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  • Bpost-tools: a Node module to interact with bpost

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    Yesterday I published a module on npmjs.com which enables interaction with the Bpost Webservices API.

  • SMUL: New pastries in town

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    SMUL: “Klassiekers met een twist, moderne cheesecakes of probeersels die de smaaktest glansrijk doorstonden. Voorlopig nog met een beperkt aanbod, dat weldra zal uitbreiden en verzoekjes zijn ook altijd mogelijk!”

  • Automating Lilypond with Grunt

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    One of the very nice things about GNU/LilyPond, is its command line based existence. This offers the possibility to set up highly customized workflows. Below I’m describing mine, using vim as a text editor (but you can use any editor, really), and grunt as a helper that watches file changes and gives specific commands to LilyPond.

  • Gnucash en het Minimaal Algemeen Rekeningstelsel

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    GnuCash is een prima stukje boekhoudsoftware voor onder meer Linux-gebruikers. Een nadeel voor Belgische gebruikers is echter dat er geen template is voorzien dat het wettelijk voorgeschreven rekeningenschema volgt (i.e. de vijf balansrekeningen en de twee resultatenrekeningen).

  • Setting up mplayer for music transcribing

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    In addition to consuming vast amounts of coffee and cigarettes, transcribing music often implies playing, pausing and replaying small fragments of music over and over again, then skipping a few seconds to the next bit, and so on. The media player you are using, should be very agile and responsive.

  • A Dutch thesaurus in vim

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    The wonderful thesaurus option in vim can be quite handy when writing in vim on a daily basis. As I write mostly in Dutch, here are the instructions to work with a Dutch thesaurus.

  • Conditional signature in mutt

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    Mutt is a wonderful mail client, which I use daily and intensively. In my .muttrc I defined a signature containing my home address, which gets appended to every mail I send. However, when replying to mailing lists, I don’t want my home address to appear, as mailing lists are indexed by most search engines.