Adding a new file type to an existing code highlighting style is very straightforward in Notepad++. I wanted the velocity template extension “.vm” to be associated with the html style markup rather than applying it manually each time (I know, still using Apache Velocity in 2016). This is very easy and straightforward.
Under “Settings > Style Configurator” from the toolbar HTML can be selected from the language selection box then “vm” just needs to be added to the “User ext:” Text box.
Now any .vm file will open with the HTML code highlighting automatically.
I recently got my hands on a TerraStation Pro 2 (TS-HTGL) and I ended up doing a lot of stuff I really didn’t need to do. Here is all the information I wish I had in one place. (All of this is at your own risk!) Continue reading →
A DNS (Domain Name System) server is used to lookup the address you type into the address bar and link it to an IP address of a system. The speeds at which the pages are delivered to you from different servers are varied. According the the namebench tool I could gain 34% by switching to google’s 220.127.116.11 DNS server.
Over the past couple of months I’ve been tinkering, now and then, with an automatic greenhouse waterer for my dad. Hopefully in time for summer. I “think” I have a working prototype. (I’ll add to this post and clean up the code when the first prototype is set-up in the greenhouse and working).
Mini Menu for Customization.
Settings saved between boots (EEPROM).
Turns off the display to save a little power.
Gravity fed (or hosepipe water source I think)
Short Parts List and cheapish. Continue reading →