After a few years working on it, I can say that the "magic mirror" I built with my son has been the best for-fun side project I've ever done. When I was describing the idea, my wife was hesitant about letting me hang it on the wall -- mostly due to …
These are some of my favorite software utilities for development and life in general. Everything listed here is free.
PyCharm Community Edition (JetBrains) - A feature-rich IDE and debugger for Python built on the IntelliJ platform, with the free community edition having arrived in 2013.
Notepad2 (Florian Balmer) - This …
Wouldn't it be nice to be able to save nice clean HTML from Microsoft Word? Here's a way that is only slightly convoluted.
If you use the "Web Page, Filtered" option from Word, you get buried in piles of CSS cruft, but as noted here, you can use the Publish …
Version 0.8.0 (beta)
26 Sep 2012
Around 74 KB
The Alert Camera Gadget lets you keep an eye on your Logitech Alert cameras by rotating through snapshots (still images) from all the cameras associated with your account. This gadget is not provided by or supported …
My son turns 14 this month, but we still have bedtime stories. Currently, the bedtime story is Simon Singh's The Code Book. While reading the description of the Vigenére cipher, I started to think about how I'd code up an implementation, and that led to my first webOS application. Cipher …
08 Jun 2010
Around 20 KB
Coming Up Gadget is a reminder tool for upcoming events for Windows Vista or Windows 7. It retrieves events either from Microsoft Outlook or a Google Calendar account (including Google Apps). Coming Up is intended to remind …
InspectionPrinter is a utility to help get source code ready for a formal inspection.
15 May 2006
Around 1.7 MB
Inspection Printer depends on the Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0, which can be obtained through Windows Update.
Note: Installing the …