with love from... Austria

Salzburg, 2011 Salzburg, 2011 Donauinsel, Vienna, 2011 View from Danube Tower, Vienna, 2011 Shlossberg, Graz, 2014 Hallstatt, 2014 Hallstatt, 2014 …

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Servo Control with Raspberry Pi in 5 minutes or less

Let's get down directly to the bussiness: you have set up your brand new Raspberry Pi with your favourite distro (Arch Linux in this case) and want to control a servo motor. You're in luck as we have the technology to do this in 5 minutes or less. Here follow…

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Conditionally ignore JUnit tests

When you have a stubborn test case that was written with *nix OSes in mind and just keeps failing on your Windows machine, what do you do? Aside from the correct answer that you should refactor/fix the said test case to be platform independent, you can also ignore that…

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Adding request mapping to a controller the groovy way

Last time I tried to write my Spring-MVC controllers in Groovy, I learned the hard way that they did not really played nice with each other, so I ended up moving as much as functionality possible to Groovy classes while using Java controllers proxying incoming requests. It seems things have…

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Let It Crash

Let It Crash (@pavlobaron) from Pavlo Baron A great introduction to reactive programming and Akka.…

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CSRF protection in a Bottle.py web-application

Here is a little snippet for CSRF protection in a Bottle.py web-application which can be used as a Bottle.py app-plugin. This was mostly inspired by this question on Stackoverflow.com but i disliked the decorator-type and created this plugin-type CSRF validator instead. This plugin will generate a new…

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