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Launching “.au Direct”

Posted 24th March 2022

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Australia’s domain name manager auDA (.au Domain Administration) today launched the direct registration of .au domain names.

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Connect an RStudio project to Github

Posted 23rd March 2022

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Use GitHub to back-up your R projects within RStudio and ensure you maintain version control.

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Windows Package Manager (Winget) Cheat Sheet

Posted 9th March 2022

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Windows Package Manager is a command-line application for Windows 11 that simplifies the installation and updating of software. It’s easy to use and reasonably reliable.

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Blob analysis with OpenCV in Python

Posted 10th December 2021

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Here’s my methodology for performing a blob analysis from binary images in OpenCV using Python code.

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Fit an inscribing circle to a shape in OpenCV

Posted 30th October 2021

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The largest possible circle that can be drawn interior to a plane figure is called an inscribing circle. This can easily be fitted to a binary shape in OpenCV.

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Run Linux GUI apps in Windows 11

Posted 27th October 2021

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Use Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) to run Linux graphical user interface (GUI) programmes in Windows.

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Install apps on Windows without Microsoft Store

Posted 19th October 2021

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How can you install Microsoft Store apps on your Windows 10 or Windows 11 machine if your administrator has blocked Windows Store?

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Install Windows Subsystem for Linux in Windows 11

Posted 14th October 2021

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With the release of Windows 11 comes a vastly easier method for installing the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) on your PC.

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MyGov versus the Service Victoria app

Posted 12th October 2021

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My experience adding my COVID-19 vaccination digital certificate to the Service Victoria app on an Android phone. It took a few goes.

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Skip cells when running Jupyter Notebook scripts

Posted 27th September 2021

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There is a surprisingly simple way to turn off specific cells in Jupyter Notebook without having to manually comment-out chunks of code.

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