First experience with MOOC

The year of 2012 for the Internet was definitely the year of the “massive open online courses” with some startups of online education stepping up to the big stage (Coursera, Udacity, etc) and some well know names coming up with their own initiatives (MIT, Harvard and Berkeley at Edx)...

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Feito

Generally when I have to develop a website or web application, I use technologies and frameworks that I am used to work with and I have more than basic knowledge about them, in most of the cases it turn out to be django and in some of them I also use node.js. With these two i can always achieve...

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Bombermine

Have you ever played “bomberman”? Yesterday I found that some guys made the classic even better. Just go to bombermine.com and you will be able to play the game in a huge scenario against hundreds of other people in a massive multi-player game. But the best part is that you won’t need to...

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This year’s project

Another year and another codebits edition has come and gone. This time i had to enter the 48h programming competition. So with André Gonçalves and some help of Carlos Santos, we tried to develop a new service that would help the users of MEO Kanal. The description of the service was the...

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Here i go again

Just take a look on what arrived to my mail box yesterday morning: Like last year (and a little bit sooner this year) i had the privilege of being accepted for the biggest technology event here in Portugal. It will take place in Lisbon in the middle of November and i will be there, participating...

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Using less browser toolbars

One thing that I don’t like is having a big chunk of my screen area wasted with browser’s toolbars. Generally, i try to remove all of them, leaving behind only the minimum required to browse the web, this way I’m able to maximize the area used for what really matters. Recently i...

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Recovering your bookmarks

Some time ago, while cleaning stuff in my computer, I decided to switch my browser to Opera and delete the version of Firefox that I was using at the time. While doing that and removing all the Firefox folders that are left behind, I accidentally erased all my bookmarks and I didn’t had them...

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