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

Submitted by Nicola Rainiero on 2015-04-26
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 adapts itself according to the display size and today is easily to reach (many site have solved it since a long while).


Iframe tags in TinyMCE editor and Drupal 7.x

Submitted by Nicola Rainiero on 2015-04-12 (last updated on 2017-01-31)
Iframe tags in TinyMCE editor and Drupal 7.x

TinyMCE is a fantastic WYSIWYG editor available also for Drupal 7.x, but it does not support the iframe tag, or in a simple word if you try to embed a video, map, or an external web page you can see HTML code magically disappear. Fortunately the WYSIWYG IFrames module solves completely the problem and with a fix it is possible to maintain the allowfullscreen feature of the YouTube videos. Here is a few instructions and a screencast that simplify the whole process.


Latest features in Blender for CAD users

Submitted by Nicola Rainiero on 2013-08-26 (last updated on 2015-04-12)
Latest features in Blender for CAD users

Recently it was released the 2.68 version of Blender, but already from the previous one there are an interesting feature and two useful addons for architectural measuring and modelling in 2D: Ruler/Protractor, Edge Tools VTX, Edge Tools, ArchimeshNEW and Window Generator 2NEW. Let me introduce them using some screencasts.

First of all, I suggest you to install the last Blender version via PPA on your Ubuntu (or Debian derivates), you have to type the following text in the terminal:


A useful programming course in Python

Submitted by Nicola Rainiero on 2013-07-01 (last updated on 2015-06-14)
A useful programming course in Python

Two weeks ago I finished an interesting course offered by Coursera and called "An Introduction to Interactive Programming in Python". If you are looking for a funny and pleasant method to learn the basics of object programming and how to create simple interactive games, you have to take it. Below I am going to describe just a little my opinions and to show you a screencast of my mini-projects.


Analysis of in situ data with IPython

Submitted by Nicola Rainiero on 2013-05-27 (last updated on 2015-04-12)
Analysis of in situ data with IPython notebook

Some time ago I was responsible for a geotechnical report about a retaining wall in a lagoon. I only had a field of measures made up of: 6 CPTUs, 1 DTM and 3 soil samples. Hey a large amount of data! In that occasion I used a commercial software and a spreadsheet application, because the time was too little and I had not discovered IPython notebook yet. I show you through a short screencast how it is powerful and easy to use, perfect to this type of analysis.