Category: Tools

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Posted in Photography Software Tools Web

New List of the Best Free 360-degree Panorama Plugins for WordPress

With the new version v1.1.0 of 360 View being published yesterday, I just wanted to explain why did I create that plugin. And what could be a better explanation than listing all the competitors? :) So here we go, the complete list of other 360-degree WordPress plugins I tried to…

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Posted in Featured on Home Page How To Software Tools Web

Using 360-degree Photos and Videos in WordPress

5/29/21 UPDATE: I just released v1.1.0 of the plugin supporting Gutenberg visual page builder (WordPress standard), orbiting and more. Take a look at the complete user manual here: https://andrey.mikhalchuk.com/360-view-wordpress-plugin 10/31/2020 Update: v0.3.0 adds video support, see an example below. I was struggling with finding a way to easily embed 360-degree…

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Posted in How To Tools

How to use large / multiline text as a field in mongodb

I’m working on a project that requires storing large multiline chunks of text in MongoDB. The chunks should be inserted in the database during initial database population, so I need to enter them somewhere in db population script. Unfortunately you can’t just put something like this: db.tests.insert( { name: ‘test’,…

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Posted in Linux Tools

Don’t use valgrind on MacOS!

Subj, It’s buggy and misleading. You will do better by installing Oracle Virtualbox (free) with Linux (free) and running valgrind (free) in the virtual machine.

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Posted in Hardware Linux Software Tools Web

MineStream Defender – the ultimate network security device

Last 12 months I was working on an interesting device that provides the network security features many companies and families are dreaming about. You probably already have heard about different threats out there like internet predators, viruses, spyware, dangerous websites, confidential information leaking from your business and others. Also you…

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Posted in Other Tools

Simple free online IP conversion tool

For debugging purposes I frequently need to quickly convert ip addresses from one representation to another. Here is quick and dirty (I’ll cleanup the interface when get some free time) converter that does the job. If you don’t see the form below because of some reason please proceed to this…

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