Tutorial: Configuring Sublime Text as Arduino IDE with Stino

Stino - Sublime Text Arduino IDETo develop my programs and web applications I mainly use two editors/IDEs. For the former I use the wonderful Visual Studio, and for the latter – Sublime Text, the editor that I cannot do without ever since I first discovered it. If you still don’t know what Sublime Text is, you should download the free unlimited demo version. I bet a few among you will switch to it from your editors!
But that’s not going to be the topic of this post. See, when I worked on my Arduino projects before, I was bound to Arduino’s standard IDE, which, in all fairness, wasn’t exactly eye-candy and needed getting used to. The good news? Recently it became possible to develop for Arduino in Sublime Text. From coding, to compiling, to uploading onto the actual Arduino. Even the […]

Activating margin and border settings for images in WordPress

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The new 3.9 release of WordPress brought with it some new changes. Sadly, this time around at least one feature was removed, which is missed by quite a few people. Since WordPress 3.9 it’s impossible to edit borders or margins in the image editor.
This isn’t a huge problem for me personally, since I know how to set these properties manually in HTML. Still, this workaround isn’t always the best solution and editing HTML isn’t for every WordPress user. Solving this problem is going to be the topic of this article.
Activating the margin and border editing interface
At the moment, to be able to conveniently edit the borders and margins in the new version of WordPress you need a plugin. It’s called Advanced Image Styles and it’s available for free in the WordPress plugin repository. After you‘ve […]

Update: Cloud Downloader 2.6

Cloud Downloader 2.6 - SearchingToday is “update day”. From now on you can download the new Cloud Downloader 2.6. Besides some bugfixes, I have implemented some new features which came from you – the community. At this point I really like to say “thank you” for your outstanding support, your bug reports and your new ideas.
Below is a quick overview of what has changed in the new version:

[Feature] Search- and download status are shown in the taskbar from now on. So you can minimize the Cloud Downloader window without leaving focus the app’s status.
[Feature] Album covers are saved in a higher resolution (500×500 px instead of 100x100px) from now on.
[Feature] You can get more songs from an artist and support him, by clicking on the shopping cart icon in the search results. (This starts an amazon.com search for the artist’s name and the song’s title.)
[Bugfix] […]