Be a part of the energy revolution / Help Save Kilowatt Ours

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn I dont usually post activist stuff on the blog, but I have to make an exception in this case. A year ago, I caught a late night showing of Jeff Barrie's Killowatt Ours, a 1 hour long film about the true impact of energy production on our environment, our health, and … [Read more…]

Fun with file locking

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn If you are developing code that uses distributed synchronization or messaging, you sometimes might need to use files as a locking mechanism.  This can be useful because files are persistent (beyond thread, process, or even power session lifetime), and access to them is synchronized between multiple processes if you select the … [Read more…]