Tag Archive for "programming"

Editing Songbird Add-ons

April 8th, 2009 by Andrew

The Notify Me add-on allows you to get Growl notifications when the song changes. Unfortunately, the add-on hadn’t been updated in 4 months. Here’s how I made it work with the latest version of Songbird.

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Project: Time Lapse Photography

January 22nd, 2009 by Andrew

I’ve recently come up with a good workflow for creating time lapse videos from still images, so I added time lapse photography to my projects page. While doing this, I’ve had a chance to use gphoto2, ImageMagick, FFmpeg, and Audacity. All of those are free and open source utilities, so anyone can follow the same […]

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Time Lapse Sunrise

April 27th, 2007 by Andrew

Way back in January I was playing around with this great software called gphoto. It allows you to attach your digital camera to your computer and take photos. This has many uses, one of which is to create time lapse movies by writing a script to take pictures every so often. So that’s what I […]

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Changing File Extensions

April 20th, 2007 by Andrew

Today at work I needed to change a whole directory (with many sub-directories and sub-sub-directories and… etc.) of .php files to the .html file extension. Since the files were on a Unix server, I wrote a quick Bash shell script to take care of this for me. #!/bin/bash   function change_extension_recursive {   #change all […]

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Flash, _lockroot, Stage, and hitTest

April 3rd, 2007 by Andrew

While working on my portfolio project for my Flash class, I realized that _lockroot doesn’t help at all with Stage and hitTest when loading one SWF from another. I had to search around the Internet until I finally found something about _lockroot and hitTest on this guy’s blog. This is what I found to remedy […]

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