Archive for February, 2009
So I spent an inordinate amount of time tracking down a bug recently for a former employer in a system that accepts media file uploads and converts them on the fly. The system spawns off a small script that manages mplayer/ffmpeg/lame into the background and holds on to the PID to track the conversion process. [...]
So, after reading Mark Shuttlework’s blog on ideas for notifications in Ubuntu (basically mimicking Growl notifications for the Mac), I decided I wanted that kind of functionality, but… you know, NOW! There are a multitude of options available but currently I’m liking Mumbles. Unlike, say, Specto, which does the monitoring itself, Mumbles provides a DBus [...]
As many of you know I am finishing up my last semester at school and at the same time on the lookout for jobs (For those interested, you can look at my résumé). As a part of the last few classes I have to finish, I am taking a CPSC Seminar course which so far [...]
Hey everyone, my brother is actually blogging! Check out Eric Cousineau’s blog. Right now it’s looking like the focus of his posting will be about Digital Mars D programming language. Everyone go give him some traffic and encourage him to keep posting!