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Error in Rendering Angular on Internet Explorer 11

October 31, 2019Category: Tutorial
I have an app developed with Angular. For the past weeks I had an issue that some users would get the page load as plain text: The end-of-life for IE11 is supposed to be in 2020 for normal windows machines. However, IE11 will live a bit longer on Windows Server machines apparently. Consequently, we…

Filter Out Folders in Outlook 2016

September 13, 2019Categories: Tools, Tutorial
Today I finally caved: I got tired of having bug reports showing up in my searches in Outlook. I looked around and found a relatively simple way to do it. Steps Open Outlook Select the Inbox folder Click on the View > Change View Select Manage Views Click New to create a new view and…

Use Shared Variables with Cypress in Typescript

September 11, 2019Categories: Software, Tutorial
This week I started adding Cypress testing to my blog (with some surprises too!). I insisted to use typescript with Cypress and my code looks now like this: This is fine and it works. Thing is that I have the text 'Laur IVAN|PRO" defined in another file and the site is getting it from that file…

Finding Article-Level Metrics

March 28, 2019Category: Tutorial
In the past days I've set to find a number of article-level metrics (ALMs) for a bunch of articles. TO make things easier, I've set out to get: number of citations per article number of views / downloads / reads geographic coverage (where were the people interested in that article) Initially, my…

Some Metrics for Research Articles

March 18, 2019Category: Tutorial
These days I fount that for researchers, there are more ways to measure their value than just their number of citations and correlate with the impact factors of the journals where they publish. To be more exact, I found: h-index - The h index is a quantitative metric based on analysis of…

Draw Graphs with JSON Data

February 3, 2019Categories: Software, Tutorial
Previous post dealt with sending JSON data around. Now, I need to be able to draw it. After looking for graphing libraries, I've settled on Chart.js and on CanvasJS . Common steps All graphs need a canvas element to function: First thing I wanted, was to get the data with AJAX. This way, my…

Send JSON Graph Data from Django

February 3, 2019Categories: Software, Tutorial
I'm trying to write a Django application to deal with my finances. I've got a nice page listing various transactions, but I thought it'd be nice to have a graph too, to see where I actually am on the spot. To do this, I'll need two components: A JSON sender from Django A receiver and renderer on the…

Mirror a Confluence Site

October 22, 2018Categories: IT, Tutorial
TL;DR: wget has a mode capable of saving cookies. The other day I thought it'd be interesting to have a local copy of a confluence wiki, to avoid hitting the internet every time I needed a howto. So, I've tried curl first and failed (probably my fault really). So, after a few tries, I managed…

Jenkins Pipeline Deployment Variants

October 18, 2018Categories: IT, Tutorial
This post outlined a list of steps in a pipeline. When building actual pipelines, I've noticed the deployment process is more than just deployment . I've identified several variants: orchestration deployment (e.g. helios deployment) file copy like this git update for e.g. assets repositories This…

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