Spotify integration with Awesome WM

After moving to Spotify I was feeling myself helpless without possibility to pause/play tracks with keyboard shortcut as I did it with Rhythmbox. And also could be cool to display current track in the wibox. Here is what I came up with.

Spring Data Rest - change of base path not working

I tried to change base path of Spring Data Rest in file, but for some reason it didn't work. The problem was in custom config...

Solving Angular JS CORS issue

Making HTTP requests from Angular was painful for me at the beginning. Due to CORS issue I wasn't able to make calls to external services. Trying different solutions I came up with one which I think quite easy to implement.

How to create widget for Awesome WM - part 2

It's a second part of tutorial about creating simple widgets for Awesome WM. In this part we'll add a notification popup which will appear when mouse enters the widget area and will show rates for several other currencies.

How to create widget for Awesome WM

Here is tutorial on how to create simple widget for Awesome WM. As an example we'll create a text widget which will show currency rate. The given approach is very flexible since we will use the output of a script, so depending on your knowledge/experience you can use any language (bash, python, ruby or even groovy or java). Another good thing here is usage of DBus to send messages between scripts and Awesome.

E-mail widget for Awesome WM

Email widget for Awesome WM

Install Jekyll 3

Recently Jekyll 3.0 was released (26.10.15) and then 3.0.1 (17.11.15), it took me some time to upgrade my version of it. Here is how I did it.

Different image styles in Jekyll

Using markdown for writing posts is very convenient and easy, but since markdown converts to html there is not much ways to customize styles of some elements in result html, like styles of an image. Here I'll show how it could be solved.

Merge folders in Alfresco

Recently I needed to merge two folders in Alfresco, I didn't find any relevant method so I come up with following utility method to merge folders.

CMIS path query

Query for path in CMIS is quite powerful tool to get folders/documents from repository. Here is some useful examples/tricks.