1. Removing "Lock" from files in MaсOS X

    Don't know about you, but i keep facing with one problem from time to time in MacOS X. Sometimes i try to delete or modify some files and i get “Operation cannot be completed because the item “File” is in use” or “because the file is locked” message. It can…

    on macosx locked

  2. Making podcast feed out of youtube channel or playlist

    For about a year now i'm a big fan of podcasts. Aspecially, when i switched my job and started to bike to the office and back. It's really handy and interesting to listen all kinds of news and discussions about programming, gadgets and IT news, console games etc. One of…

    on Youtube Podcast github

  3. How to quickly check if given password is strong enough

    Recently i needed to quickly check that password is strong enough in accordance with customer requirements : Passwords will contain at least (1) upper case letter Passwords will contain at least (1) lower case letter Passwords will contain at least (1) number or special character Passwords will contain at least (10)…


  4. How to get list of failed TeamCity tests using python and Allure reports

    In our Selenium framework we made a custom JUnitRunner that can accept list of test suites that we would like to run, or exclude. For that in Team City we made special parameter tab where you can specify package and suite name that you want to run. It can be…


  5. Intellij IDEA 15 EAP Font fix for non-HiDPI screens

    Yesterday JetBrains annonced release of Intellij IDEA 15 EAP and i was excited because i always like to try somethign new. When i went through list of features, i got even more excited when saw a possibility to edit your changes in "Diff" screen - i was missing it a…


  6. Browsers and platform market share statistic sources

    It's pretty common, that when you start a new project, you need to define which platforms are you going to support? Well, at the moment i know 2 sources which, show pretty similar data and can provide you the answer for your question : 1. W3Counter - pretty basic and doesn't…