Author Archives: Giacomo

list.com lives!

Do you remember list.com? it was a program for the dos prompt. It showed the files in the current directory, allowed to view them and to browse the filesystem. It was a 16 bit application and unfortunately cannot be longer used on modern PCs. It is possible to simulate it in this way: We use […]

Emacs new empty file!

emacs perhaps misses a “new empty file” button, that it’s available in other editors. The button on the top left of the toolbar does a similar task, but it asks for the filename, which can be annoying. Looking up this issue on the net i found some info (for example in stack overflow). If you […]

More agile color choice

Perhaps you’ve already noticed, it’s been a while since in the wheel there are 2 new buttons to choose the colors to test. These are the color selectors provided by the browser (for the more technical the <input type = ‘color’>). Many modern browsers support this feature. Let me know what you think!

New view in the rimario

In the rimario you can now view words in “cloud” mode :). The words in this case appear larger or smaller depending on their frequency in Italian. Have fun and let me know if you have any change proposals!