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Nexus 4 digitizer

Just some knowledge I couldn’t google myself and want to store somewhere publicly accessible. After I changed my nexus 4 digitizer and screen assembly, the digitizer worked perfectly when phone asked for encryption key and touch screen went unresponsive when … Continue reading

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Amazon Glacier Uploader

Despite the fact that there are other clients, as pointed out in one of my previous posts, I was still a bit itchy to write my own one. After all WPF is a hardware rendered awesomeness. Even if it doesn’t … Continue reading

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In search of silver bullet

I feel a bit theoretical today. Lets say you have a team of 5 people working on some big project. The project is usual 3-tier project, so there is a datastore and datastore layer needs to be written. Now lets … Continue reading

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Amazon Glacier

I was trilled to see the price for it, as my media storage at home is susceptible to single zone catastrophic failure, thus said – house burns, or someone steals everything that looks electronic. But wait. No opensource client for … Continue reading

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Some updates

I’ve moved back to Comcast, as FIOS is not available in my new place. Comcast upload sucks, so downloads moving to where they should be I guess – gitHub! Route53DDNS updater had a critical bug fixed, it would update first … Continue reading

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Route53 dynamic dns updater service

After posting to AWS forum realised that the guy originally asking for windows application asked for more like a service. Voila! It is pretty easy with .NET. So now in addition to GUI in same package at GitHUB is bundled … Continue reading

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Running your own wordpress site for 51 cents a month with AWS

Really 51 cents a month* (asterisk! asterisk!). Well, almost. How? My recipe: 1. Make sure you are not running google.com, facebook.com or something similar. Won’t also work for anti-governmental newspapers, especially if they are in Chinese. If you are ok … Continue reading

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Route53 Dynamic DNS Windows GUI

When I wrote the Route53 dynamic dns script in ruby , it was pretty obvious I wasn’t the first and I wasn’t the last. So I thought what if I do something new and weird, like writing the same with … Continue reading

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Multiple requests to DNS

If you have a website, that has not so many visitors, and suddenly got shocked with amount of DNS requests being done to your domain name (or may be even the bill, which is less probable though) and you are … Continue reading

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Git

My stuff at gitHub – https://github.com/dreamins

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