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Power Close, My First Firefox Addon

I open a lot of tabs on firefox, and I mean A LOT! I was searching for addons to help me close tabs as fast as I open them so that I would keep the rate of open tabs steady. The best I found was something that closed duplicate tabs ...


Heading For The Dark Ages!

[tl;dr? Check the graph at the end of the post]

In Egypt we are having an electricity crisis. It started in Mubrak's presidency, the dude ousted by the great Jan 2011 Revolution. After his removal, the crises started to deepen.

Morsi came to office as the president in ...


Introducing The “Raspberry Pi Kitchen” Project (PiKitchen)

Introduction

In late January 2013 I joined a cool tech company in Egypt called “Yubb Software”. We are basically the technical arm for another cool American startup called “zlien”. I joined Yubb at the same time they started moving office to a cool co-working space in Cairo, Maadi called “The ...


Enabling Fringerprint Reader On Ubuntu 13.04

The company I work for (a cool company called Yubb Software) has provided me with a Lenovo Thinkpad E430 laptop to work on. The laptop has a fingerprint reader, which I was always looking to try for fun but never had one on my personal laptop.

I have Ubuntu 13 ...


My Sublime Text 2 Setup

I have been suffering for a while with IDEs, and ventured out to see what options do I have. I ended up using mainly Vim and Sublime for a long while now, and my life was never easier and I was never happier! In this post however I am talking ...


Toggl Target : An Open Source Project Of My Own

At our company, Yubb Software, we track our working hours using the great time tracker created by the folks at Toggl, and we have monthly goals that we need to achieve. I have always had a problem with time management, and this time I decided I should start working on ...


Joining Yubb Software

I am very excited to join Yubb Software, a brilliant software development company.

I have worked with the founders and some of the workers there in previous companies, and I love this group. The project we are working on is challenging, and the role I am supposed to play is ...


Reading Data from Excel Sheets in Python

On May 22nd 2012 I was approached by the official campaign of the presidential candidate "Abolfotoh".

They needed help setting up a Google App Engine application.

It was an interactive map that uses Google Maps to plot data about voters and polling stations.

What they wanted further was to create ...


Poor Man's Guide for Monitoring a Website Using Python

In one of the projects I am working on there was a problem with Apache server. It went down almost on a daily basis, and we were reading the logs to get the bottom of the root cause. But untill we got our solution we needed to monitor the server ...


Installing Gdata Python Client on Dreamhost

Our company's website is hosted on Dreamhost. Today I needed to write a python script that utilizes some of Youtube's APIs to send us a daily digest of videos we are interested in, so I ran into the problem of needing to install a python library on our ...


I Started Learning Python

I have joined a relatively new startup called Inmobly.

I am working on two extremely interesting projects, but that is not What I came here to say. I have started learning Python and I am simply stunned! This programming language is Amazing, Guido van Rossum did an amazing job creating ...


"Bank Masr" Security Exposure

Today I and my colleague Eslam were at Bank Masr because he was doing something there. Not only the bank looks poor, in my opinion, but also the screen on the wall got me stunned!

The screen was displaying a windows desktop with a folder minimized to the task bar ...


The Email I Sent To Microsoft

Yesterday was a day of hell to me, because Internet Explorer deserves to be renamed to "internet Exploder!"...

I was working on the project and everything was going just fine, it looked very neat on firefox, opera and epiphany web browsers, with no errors or annoying distortions of any kind ...


Caffeine Code Cycle

I saw this quote and loved it :

Developers are living organisms that convert Caffeine into code!

-- Source Unknown

So I made this diagram :

Developers are living organisms that convert Caffeine into code

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