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starship – elegant cross-shell prompt at your fingertips

1 hour 7 min ago

starship is an intelligent and non-intrusive prompt for anyone who spends time at a shell. It's free and open source software. Read our verdict.

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kitty – hardware-accelerated terminal emulator

Friday 11th of October 2019 06:10:25 AM

kitty offers GPU-acceleration and is targeted at power keyboard users. It's billed as a modern, hackable, featureful, OpenGL based terminal emulator. Here's a concise review of this terminal emulator.

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Excellent Free Books to Learn BASIC

Thursday 10th of October 2019 06:06:51 AM

BASIC (Beginner’s All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code) is a family of general-purpose, high-level programming languages whose design philosophy emphasizes ease of use.

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Top Photo Metadata Editors (Updated 2019)

Wednesday 9th of October 2019 06:48:33 AM

A metadata editor is computer software which allows users to view and edit metadata tags interactively and save them in the graphics file. So, metadata is information that is part of the image file and contains information about the image itself and the creation of the image. It can set textual information such as title, description, exposure time, ISO value, focal length, and copyright.

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7 Excellent Free Books to Learn HTML

Tuesday 8th of October 2019 06:04:40 AM

HyperText Markup Language (HTML) is used to create web pages and other information that is intended for display in a web browser.

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Linux Candy: cacafire – Color ASCII Fire

Monday 7th of October 2019 07:12:35 AM

The nights are drawing in. You want to feel warm and toasty. And nothing beats a log fire. cacafire displays burning ASCII art flames.

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Excellent Utilities: Ananicy – auto nice daemon

Friday 4th of October 2019 06:43:39 AM

Ananicy is a shell daemon created to manage processes' IO and CPU priorities, with community-driven set of rules for popular applications. Here's our review of this free and open source program.

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7 Excellent Free Books to Learn Forth

Thursday 3rd of October 2019 06:55:14 AM

Forth is an imperative stack-based programming language, and a member of the class of extensible interactive languages. Here's our recommended free books to learn Forth.

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13 Python Natural Language Processing Tools

Wednesday 2nd of October 2019 03:47:33 PM

Natural language processing (NLP) is an exciting field of computer science, artificial intelligence, and computational linguistics concerned with the interactions between computers and human (natural) languages. It includes word and sentence tokenization, text classification and sentiment analysis, spelling correction, information extraction, parsing, meaning extraction, and question answering.

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14 Excellent Free Books to Learn Prolog

Tuesday 1st of October 2019 08:06:15 AM

Prolog is a general purpose, declarative, logic programming language, often associated with artificial intelligence, computational linguistics, intelligent database retrieval, and problem solving. Read about our recommended free Prolog books.

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Linux Candy: ponysay – cowsay reimplemention for ponies

Monday 30th of September 2019 12:50:58 PM

ponysay is a rewrite of cowsay with lots of full-color characters from My Little Pony. There's over 400 characters and character combinations.

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8 Excellent Java Natural Language Processing Tools

Friday 27th of September 2019 08:58:46 AM

Natural language processing (NLP) is an exciting field of computer science, artificial intelligence, and computational linguistics concerned with the interactions between computers and human (natural) languages. It includes word and sentence tokenization, text classification and sentiment analysis, spelling correction, information extraction, parsing, meaning extraction, and question answering.

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7 Excellent Free Books to Learn Scheme

Thursday 26th of September 2019 06:49:13 AM

Scheme is a general-purpose, functional, programming language descended from Lisp and Algol. It is a statically scoped and properly tail-recursive dialect of Lisp.

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8 Best Free Linux Camera Tools

Wednesday 25th of September 2019 06:55:35 AM

Linux offers excellent software for dealing with RAW files, for remotely operating cameras, importing and processing raw data, as well as software to read, write and edit camera metadata.

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12 Excellent Free Books to Learn Ada

Tuesday 24th of September 2019 06:41:50 AM

Ada is a structured, statically typed, imperative, wide-spectrum, multi-paradigm, object-oriented high-level, ALGOL-like programming language, extended from Pascal and other languages. We recommend 12 free books to learn Ada.

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Excellent Utilities: Liquid Prompt – adaptive prompt for Bash & Zsh

Monday 23rd of September 2019 06:49:29 AM

Liquid Prompt gives you a nicely displayed prompt with useful information when you need it. It shows you what you need when you need it.

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Safe Eyes – protect your eyes from eye strain

Friday 20th of September 2019 07:15:44 AM

Safe Eyes protect your eyes from eye strain using a simple and extensible break reminder. It's designed to reduce and stop repetitive strain injury. It's not just your eyes that need to take a break.

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17 Excellent Free Books to Learn Lisp

Thursday 19th of September 2019 09:10:29 AM

Lisp (derives from “LISt Processing”) is one of the oldest programming languages. It was invented in 1958, with the language being conceived by John McCarthy and is based on his paper “Recursive Functions of Symbolic Expressions and Their Computation by Machine”.

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8 Excellent C++ Natural Language Processing Tools

Wednesday 18th of September 2019 07:15:38 AM

Natural language processing (NLP) is an exciting field of computer science, artificial intelligence, and computational linguistics concerned with the interactions between computers and human (natural) languages. It includes word and sentence tokenization, text classification and sentiment analysis, spelling correction, information extraction, parsing, meaning extraction, and question answering.

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7 Excellent Free Books to Learn Julia

Tuesday 17th of September 2019 01:06:18 PM

Julia is a high-level, high-performance, homoiconic and functional dynamic programming language for technical computing. Its roots are in Lisp.

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