Heroes 3 on MacOS with M1 Apple Silicon

1. You need Parallels Desktop with M1 support — https://www.parallels.com/ru/products/desktop/trial/ 2. Also you need an insider account on Microsoft web site to download win 11 for arm — https://insider.windows.com/ru-ru/ 3. Then you need to download Win 11 for arm — https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windowsinsiderpreviewARM64 4. Download Heroes 3 Hota on the internet (many links are there). 5. Set …

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FreeCAD to generate gcode

You should switch Workbench to «Mesh Design», then select your shape in the left bar, and go to Menu→Meshes→Create Mesh from the shape. More details on parameters — https://www.xsim.info/articles/FreeCAD/en-US/HowTo/Create-surface-meshes-from-solids.html

DMDE to recover HDD disks

https://dmde.com/download.html

MGTS(GPON)+Keenetic and external access to Synology

Adding a comment to an article about using Keenetic router behind an MGTS(gpon) receiver to make Synology services like DS Audio/Video/Photo and so on to be available via Quickconnect feature by Synology. First of all, enable KeenDNS like shown below And then enable it on Synology Control Panel like this: And now on any device …

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Useful links for proto generator development

https://rotemtam.com/2021/03/22/creating-a-protoc-plugin-to-gen-go-code/ https://medium.com/@tim.r.coulson/writing-a-protoc-plugin-with-google-golang-org-protobuf-cd5aa75f5777 https://github.com/nametake/protoc-gen-gohttp https://github.com/drekle/protoc-gen-goexample/blob/c60883c9711f3cfbd5191fd697651dbd067e6fdd/main.go#L135 https://github.com/grpc-ecosystem/grpc-gateway/blob/24434e22fb9734f1a62c81c4ea246125d7844645/examples/internal/proto/examplepb/echo_service_grpc.pb.go https://pkg.go.dev/google.golang.org/protobuf/compiler/protogen#Options.Run https://github.com/lyft/protoc-gen-star https://go.dev/blog/protobuf-apiv2 https://docs.buf.build/build/usage/#configuration https://github.com/grpc-ecosystem/grpc-gateway https://github.com/googleapis/googleapis/tree/master/google/api https://github.com/bufbuild/buf https://stackoverflow.com/questions/36540427/cannot-find-package-google-protobuf https://pkg.go.dev/google.golang.org/protobuf https://developers.google.com/protocol-buffers/docs/reference/go-generated#package https://stackoverflow.com/questions/61666805/correct-format-of-protoc-go-package https://grpc.io/docs/languages/go/quickstart/ https://github.com/protocolbuffers/protobuf/tree/master/src/google/protobuf https://github.com/gogo/protobuf/blob/b03c65ea87cdc3521ede29f62fe3ce239267c1bc/protobuf/google/protobuf/descriptor.proto

Go study

A list of resources for learning golang https://github.com/ardanlabs/gotraining/tree/master/reading

Set github actions for you repo

If you want to run tests/linters against you golang project, place something like the example below in .github/workflows/somename.yml to your project:

Good article on that — https://github.com/mvdan/github-actions-golang

Postgresql exercises

Basic querying — https://pgexercises.com/questions/basic/. Joins — https://pgexercises.com/questions/joins/. Data modification — https://pgexercises.com/questions/updates/. Aggregations — https://pgexercises.com/questions/aggregates/. That could be useful to refresh your memory. Not really up-to-date, but still pretty useful.

Mac OS — decrease pdf size via Preview app

To decrease the size of the .pdf filled with images, in Preview you can go to Export and set Quartz Filter→Reduce File Size before saving. If the images are too blurry for you, you can add your own profile. 1. Create a directory — /Library/Filters. 2. Add new filter file with unique filter — i.e. …

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Parental control for Linux Mint

Time limiter with UI — Timekpr (https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/11/timekpr-next-is-linux-parental-control.html) Domain blocker — Mintnanny (https://www.reallinuxuser.com/how-to-setup-parental-control-in-linux-mint/), too simple.