The Easiest (And Best?) Way To Search For Beautiful Wallpapers In Your Specific Screen Resolution And Size
There are undoubtedly a lot of wallpaper sites. Even more undoubtedly, most of them suck, both in content and filtering capabilities (by resolution, theme, etc).
My preferred way until recently was Deviant Art, because it had a lot of content and very nice filtering – I could specify my exact resolution.
However, as of some time ago, Deviant Art browsing by resolution disappeared, as evident from trying to find it on their site and from the comments on this post announcing the capability in the first place.
Sometimes the solution lies right in front of our eyes – we just have to open them to see it.
A while ago, Google Image Search expanded their support for …
Updated: September 16th, 2012
In the past few weeks I've been implementing advanced search at Plaxo, working quite closely with Solr enterprise search server. Today, I saw this relatively detailed comparison between Solr and its main competitor Sphinx (full credit goes to StackOverflow user mausch who had been using Solr for the past 2 years). For those still confused, Solr and Sphinx are similar to MySQL FULLTEXT search, or for those even more confused, think Google (yeah, this is a bit of a stretch, I know).
Updated: January 16th, 2010
I love Delicious. It allows me to store my bookmarks, tag and search them, and, best of all, have access to them from anywhere on the web.
Searching bookmarks by keyword is easy – just enter a bunch of keywords into the search page and off you go but what if you want to confine your results to a certain domain? The main reason I wanted to do it personally is so that I could see all pages of my site bookmarked by Delicious users and the corresponding number of bookmarks. However, the only url based search Delicious offered was a full url lookup:
This search is very limited – it accepts only a full url to …
Updated: October 6th, 2009
No matter what programming language you use, there comes a time when you need to search for a file somewhere on the file system. Here, I want to talk about accomplishing this task in Perl. There are many ways of doing so, most of them boring, but I want to discuss the fun and elegant way – using File::Find::Rule.
Let me briefly discuss some of the other methods first.
Using glob() (or <>, TODO verify) you can find files in a single directory, using only the limited shell wildcard support. For example,
my @files = glob("tmp*");
Twitter.com Autocomplete, Auto URL Expansion, Auto URL Shortener, RT Button, Nested Replies, Inline Media Embed, Search Tabs, And More
Updated: September 16th, 2012
Recently I read an article on the Six Revisions blog that discussed 10 seemingly simple improvements to the twitter interface. They included such things as nick autocomplete, mentions, groups, and more.
You could only dream about such twitter improvements… that is until you use the Troys Twitter script. Just perform the following steps and you will have the features I describe in this article. Here we go:
- Install Firefox (you already have that, right?)
- Install the Firefox greasemonkey extension
- Install the Troys Twitter script