Recently I wrote a short BASH script called dropmeld to enable diff and merge functionality like Meld to your Dropbox. It lets you specify a time and possibly multiple files or folders, downloads the corresponding file versions and opens Meld to compare old and new.
Hugin is a very comfortable tool to create beautiful panorama images e. g. on your holiday snaps. It comes with an intuitive GUI. If you prefer working on the command line, I collected the necessary commands for you:
sketch2sketch is a short Ruby script that I developed. It enables you to export Google SketchUp models to the 3D scene description language Sketch from Eugene Ressler. Sketch is a system for producing sketches of 2D or 3D objects and scenes. It produces TikZ code that can be directly used in TeX/LaTeX documents.
MinGW is a “Minimalist GNU compiler for Windows”. I needed it for a Windows-program I am currently working on.
After struggling with setting up my familiar Vim environment in Windows running within a Virtual Box, I realized that I can use a Linux system for the development as well. And best of all, the setup is done in the blink of an eye!
OpenCL is a powerful framework for GPU programming. Using your graphics card for scientific computations can save you time by orders of magnitude!
Dropbox is a well-known platform independent file synchronization service that allows you to sync one Dropbox-folder on your filesystem with their webserver. Installing the Dropbox service on multiple computers you can
- almost instantly synchronize between Dropbox-folder on all computers,
- browser-based access to your files from any computer,
- share subfolders with friends,
- access via iPhone or Google Apps and
- go back to previous versions of your files.
Synergy is a great tool if you are working on two computers simultaneously and you would like to share one mouse and one keyboard. It comes with a light-weight GUI and is plattform independent.