Locate large files or directories on Linux with bash

Locate large files or directories on Linux with bash

From a discussion on Super User, I have discovered an awesome tool that helps you to locate the largest files or directories in your computer, just typing a single command line on a bash terminal. I have only added some code to create a text file without the annoying… more

Another LaTeX template for the 2013 Europass CV

Another LaTeX template for the 2013 Europass CV

It's time to upgrade my old LaTeX version of the Europass CV with a new one that follows the 2013 release, fortunately it has been an easy task because there are many attempts on Internet. I choose the latest class available on CTAN and I have updated it inserting new font icons, the selector for… more
A tag cloud ordered by weight for Drupal using Views and Taxonomy

A tag cloud ordered by weight for Drupal using Views and Taxonomy

Last week I changed my default view for cloud tag with a new one that orders the taxonomy terms based on their weight. In other words, I sort them not into alphabetical order but into how many times a tag has been used in my articles. I post the code for the new View and the new style properties… more
Useful handbooks and resources for EPANET 2

Useful handbooks and resources for EPANET 2

Looking for a good tutorial to start the study of EPANET 2.0, a public domain hydraulic analysis package for water supply networks, I was impressed for the high quality and origin of most of the documents that I found on Internet. Even more for the resources developed thanks to its toolkit. So… more
Two ideas for an infographic CV using LaTeX and TikZ

Two ideas for an infographic CV using LaTeX and TikZ

Basically I was looking for reducing my curriculum vitae in one page only, that would have summarized all my education, working experience and skills. The infographic is a beautiful method to do this but after a vain research on Internet I have updated the ModernCV template with a timeline and… more
The benefit of drupal_is_front_page function an example

The benefit of drupal_is_front_page function an example

Thanks to this function I could re-activate the last version of MathJax module that gave me a lot of problem only in the front page of my Drupal 7 website. In the post I will describe how I have fixed this issue using the drupal_is_front_page() function with a few lines of PHP. When I discovered… more
How to merge odd and even pages together in a PDF with LaTeX

How to merge odd and even pages together in a PDF with LaTeX

A short post to describe my last LaTeX creation: a template file that allows to merge odd and even pages together, considering also the case of the reversed even pages. As usual there is a little edit area that make the process very fast, without requiring any knowledge of LaTeX and if you have a… more
A bash script to convert the color palette of a PDF into CMYK

A bash script to convert the color palette of a PDF into CMYK

It happens that you have to print for job or personal pleasure, one or more posters in a big format and like me you don't use famous commercial software and you aren't a professional illustrator. But how can the color palette of your document fit the request of the typography? This post tries to… more
Pipe network analysis with open source software: EPANET and PVNET

Pipe network analysis with open source software: PVnet and EPANET

Recently I have read that a local municipality has finally unblocked an old urban regeneration project in which I worked for many aspects. One of these was the pipe network analysis for that disused area. Fortunately I used PVnet and the job was simple. In this article I introduce this open source… more
Mobilegeddon? No problem with Responsive Bartik on Drupal 7.x

Mobilegeddon? No problem with Responsive Bartik on Drupal 7.x

In the last week there were a lot of articles about the new mobile-friendly ranking algorithm introduced on 21 April by Google, followed by an incredible hysteria about this topic, known as Mobilegeddon. I don’t understand where is the problem: a responsive website is the best compromise because… more