Now I’m finally ready to tell you what’s been keeping me busy during the last three weeks.
I’ve spent them learning a new programming language called Go.
The process went so well that I even managed to write a new media player application Ymuse. Or, to be precise, a Music Player Daemon client.
The yesterday’s event has been a success in my opinion!
I’ve had a great time, and the turn-out was even larger than expected.
What’s the easiest way to download a video file from YouTube, Vimeo etc. in Linux? And how do you extract its audio track as an MP3 file?
You can opt for one of numerous online video converters, but I personally prefer doing that from the command line using youtube-dl.
It supports video downloads from YouTube, Vimeo, BBC, CBS, and about 1100 more (even from YouPorn).
Being in the software business for a couple of decades, I used to think it’s generally a good idea to test the software you develop before you ship it out. Yet, I keep stumbling upon situations where the developer doesn’t seem to recognise the value of tested software.
Say, I’ve been using the Foscam C1 webcam for a couple of years, one that looks like this:
Joining the mass sustainability
hysteria spree, I’d like to put my two cents into the future of my and others’ grandchildren.
Many interactions with Dutch institutions result in a filled-in and signed document that needs to be emailed or uploaded.
Or another example: you visit Russian Post where you’re requested to fill out 117 copies of a certain form. Do not give in to the provocation and do not fill it in by hand!