A new snapshot version of DataparkSearch Engine has been released. You can get it on
Here is the list of changes since previous snapshot:
Crossword section is now includes value of TITLE attribute of IMG tag and values of ALT and TITLE attributes of A and LINK tags found on documents pointing to the indexing document
Meta PROPERTY is now indexing
URL info data is now stored for all documents with HTTP status code < 400
configure is now understands --without-libextractor switch to build dpsearch without libextractor support even it has been installed
robots.txt support is enabled for sites crawling using HTTPS scheme
AuthPing command has been added to send authorisation request before getting documents from a web-site. See details below.
Cookie command has been added.
Add support for SOCKS5 proxy without authorisation and with username authorisation. See details below.
A number of minor fixes
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Acer Aspire E 11 E3-112-C6YY is a nice 11 inch notebook which I found suitable for doing some work while commuting. And it costs only A$299 at
Dick Smith (or on Ebay). Here is a step by step instruction how to setup Ubuntu 15.04 along with preinstalled Microsoft Windows 8.1 (dual boot):
...continue reading Installing Ubuntu 15.04 on Acer Aspire E 11 E3-112-C6YY
If you use FitBit tracker with a smartphone which has been recently undated to Android 5.0 Lollipop, you might faced the same problem as me - the
Fitbit app has stopped synching with the tracker.
Surprisingly there are a lot of people complaining online or even raging in putting one star rating to the app in Google Play. However, the solution which helped me:
uninstall and reinstall the app, is mentioned on the FitBit Help web-site, and it takes around a minute to remove and reinstall the app.
Happy New Year to everyone with best wishes from Sydney!
Here is the culmination of Sydney New Year's Eve fireworks:
The video of the main talk at
Sydney SEO Meetup on 4 September 2014:
Roger Qiu, Founder of Polyacademy demonstrates
This tool implements
Google recommendations on making AJAX-driven sites crawlable as a service hiding all technical details under hood.
The Finals concert of the
2014 Australian Singing Competition was an amazing experience, and it was the first time I listened to opera singers live.
Congratulations to the winner,
Isabella Moore from New Zealand!
Andrew Beeston from
Clicky! speaks about email marketing at Central Sydney WordPress meetup:
I feel happy returning home at 2am last night catching the last train from the city. I've been to my first
milonga, dancing and watching real life tango for almost 5 hours. It was an amazing experience!
Half year ago I've thought I can not dance at all. It is changing since then with the help of Sophia de Lautour (Alvarez), my tango instructor, who is passionate about tango, very friendly and patient teaching someone who was not born to dance. If you wish to try learn tango, especially in North Sydney or Eastern suburbs, please take a look on the web-site of her school:
So Tango: tango classes and private lessons in Sydney.
The topping of the evening were
3 tangos performed by Natalia Hill and Alejandro Aquino who showed the art of tango haute couture. Watch them dancing in Taipei last year:
A month ago I have switched to
Yatango Mobile from Vodafone prepaid $29 plan per 28 days (well, it was 30 days when I'd started with them 3 years ago).
In short, the result is I've paid $22.44 for a whole month instead of $29 I would pay with Vodafone.
The Minesweeper Master is the
Problem C in the Google Code Jam 2014 Qualification Round.
Here is my solution for it in C language:
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