[Trick] Open startup folder in Windows 10

Older versions of Windows had an Startup folder easily accessible from windows start menu. But that’s not the case of Windows 10. That folder still exists though. And you can access it running “shell:startup” shell command, either from Task Manager -> File -> Run new task -> shell:startup,  by right clicking windows icon and pressing…

Putty + Ubuntu bash on windows with weasel-pageant

Forget about typing ssh passwords everytime in ubuntu bash for windows 10! weasel-pageant is a SSH agent that connects to putty’s pageant and works with windows 10 ubuntu bash. The url of the project is: https://github.com/vuori/weasel-pageant Installing it is as easy as uncompressing the zip file: https://github.com/vuori/weasel-pageant/releases And appending the following command .bashrc (replacing /mnt/c/dev/weasel-pageant-1.0/weasel-pageant with the uncompressed…

Back to wordpress; this time in english!

I used to write about programming and technology just in spanish; mostly because my english was pretty bad. And even when I still have a lot to improve, it’s getting better and better slowly but steadly. So, why not to start writting in english instead? I will reach more people, and will practice too!  I’m…

CoreOS quickstart

Today I have tried coreOS inside vmware player and it has been pretty easy. So now I’m ready to share the steps I have followed: Installation Downloading OVA OVA file can be imported in both vmware and virtualbox: curl -LO https://stable.release.core-os.net/amd64-usr/current/coreos_production_vmware_ova.ova Creating the config-drive We have to created the file user_data with the following yaml…

[Solved] Performance problems with Macbook Pro + intelliJ

My intelliJ has been working extremely slow in a 13” Macbook Pro. I started to believe that it was like that because it was just a dual core and that intelliJ requires a more powerful computer. But it was working so bad, that it was very strange. Today I tried vertx in this computer and…

Migrating from blogger to jekyll

I has been more than a year since the last update. In this time I have been writing in spanish in a community that I created about kotlin: kotlin.es. I used this weekend and today that is a public holiday to migrate my blog from Blogger to Jekyll. It has been a pretty tedious task,…

atpl.js: completed my twig implementation for #nodejs #twig

Today I have completed my project atpl.js. atpl.js (Advanced TemPLates) tried to implement completely the Twig template system, but implementing it in Node.JS instead of PHP. I know a couple of projects that tried  to do the same thing: swig and twig.js. History: I started this project something like a year ago, but I decided…

PHP 5.1 and spl_autoload_register

Since PHP 5.1 we have spl_autoload_register  (since PHP 5.0 we are able to define __autoload function); Since PHP 5, if you define a function called __autoload, it will be called each time that you try to access a class that doesn’t exist. When calling a static method as well as instantiating a new object of that…