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Volume VOLUME, Issue ISSUE - Month Two Thousand Twenty

Within these castle walls be forged Mavens of Computer Science

Current Contests[edit]

Essay Writing Contest[edit]

Why is the primary role of technology to improve humanity? You can read more about the essay and prize: here.

Excalibur Award
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$100.00
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Hints, Tips, Tricks, and Shortcuts[edit]

Linux[edit]

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This is a Linux Tip

Swift[edit]

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This is a Swift Tip

Emacs[edit]

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This is an emacs hint

Git[edit]

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This is an emacs hint

Newly Installed and Updated Services[edit]

Swift Update[edit]

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Swift 5.3.2 is now available! You can read more about the update here.

Octave Available[edit]

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GNU Octave is now available! Octave is a Powerful mathematics-oriented syntax with built-in 2D/3D plotting and visualization tools. You can read more about Octave here.

Vapor Toolbox Available[edit]

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The Vapor Toolbox is now available! The Vapor Toolbox simplifies common command line tasks when using Vapor. You can read more about Vapor here.

You can run your vapor project using the following command:

jane-williams@codermerlin:~/projects/vaporTest$ vapor run serve --hostname $IGIS_LOCAL_HOST --port $IGIS_LOCAL_PORT


ImageMagick Available[edit]

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Use ImageMagick® to create, edit, compose, or convert bitmap images. It can read and write images in a variety of formats (over 200) including PNG, JPEG, GIF, HEIC, TIFF, DPX, EXR, WebP, Postscript, PDF, and SVG. Use ImageMagick to resize, flip, mirror, rotate, distort, shear and transform images, adjust image colors, apply various special effects, or draw text, lines, polygons, ellipses and Bézier curves. You can read more about ImageMagick here.

For a very simple example, you can try the following in your www directory:

jane-williams@codermerlin:~/www$ convert -background cyan -gravity Center -font Utopia-Italic -weight 500 -pointsize 100 caption:"CoderMerlin" codermerlin.png
jane-williams@codermerlin:~/www$ chmod a+r codermerlin.png

Then, browse to your www directory and load codermerlin.png


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