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).
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.
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:
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.
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.