Google Reader end of life

For those of my readers who were using Google Reader, here are my comments 1) backup your data, read this : https://support.google.com/reader/answer/3028851 2) for the web gui, there is a one-click migration to Feedly : http://feedly.com 3) you can import the OPML (Outline Processor Markup Language) file from Google Takeout into Microsoft Outlook (right click… Continue reading Google Reader end of life

Number of primes below 1000

Do not expect a SQL answer there. My daughter (9) came from school with this question, and I suspect the expected homework was to google for an answer. I am pretty schocked of such practice, teacher encouraging google to do your homework are clearly not from my generation… Ok, back to the rules, pen and… Continue reading Number of primes below 1000

New WordPress

I am using godaddy as hosting provider. It is fairly cheap and reliable, and when I moved from blogspot to my own domain, I realised the “economic” plan I was using did not allow to keep on using blogspot on my own domain (something with active/passive ftp). The wordpress tool they offered worked well, but… Continue reading New WordPress

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Microsoft Word

Word 2007 allows to write a blog post and I thought I must try 🙂 I used Windows Live Writer to add this comment

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Preserve code formatting

Hey, This plugin seems to do exactly what I am looking for, enable users to write code in comments. Preserve Code Formatting Please test here and give feedback Warning: this changed the behavior of old posts too, so I have to reformat all older posts to no longer use < in code 🙁

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disqus comments, part 2

I have decided to remove disqus comments. What I considered to be a bonus, that is CODE POSTING, appears to be worst than before, because the PRE tag does not work. The main reason I switched back to last week behavior is that the COMMENT FEED does not work any longer. And I hate changes… Continue reading disqus comments, part 2

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Disqus comments

I just replaced the default wordpress comments by Disqus comments. Disqus enable you to track your comments add picture and other fancy staff. I have been looking for such a plugin for a very long time (and was too foul to develop it myself). The amazing bonus with Disqus is that you can post code!… Continue reading Disqus comments

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How Much Is My Blog Worth?

Inspired by How Much Is My Blog Worth? My old blog, laurentschneider.blogspot.com, is worth $14,678.04 My new blog, laurentschneider.com, is worth $564.54 This is all the pain by changing domain, bye bye top position in google, bye bye backlinks… My old blog is still active, and I hope to get equivalent ranking until end of… Continue reading How Much Is My Blog Worth?

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backup your blog!

You surely have not missed the “Amazing November 2006 Blog Catastrophe” of Mark Rittman. I use blogger and by typing “backup blogger” in google, I found [edit]something that has been removed in the meantime (and I do not use blogger anymore) [/edit, janv 2011]. It let you change the formatting of your blog to have… Continue reading backup your blog!

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blogger beta nightmare

Do not switch to blogger beta. It failed, and everything is corrupted on my page, I cannot fix it yet (this message will probably only be readable as feed). Take care!

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indian readers

I am aware indian and pakistan ISP did block access to blogspot blogs. There are some workaround available on google, for example to access my site from Pakistan, you may be able to use pkblogs http://www.pkblogs.com/laurentschneider I am quite sad about this, I used to have a lot of access from India in the past… Continue reading indian readers

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Just updated my photo ! Thanks to pion.ch photograph:-)

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Radio Free Tooting

Radio Free Tooting is apc blog… much better written than mine! wtg apc

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