Post to Discord from Wordpress

Posted on Sun 07 March 2021 in Programming

The bulbcalculator project has now a Discord server, hoping it would be used sometimes in the future. Anyway, just to play around, I wanted to be able to post on a channel of the Discord server when posting something on the project site, basically announces.

It turned out that the …


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Merging git repositories

Posted on Tue 02 February 2021 in Programming

For a project, I decided that can be a good idea to merge a couple of repositories to have a single point where to put all the code, issues, wiki and so on.

I later abandoned the idea, since it not came out as good as I was thinking, but …


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Making the MiniBookDB database public take 2

Posted on Wed 20 January 2021 in Programming

In the quest to make the MiniBookDb database readable from outside my home network, I tried to use a microservice in Pythn/Flask.
While the approach work, I had the problem that the same site name is resolved with different IP depending on where I am: on my private network …


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Server migration

Posted on Mon 18 January 2021 in News

So, after many years, I left Linode to move to an European VPS provider, Transip.

Why ? Well, first thing is the price. For a little less, I got something more in term of disk space (both are ssd, but the new VPS as almost double disk space than the old …


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Multiple IP addesses on Archlinux

Posted on Wed 13 January 2021 in System • Tagged with Archlinux

That's another post that is here more to be a reminder to me that to be really usefull or add important informations.

Since I am migrating to a new VPS and I'd like to keep my personal stuff separated from the other sites I hosted on my server, I decide …


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ldconfig and custom directories

Posted on Sat 20 June 2020 in System • Tagged with System, ldconfig

This is more a reminder to myself than a new discovery.

To add a new directory where put the .so libraries and be able to use them, just add a new file with the path(s) in the /etc/ld.so.conf.d directory and run ldconfig


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Splitting Pelican pages list

Posted on Sat 20 June 2020 in Programming, Web • Tagged with Pelican

For another site/blog I write, with Pelican like this blog, I had the necessity to split the list of the site's pages into 2 indipendent lists. This because some pages contains something like the datasheet of a scale model while others are normal pages (links, about and so on …


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Resizing images

Posted on Sun 12 April 2020 in Programming • Tagged with Utility

For the my other blog about models and hobby, I frequently need to resize a batch of images. Using ImageMagik is possible, but after a couple images it become boring and time consuming.

So, being stuck at home, I came up with a small python script which use the Python …


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BulbCalculator 3.1.0

Posted on Mon 23 March 2020 in Programming • Tagged with BulbCalculator

A new release of BulbCalculator is out.
The 3.1.0 is a minor release with a very short changelog * Fixed the STL Ascii export * Removed the STL Binary export, at least for now.

The first is a bugfix to the STL export which render the exported file basically unusable …


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Building BulbCalculator windows setup

Posted on Sat 22 February 2020 in Programming • Tagged with BulbCalculator

Well, after too much time, I decided to make a binary release for windows of BulbCalculator and prepare two setups, one for 64 bit and one for 32 bit (if someone still use it).

After trying to use the Qt Installation framework, failing to build a working setup, I switched …


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