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xdiffr initial release

I have rewritten my differencing application to be cross platform. I have rebranded it to xdiffr and I have made it open source. You can download built Windows and Linux executables here: http://adamk.org/xdiffr The source code is hosted on github: … Continue reading

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Freezing hard drive as last resort data recovery

In the last few years I’ve had two hard drives fail. As a last resort each time I put the drive in a freezer for about half a day and then managed to recover most of the data. WARNING: If … Continue reading

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Docbook introduction

Docbook is a specification for writing documentation in XML*. Once an XML document containing the data content of the documentation has been created, it can be processed by XSL transforms to produce an output format (pdf, html, chm and more…). … Continue reading

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