Monthly Archives: August 2010

Disk and PC Swap Without Reinstalling Windows

The objectives I wanted to move my Windows and all other software m my old PC to a new one, with new motherboard and everything else. I just did not want to reinstall Windows, and all of other software, so … Continue reading

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Coding in PHP a Hijri-Gregorian Calendar

Why a Hijri-Gregorian calendar: Muslims follow a lunar calendar, named Hijri calendar. Hijra means “migration” in arabic. The muslim lunar calendar starts with the migration of the prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him, from Mecca to Medina. The actual muslim hijri … Continue reading

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POV – Persistence of Vision

Persistence of vision is the phenomenon of the eye by which an afterimage is thought to persist for approximately one twenty-fifth of a second on the retina. A class of display device described as “POV” is one that composes an image by displaying … Continue reading

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Why the Name Redacacia for this Blog?

If asked why the name redacacia for my blog, of course I will need to give some explanation. It is really filled with symbolism, as I am firm believer in sharing knowledge, that it doesn’t belong to me, its real owner … Continue reading

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A Twitbot Using OAUTH

The story line: I am a late comer to Twitter. My first objective was to twit the latest posts in forums I administer. I am webmaster of a Muslim portal. The portal contains several forums. Stammy script from Paul Stammatiou … Continue reading

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Internet Control of a Picaxe

Objectives To control remotely through the Internet electronic devices such as LEDs, light and temperature sensors, add more microcontrollers with applications.  Log  readings and produce dynamic graphs. The electronic setup A AXE050 board with Picaxe18M microcontroller is used. Picaxe products are manufactured by Revolution … Continue reading

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