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Back on the gaming scene? Why not?

May/14/2012 1 min read by Marco Monteiro

I was a hardcore online gamer for a while. Specially when I was in college (we all know how that is). However since I switched from Windows to OSX I stopped doing that. So I bought a xbox360 and now I do 90% of my gaming there. Even if I have some cool online games on Xbox I miss two types of games: Poker online and MMORPG’s.

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Using Sublime Text 2

May/01/2012 1 min read by Marco Monteiro

Since I’ll be using sublime Text 2 on all my screencasts from now on, I thought I might do a little screencast about it first. I hope you enjoy.

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What bugs me about shorten url's?

Apr/30/2012 4 min read by Marco Monteiro

When shorten url's showed up for the first time they were great. We were starting the 140 characters era, and we wanted to share our stuff on the web. The problem was (and still is) that many url's that point to the stuff we wanted to share were way to big. Just look at those url's from amazon.

But this beautiful creation got us one ...tiny“ problem. Actually, the shorten url's didn't have nothing to do with the problem. The problem started when certain services we all use to share stuff with our pears started embedding shorten url's as a feature to their service. So when you're sharing your link you don't have to worry about shorten it. The link will be shorten for you. Great right?

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Using the sparks system with kittens

Apr/24/2012 1 min read by Marco Monteiro

This is my first screencast, I’ve done it without any script. I used it just to try out the screencast software and to actually see if I should start doing this or just stay with the written articles.

Please leave feedback on things to improve.

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Adopt Kitten helper for Codeigniter

Apr/20/2012 1 min read by Marco Monteiro

Need a placeholder? Like kittens? Use Codeigniter?

Well you’ve come to the right place sir. I have just the thing for you. Today edmundask did his own placeholder helper for Codeigniter. When I saw it I just had to make a placeholder with kittens. So I forked his repository and did it.

Hope you enjoy it.

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