Falko Schindler

A Computer Vision Scientist from Bonn, Germany
Posts tagged as tools

Presenting 3D Meshes online using X3DOM

2012-07-23 by Falko Schindler, tagged as tools

For presenting 3D meshes online you might want to try X3DOM. Besides the file x3dom.js you only need a mesh file in x3d format.

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Version Control for Dropbox using Meld

2011-07-26 by Falko Schindler, tagged as tools

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.

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Easy Panorama Stitching with Hugin

2011-01-15 by Falko Schindler, tagged as tools

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:

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Export Google SketchUp models to Sketch with sketch2sketch

2010-10-24 by Falko Schindler, tagged as tools

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.

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Cross-compiling with Ubuntu and MinGW

2010-08-30 by Falko Schindler, tagged as tools

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!

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OpenCL and Ubuntu

2010-06-11 by Falko Schindler, tagged as tools

OpenCL is a powerful framework for GPU programming. Using your graphics card for scientific computations can save you time by orders of magnitude!

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Dropbox and TrueCrypt: Easy and Secure File Synchronization

2010-06-09 by Falko Schindler, tagged as tools

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

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Synergy: Working on Two Computers with One Keyboard/Mouse

2010-06-07 by Falko Schindler, tagged as tools

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.

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