?

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GoT season 7 recap

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01:31 | by alex in GoTfun
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Sansa the sith lord :)
Sansa the sith lord :)

game of thrones season 7 is already over and to me it seems it just started last week, but in reality, it’s been 6 weeks ago. the shortest season so far brought a major events at an alarming rate and some of these events were unfortunately too predictable. this might, however, just be a side effect of the main plot approaching the final conclusion.

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Watch your weight, there is always a reason :)

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There is always a reason to watch your weight. This is a special one :)


Ritchie Blackmore tribute

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Some lesser known stuff from Deep Purple. Not exactly a song either, but more a recorded Jam Session that took place while they were recording the Perfect Strangers album. An instrumental track with mostly Mr. Blackmore showing off.

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Using AGG with buffered paint

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11:02 | by AlexVie in C++Development
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AGG is a cross-platform, high performance and high-quality 2d vector graphics library. It is written in C++ and comes as a collection of template classes with no dependencies except STL. In this example, we look how we can use it with the buffered paint API in Windows.


Rendering to a device context with AGG (AntiGrain)

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AGG is a cross-platform, high performance and high-quality 2d vector graphics library. It is written in C++ and comes as a collection of template classes with no dependencies except STL.


WTF is a Yoda condition?

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07:18 | by AlexVie in DevelopmentFun
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What is a “Yoda condition” and do I really need it? In short, it is a reverse notation of certain conditional statements in C/C++.