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How to refresh an application with bash: useful for Twitter clients

Submitted by Nicola Rainiero on 2019-09-08
How to refresh an application with bash: useful for Twitter clients

If you have the necessity to refresh or reload every a specified time an application that doesn't have this feature, you can adapt my bash script to your duties. Indeed it allows you to kill and reload an application in the same position after a fixed interval of time. I wrote it to refresh every 10 minutes the timeline of Corebird a third-party twitter client.


How to extract night and holiday hours from your Calendar with Apps Script

Submitted by Nicola Rainiero on 2019-08-05
How to extract night and holiday hours from your Calendar with Apps Script

It's time to update my Google Apps Script that exports calendar events into a spreadsheet. I use it to comparison my worked hours with the month payroll, so putting all my shifts on Google Calendar I have in automatic a sheet with all the shifts data. I added how to extract night and holiday hours and count the worked days in a range of dates.

This is the third article on the topic and if you want to know more I suggest you to read the previous posts:


Template for Developer CV with my updates and cover letter

Submitted by Nicola Rainiero on 2019-07-29
Template for Developer CV with my updates and cover letter

I was just a little annoyed to use the same Curriculum Vitae templates and so I have choice another one that I found on LaTeXTemplates: the Developer CV. I updated it inserting the cover letter with the same header of the CV, the space for a profile image near the name and a easy setup of the colours that highlight each section of the document. As always in the article I put the download links and a brief description of my additions.


An awesome cover letter template in LaTeX

Submitted by Nicola Rainiero on 2018-07-15
An awesome cover letter template in LaTeX

A good curriculum vitae must always be preceded or accompanied by an equally valid cover letter, I have always heard this or it can be read in almost all online guides. As a good awkward customer to this document I have always paid little attention focusing only on the classic CV and so to remedy this today I will publish a very good model found on the internet. It is in LaTeX but even those who do not know this language can easily modify it online following my guide.


Added the Digital Competence subsection to my LaTeX Europass CV template

Submitted by Nicola Rainiero on 2017-02-05 (last updated on 2017-02-08)
Added the Digital Competence subsection to my LaTeX Europass CV template

Recently thanks to a comment in my unofficial version of Europass CV, I have discovered the existence of the Digital Competence in the official and Giacomo Mazzamuto one. So I have firstly updated my CV and then the template hosted on GitHub and Overleaf. In the article there are a few notes about the new addition, the description of the digital competence and how to insert it in the LaTeX template.


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

Submitted by Nicola Rainiero on 2015-06-07 (last updated on 2016-08-11)
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 show a simple conversion of a PDF from RGB to CMYK, using ghostscript library and imagemagick in a handy bash script.