Check if you are following Social Distancing by using this tool

In current covid-19 situation maintaining Social Distancing is a must. Google has created this nice little tool to make sure we are following it. Sodar is an experiment which uses WebXR to visualise 2m social distancing guidelines in your environment. To do this, Sodar creates an augmented reality two-meter radius ring around you. To launch Sodar, please visit https://sodar.withgoogle.com/ using the Chrome browser on an Android device.

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Useful github commands

Github is the most popular version control software. After Microsoft has purchased it, they have made private repositories free.  Following are some of the common command which are useful:

install git for mac:

sudo yum install git -y

clone a repository:

git clone UrlOfGitRepo

add new files or changes:

git add .

commit new files/changes:

git commit -n "message"

push changes online:

git push

remember username / password:

git config credential.helper store
git push

 

 

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TVUsage android TV app to monitor your TV usage

In the current time of lockdowns. Usage of TV and streaming service has increased 4 times. TVUsage is one of the newer Android TV apps comparatively speaking. It introduces digital wellbeing features to Android TV. You can actually view quite a few stats with this, including your daily and weekly usage habits. There are some other features as well. For instance, you can limit your daily screen time limit and get reminders when it’s time to stop watching TV. Additionally, it can pin lock any Android TV app (great for those with kids), exclude apps if you want to track usage, and a few other things.
You can download it from https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=in.codeseed.tvusage. Try out and you will be amazed by how much time your kids/family are watching TV.

 

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Play Counter-Strike 1.6 in your browser

Counter-Strike is one of the most played online games of history, Many games like Fortnite or PUBG have got inspired by this PC game. And now I was so thrilled to know that you can just play this in a Browser. So what are you waiting for just visit https://cs-online.club/en/servers and invite your friends or join one of the online servers. Just want to warn you to find a server to play with will be difficult (Due to huge demand) so do keep some patience and enjoy the game.

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AWS services explained in one line each

AWS has many services and soon it gets very complicated. There are a lot of AWS services available. And I do mean: a LOT. Currently, there are 163 different services that are available from the Amazon Dashboard, each with their own way of working, difficulties, catches and best practises.

Visit https://adayinthelifeof.nl/2020/05/20/aws.html for easy one liner to understand all AWS services.

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New kid on block to show your internet speed

Cloudflare has launched new service to check your internet speed. speed.cloudflare.com is a tool that allows you to measure the speed and consistency of your connection to the Internet. You can use it to verify that the speed your ISP promised you is the speed you are getting, compare different ISPs or test network connectivity in different parts of your house.

The measurements run on the Cloudflare network, which spans data centers in over 180 cities worldwide. This ensures you are testing against a server that is close to you, which means you are measuring only the speed of your ISP, with minimal networks in between that may impact your score.

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Require a free audio editor?

AudioMass is a free, open source, web-based Audio and Waveform Editor.
It runs entirely in the browser with no backend and no plugins required!

You can load any type of audio your browser supports and perform operations such asl fade in, cut, trim, change the volume, and apply a plethora of audio effects.

It is quite useful and powerful and you dont have to install any softwares. For more visit https://audiomass.co/.

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Photopea FREE Online Photo Editor

Photopea Online Photo Editor lets you edit photos, apply effects, filters, add text, crop or resize pictures. Do Online Photo Editing in your browser for free! Photopea is an advanced image editor, which can work with both raster and vector graphics. You can use it for simple tasks, such as resizing images, as well as complex tasks, such as designing webpages, creating illustrations, processing photographs and more. I am impressed by it, it is faster to use then to open Photoshop on your PC. I love it you can check it out at https://www.photopea.com.

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Use Microsoft SQL from the command line

mssql-cli is an interactive command-line query tool for SQL Server. This open source tool works cross-platform and proud to be a part of the dbcli community. mssql-cli supports a rich interactive command line experience, with features such as:

  • Auto-completion: fewer keystrokes needed to complete complicated queries.
  • Syntax highlighting: highlights T-SQL keywords.
  • Query history: easily complete an auto-suggested query that was previously executed.
  • Configuration file support: customize the mssql-cli experience for your needs.
  • Multi-line queries: execute multiple queries at once using the multi-line edit mode.
  • Non-interactive support: execute a query without jumping into the interactive experience.

Install mssql-cli Platform-specific installation instructions are below:

Windows (preview) macOS Linux

Visit the installation reference guide to view all supported releases and downloads. Try out and let me know.

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Sublime Text is the best text editor period

I am using Sublime Text now for years and this is the best text editor to use if you are a developer or just want a reliable text editor. It is easy to use and also very powerful if you want to use all the tools it can provide to make life easy. The best part is you don’t have to keep on saving the file, it does that automatically so even if your PC crashes and restarts you can get your content of the file back.
Sublime Text is available for Mac, Windows and Linux. It is a free editor which you can download it from https://www.sublimetext.com/3 Download it today and check it out, I assure you will not regret it.

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