Category Archives: Programming Languages

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How to mock file upload with RSpec 3.0 ? [SOLVED]

One more note on RSpec 3.0, this time one useful function that mocks File Upload , saves file/archive content to memory so after it you can do whatever your soul wants with it. Test file/archive should exist in the file … Continue reading

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How to stub File.read in RSpec 3 [RAILS, TDD]?

  Recently, I have been doing whole bunch of spec rewriting from RSpec 2 to Rspec 3. As a result I have found that documentation is not that straightforward, and some cases you need to really spend time and figure … Continue reading

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How to stub an IP in Ruby on Rails, RSpec Version 3 ?

Often when you are writing unit tests, you want to mock your IP address. Some of the uses cases could be – you are checking if IP is within the certain range. For RSpec 2.x  mocking  IP would look like … Continue reading

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How to scaffold JavaScript Web Application in seconds using YEOMAN ? (example with Backbone Marionette)

Hey guys, Today I want to discuss an issue that I have been recently facing, and how to solve it. The issue is: How to set up a new JavaScript web app as quickly as possible and start developing, instead … Continue reading

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RAILS, HAML : How to put Checkbox and label on the same line, with translations

Hey guys! Today I have decided to share with you little secret, that can save you quite some time, while writing templates with HAML. While creating a form for one of the projects, I needed to put a checkbox within … Continue reading

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How to make a contact form with Bootstrap 3 ? (JQuery/PHP/HTML5/JqBootstrapValidation)

Hey guys! Today we will talk about such essential feature for any website as contact form. Recently, while working on one of the projects, I had a pleasure combining couple of very nice tools (Bootstrap 3 + JQuery + jqBootstrapValidation), … Continue reading

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How to find if a number is power 2 ? (Bitwise and Iterative) [Python Script]

As I have promised, I continue answering your questions. One of the readers of myprogrammingblog.com wrote me an email asking How to find if a number is power 2 ? He also asked me to write a bitwise solution as … Continue reading

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How to check if a number is ODD or Even ? [PHP function]

Hey guys! Long time no seen! Today I had a pleasure of going over myprogrammingblog emails, where many users have asked me to show solutions to different problems. Sorry for not being able to respond earlier, as I had whole … Continue reading

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SWT: Datetime Widget on top of Spinner [ Progress Report]

What is the problem with DateTime widget ? Datetime is an SWT widget that shows DATE/TIME/CALENDAR, so overall very useful widget! In current version of SWT  it looks like this: So as you might have guessed DateTime  is a Composite … Continue reading

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How to test Applications using Eclipse ? (Introducing my new book)

Application testing plays very important role in any development process.  After spending numerous hours on it, I have decided to put what I felt was important in to a short book, which is intended to help developers  to get  started … Continue reading

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Java Helper Class: BMI calculator, lb to kg converter, kg to lb converter, feet to cm converter, cm to feet converter

Hey Guy’s, Long time no seen. Today I want to share with you Java helper class that I have designed for one  of the projects I am working on. This class will be useful for you, if your application works … Continue reading

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Eclipse SWT migration to GTK + 3.0 status report: August 2012 – October 2012

Finally, I have decided to give a brief update on where are we standing with migration of SWT from GTK+ 2.0 to GTK+ 3.0.  The reason why I didn’t do  “status report”  earlier is pretty simple – huge amount of … Continue reading

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Just received my RHCSA certificate

RHCSA Anatoly Spektor

Anatoly Spektor Red Hat Certified System Administrator

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How to reset root password in Linux (RHEL,FEDORA) ? What to do if you forgot root password ?

Today I want to give you some very useful tips on what to do if you have forgotten your root password. ATTENTION: This trick will only work if didn’t  setup GRUB password yet.    (if you did – sucks to be … Continue reading

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SWT migration to GTK+ 3.x: Use Cairo Instead GDK : First Patch – Tracker Widget

I am continuing series of posts about   SWT migration to GTK+ 3.x . Today, I will  write about patch for SWT Tracker Widget, that omits some of GTK+ 3.x deprecated methods. When I started working on patch for Tracker, it … Continue reading

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SWT migration from GTK+ 2.x to GTK+ 3.x : Introduction

In the earlier post I was exploring Standard Widget Toolkit. I have created simple application to see how SWT works. In this post I want to show couple of reasons, why SWT cannot be easily migrated from GTK+ 2.x to … Continue reading

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What is Standard Widget Toolkit for Eclipse (SWT) ?

Here I am at my new workplace. Next 8 months I will be working in Eclipse team, on migration of SWT  from GTK2 to GTK3. If these words does not tell you much, don’t worry, I am pretty much in … Continue reading

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Java – How to format string using SampleDateFormat ?

One of the blog readers asked me this question, how to format string using SampleDateFormat to mm/dd/yyy. Here is a small piece of code, I hope some of you will find it useful. a. Frist – import 2 libraries: b. … Continue reading

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How to setup TinyMCE using ASP.NET (C#) ? How to customize TinyMCE buttons ?

Today we are going to take a look at one of the most customizable Rich Text Editors for Asp.Net – TinyMCE. In this post I will give you couple of tricks how to easily set  it up, customize and avoid … Continue reading

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Java: How to split Java String with delimeter comma, space, new line, tab ? [SOLVED]

Sometimes it is very important to split a string on a comma \n \t etc. This piece of code will help you with it. Check out more posts on “Useful Java Functions and Tutorials”

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