Import DXF into Blender & fast settings

Import DXF into Blender & fast settings

If you need a powerful and versatile 3D software not only for modelling and texturing but also for creating interactive applications, you should have to try Blender. Sometimes its interface can appear very different and problematic than typical software, as AutoCAD for example. But with a little of… more
From the past: a traffic survey App for S60

From the past: a traffic survey App for S60

Two years ago I had to make many traffic surveys along a big road in Rovigo city during the rush hours: in the early morning and in the late afternoon. I simply had had to count the numbers of cars and long vehicles in the two directions of travel and in preset positions and times (15 minutes per… more
Patch & module to stop spambots in Drupal 7

Patch & module to stop spambots in Drupal 7

Recently I have been testing a patch for the captcha module and a custom module to ban temporarly the spambots that usually attack my Drupal 7 website. The results could be promising. Here is my provisional solution.In the previous article, Strategies adopted to stop spam in D7 (1st), I described… more
Template for a business card using LaTeX

Template for a business card using LaTeX

If you have to prepare your business (or visiting) card and you don't have enough time, you can try ticket.sty, a simple interface to produce these ones and other types as: labels for your files, stickers, pins and other stuff for your office, conferences etc. I put my version (with some hints and… more
Adding content using jQuery

Adding content using jQuery

Recently I have restarted to program the first web-app: the conversion of my storm sewer software. I focalized my attention on the input interface and despite the easiness and versatility of jQuery, I have got bogged down in details. I have reached a “result” but is full of bugs and not optimal.… more
Strategies adopted to stop spam in D7 (1st)

Strategies adopted to stop spam in D7 (1st)

In my opinion a big problem for the 2.0 websites are the spambots, annoying programs designed to invade your web forms with a lot of spam. After multiple attempts, I have found a nice compromised that it helps me to reduce this phenomenon, saving my bandwidth. Below I explain the Drupal 7 modules… more
Some links with LaTeX models for a good CV

Some links with LaTeX models for a good CV

In these last days I had to find another template for my resume, because people suggest me that Europass CV style is not much appreciate in England. I hope that the following links and examples shall help you to realize a good CV of course using LaTeX.Update: having improved and changed the… more
Slope Stability Analysis with SSAP

Slope Stability Analysis with SSAP

In my opinion SSAP2010 is an interesting freeware to verify slope stability and despite of other commercial softwares, it considers some inhomogeneities for example: soils, groundwater at different levels, different surfaces and stability elements (wall, sheet pile, etc.).SSAP means Slope Stability… more
Slideshow of the last articles with Views

Slideshow of the last articles with Views

I completed my home page with a slideshow of the last articles, creating a new type of content for this goal and putting inside only the ones I want to do appear in that rotating box. Next I put them in a Views.In this case I followed this tutorial: HOW TO INSTALL & SETUP VIEWS SLIDESHOW MODULE… more
Thesis template with LaTeX

Thesis template with LaTeX

Today, I will publish the template used for my thesis, it has been updated with the new glossaries package, cleaned and well commented. I think that it is still useful to writing this type of document and others and at the same time it contains some stimulus for reflection for whom is starting to… more