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Building Python Modules on Windows

Python is a great cross platform application development environment. There is a  wide range of python modules (libraries) available. In most cases, module distributors supply platform specific installers which already built or at least they distribute the source code and let it to be built and installed by developers. It is easy to build and …

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Php Namespace Separator Discussion

I couldn’t figure out why developers wasted time to decide “” backslash as the namespace separator for php. I think, they should have choosed exiting ones like  “.” or  “::”. I wish windows developers luck for “” confusions on windows. No related posts.

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Wine 1.0

Wine stable release is ready after 15 years development. Not too bad. More than 15 years needed to fix Windows bugs. Congratulations guys, well done 🙂 Related posts: How Microsoft restricts developers on networking

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When Bogazici Guys Suck

When you need to access remote windows share over network, you just mount the share to your local linux folder like you do when mounting local disks. mount -t cifs //10.187.12.107/e -o username=merturk /media/remote/ –verbose This command should ask the password of the user then mounts the remote win share to your local. However, if …

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How Microsoft restricts developers on networking

Nowadays I’m interested in raw network programming which gives you ability to construct you building custom headers and makes sure that OS kernel does not modify these headers. I’ve started a VS.NET C++ console application (unmanaged) and typed several lines to test. #include “stdafx.h”#include int _tmain(int argc, _TCHAR* argv[]){ SOCKET s; int optval = 1; …

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Setting up a cluster

It took 2 days to read and learn and setup a JEE based cluster for different types of platforms. I still have some problems in linux running Fedora Core 7. Problem is setting up connection on node instances. A good start for JEE cluster can be found here. Related posts: Linux vs. Windows Conflict