Solved: CMD – Comma And Apostrophe In File Name

working with com.whatsapp_2.17.35' 8-452027_minAPI15(armeabi,armeabi-v7a,mips,x86)(nodpi)_apkmirror.com.apk,
the %1, %~1 tries to parse a list of arguments
and will give you: com.whatsapp_2.17.35' 8-452027_minAPI15(armeabi.

%~s1 will fail too.

A workaround:
gulp the entire thing,
and re-parse content into short-path for easier usage.

@echo off
::                              enable Unicode support for path/file-name.
chcp 65001 2>nul >nul

::                              single arg - workaround weird file-name.
set "ARG=%*"
for /f %%a in ("%ARG%") do ( set 'ARG=%%~fsa' )

pure CMD:
the code above will generate a fully-qualified,
short (8.3-DOS like) path.

if you do need to pass more than one argument,
this is not the solution for you.

– – – – – –

The above code does not always works
since it will turn off any tries to parse single argument from the string,

Passing %* to other programs as an argument will always work,
but built-in handling of file-names, with apostrophes will still fail,
due to “by design” issues in CMD (wrapping phrases uses apostrophes..)

instead, try passing %* to GetShortPathName.exe from github.com/eladkarako/GetShortPathName,
with the additional processing allowing empty-strings/empty-character (\0) and Windows API.
it will return a short 8.3 version of the path (relative or full),
if you want a fully qualified path try using GetFullPathName.exe from github.com/eladkarako/GetFullPathName.

You can use your choice of implementations, that simple one is written in VB6.

CSS For Speed

include those to override some of the browser’s default definitions,
it should be placed in the few first CSS file to load, but after the “reset CSS” (if you use any),
and before any of the websites’ main style.

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Segoe-UI For The Web From Skype

Install Skype,
once done look for Skype.msi around your PC. Either %TEMP% or %ProgramData%\Skype\{ ...a long string of characters... } would be most likely to have it, download 7-Zip and open Skype.msi,
look for Product.cab (open it) and login.cab (open it too),
select all of the content, drag&drop it to your desktop.

Sometimes you’ll find the login.cab‘s content has already extracted to %UserProfile%\AppData\Local\Skype\Apps\login\ or %LocalAppData%\Skype\Apps\login\, it is usually happens after you first login to your account, as a cache (but the MSI-extraction method above is better..)

The fonts and css folders is what your want, you can use it for testing and private stuff on your PC. For the web you should probably buy a server-licence from M$…

Here are some screenshots:


Edit:This trick will work for old installation of Skype,
version 74.85.102 from April 2015 will do just fine,
you’ll probably won’t be able to extract the login.cab,
or have a login folder in newer versions.
Try using FileHippo.

also available here: gist.github.com/eladkarako/93b8ca176eb150bd7408f107e9f2d59e.

Java And UTF-8

When running a java application,
make sure to use -Dfile.encoding=UTF8,
for an 8-bit Unicode-support.

Interaction with standard input/output
requires setting the output’s code-page too.

For Windows run: chcp 65001 before you execute java.

For Unix/Linux: export LC_ALL="en_US.UTF-8".


Here is an example of a Windows batch-file named apktool.cmd,
that wraps around a jar-program named apktool.jar:

@echo off
chcp 65001 2>nul >nul
call java.exe "-d64 -Xverify:none -Duser.language=en -Dfile.encoding=UTF8" -jar "%~dp0\apktool.jar" %*

and here is why it is important to specify the output’s encoding: github.com/iBotPeaches/Apktool/issues/1595


Reader classes are now covered, for Writer classes make sure to explicit use UTF-8.
prefer using OutputStreamWriter (instead of FileWriter which does not support explicit charset):

BufferedWriter out = new BufferedWriter(
                       new OutputStreamWriter(
                         new FileOutputStream(path)
                        ,"UTF-8"
                       )
                     );

Some swear by explicit providing and additional reader/writer set,
so here is that too:

 OutputStreamWriter char_output = new OutputStreamWriter(
     new FileOutputStream("some_output.utf8"),
     Charset.forName("UTF-8").newEncoder() 
 );

 InputStreamReader char_input = new InputStreamReader(
     new FileInputStream("some_input.utf8"),
     Charset.forName("UTF-8").newDecoder() 
 );

which can be specified to handle input-error, which is sometime useful..

CharsetEncoder encoder = Charset.forName("UTF-8").newEncoder();
encoder.onMalformedInput(CodingErrorAction.REPORT);
encoder.onUnmappableCharacter(CodingErrorAction.REPORT);
BufferedWriter out = new BufferedWriter(new OutputStreamWriter(new FileOutputStream("jedis.txt"),encoder));

Everything here is considered quite-safe to use,
since 8-bit Unicode (UTF-8) will still allow a fallback to displaying
characters out-of US-ASCII (for example) without the need for adding an
extra BOM bits, unlike UTF-16…

Enjoy!

Modification For default.prop (“from boot”) / build.prop (“from system”)

Done for cm_golden-userdebug 7.1.2 NJH47F db0312e049 release-keys/RR-N-v5.8.4-20170821-golden/rr7.1_golden.nova.20170822.zipNougat 7.1.2 (Resurrection Remix) 20170822, for Samsung Galaxy S3-Mini NFC (I8190N).
The base of the partition-structure is from I8190NXXAMI1_I8190NILOAMJ2_HOME.

It will disable the Security-Enhanced Linux (SELinux)🔗︎ and newly Android 7.0 added dalvik's ART Just-In-Time (JIT)🔗︎, the SELinux will be set to permissive settings, just in-case it will be enabled in the future. The modification will allow mtp and adb access from boot and recovery, so you could access your phone at that stage too, it will resolve some WiFi and cast problems and will allow ADB access without annoying popups (default allowed), knox is disabled too but it won’t do much on the custom ROM (unless you’ll be manually download KNOX to access Samsung-pay, which in this case it could be useful to keep it anyway).

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WTF Is “Bulk Texture File Conversion” Shell-Menu-Item

The Convert to file format... context-menu item
and Bulk Texture File Conversion dialog,
are a shell-contextmenu item, added after registering TxView.dll which is a part of DirectX SDK package.

You’ll have the menu-item when you’ll right-click on the a Directory, jpegfile, Paint.Picture, pfmfile, pngfile and TxView.1 file-types classes,

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CMD NewLine Character

set NEWLINE=^& echo.
echo hello%NEWLINE%world

And You’ll get

Hello
World

Manually Removing Fonts From Windows, And Refreshing The Windows Font-Cache Storage File

*Close/save any opened documents and programs since this process will require a restart at some point,
plus programs/documents may attach hooks, locking the font-folder and its content.

First, stop the services FontCache3.0.0.0 (Windows Presentation Foundation Font Cache 3.0.0.0) and FontCache (Windows Font Cache Service), and set the their startup-type to “disabled” (just for those few moments…)

Stopping those services, will allow you an easier access to the C:\Windows\Fonts folder,
without those processes constantly accessing the fonts-folder.

next use task-manager to stop explorer.exe processes, which will unhook most of the hooks set to the C:\Windows\Fonts folder (including the files inside it..)

Use unlocker to unlock any of the remaining hooks,
and any way of browsing for files such as FAR-commander or even Locate32, to help you delete any of the font files you want.

It is best to make a backup-copy of the entire folder, including all of the files inside,
just in-case.

Use CCleaner to automatically clean-up any registry-entries for the deleted-font files,

We’re almost done, and now it is time to delete the static-cache files for the font-folder,
so new ones will be created for the new folder-content.

Remove (or rename their extensions to .old) both FNTCACHE.DAT and StaticCache.dat which you’ll find under C:\Windows\System32\ and C:\Windows\SysWOW64\.

*Generating the new cache-files will be done automatically the next time the cache-services will start-up,
but we’ll let them start automatically after the next PC-restart.

Before restarting your PC,
switch the startup-type of both FontCache3.0.0.0 and FontCache to “automatic”,
without actually restarting them by yourself.

Quickly press [WINDOWS]+[R], to open-up the “run” dialog-box,
type restart -f -r -t 00 and press [ENTER].

The next time the computer will be up,
after you’ll log-into your account, the new cache-files will be created.

Ps.
You may even want to refresh the icon-cache for your desktop icons and such,
by running the following command: ie4uinit.exe -ClearIconCache (you’ll have to wait few moments for it to finish). No need to restart afterwards.

The entire process takes few moments but it will speed up your Windows-PC,
especially if you’ll end-up deleting a lot of unneeded font-files.


Here is a way of doing the same process, automatically,
and much faster…

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Aria2C Batch File For Quick Download

Copy to following CMD batch-file content into a new file,
and name it aria2download.cmd.

Place the file in the same folder as your aria2c.exe,
make sure it is your system-PATH,

and you can now enter aria2download "http..your-url..."
for a quick file-download to the current folder you are in.

All the important-switches are already set, such as maximum split value, and maximum connections per-server for ultra-fast download and an extra permissive-SSL to allow you to download from secure-servers without certificate verifying and a browser-like useragent and referrer value to generate a compatible download session with servers that often will block download-managers. You can easily personalise the batch-file to include an additional headers, authentications, etc…

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JS-Snippet – ReLink URLs For A Quick Download From GitHub

Naturally GitHub is not “THE” place for binary files sharing,
but it used quite often as one (yep! even Google does it..).

It is a great place to put files.. by downloading it,
is not always the fastest way, unless the author had some basic understanding,
and provided you with direct-links to the files, which may be easily put in the README..

Anyway…
this is probably what you’ll normally do..

walking through:

https://github.com/google/fonts/blob/master/apache/opensans/OpenSans-Bold.ttf
https://github.com/google/fonts/blob/master/apache/opensans/OpenSans-Bold.ttf?raw=true
https://raw.githubusercontent.com/google/fonts/master/apache/opensans/OpenSans-Bold.ttf

Since the structure of the direct-download links is known,
at least for now (it did changed few times before..)
you can “fix” the links, to point to the direct URL..

btw.:
not only does it relink, so you can click and download
or copy the links to your download-manager (one by one),
it also generates a links, and outputs it to the console.

amm…naturally it is an ad-hoc solution..

NodeList.prototype.map = Array.prototype.map;

var list = document.querySelectorAll('[href*="/blob/"]').map(function(a){
  var URL = a.href; //js-object .href includes the domain for relative URLs.

  //fix URL to point to the file, directly.
  URL = URL.replace(/http\:/g, "https:")                                                 //make sure it is https:
           .replace(/^https\:\/\/github.com\//gi, "https://raw.githubusercontent.com/")  //this is the current way to download
           .replace(/\/blob\//g, "/")                                                     //remove this too...
           ;
           
  a.setAttribute("href", URL);  //explicitly set "href" attribute.

  //will also help downloading.
  a.setAttribute("download", a.innerText.replace(/[\r\n]/g));
  a.setAttribute("type", "application/octet-stream");

  return URL;
});

console.log(list.join("\n"));

cURL – Latest Chromium Downloader

echo off
::stuff you can modify.
::--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
::                          http|https
set PROTOCOL=http
::                          snapshots|continuous
set BRANCH=snapshots
::                          Android|Arm|Linux|LinuxGit|LinuxGit_x64|Linux_ARM_Cross-Compile|Linux_ChromiumOS|Linux_ChromiumOS_Full|Linux_x64|Mac|MacGit|Win|WinGit|Win_x64|chromium-full-linux-chromeos
set OS=Win_x64
::                          mini_installer.exe|REVISIONS|chrome-win32-syms.zip|chrome-win32.zip|pnacl.zip|content-shell.zip|gcapi.zip|metrics-metadata.zip|remoting-host.msi|remoting-me2me-host-win.zip|devtools_frontend.zip|chrome-linux.zip|changelog.xml|chrome-android.zip
set FILE=mini_installer.exe
::--------------------------------------------------------------------------------


::stuff you should keep as is.
::--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
set URL_LASTCHANGE=%PROTOCOL%://storage.googleapis.com/chromium-browser-%BRANCH%/%OS%/LAST_CHANGE

set COMMAND_CURL_FORVERSION=curl.exe --silent --http2 --ipv4 --anyauth --insecure --location-trusted --ssl-allow-beast --ssl-no-revoke --url "%URL_LASTCHANGE%"

set VERSION=
for /f "tokens=*" %%a in ('call %COMMAND_CURL_FORVERSION% 2^>^&1') do (set VERSION=%%a)
::error handling
if ["%VERSION%"] == [""] ( goto NOVERSION )
set URL_DOWNLOAD=%PROTOCOL%://storage.googleapis.com/chromium-browser-%BRANCH%/%OS%/%VERSION%/%FILE%

echo.
echo Got Latest-Version: ^>%VERSION%^< ^[Branch:%BRANCH%/OS:%OS%^]
::--------------------------------------------------------------------------------


::you should enable one-of-your-prefered downloaders.
::goto DOWNLOAD_CURL
::goto DOWNLOAD_WGET
::goto DOWNLOAD_ORBITDOWNLOADER
goto DOWNLOAD_ARIA2C



::you should not reach here, unless
::you've forgot to enable one of the "downloader lines" (above)...
goto NODOWNLOADER


::--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
:NOVERSION
  echo ERROR: could not get the latest version...
  goto EXIT

:NODOWNLOADER
  echo ERROR: please enable one of the downloader lines..
  goto EXIT


:DOWNLOAD_CURL
  echo Start Download using cURL...
  call curl.exe --verbose --http2 --ipv4 --ignore-content-length ^
                --anyauth --insecure --location-trusted          ^
                --ssl-allow-beast --ssl-no-revoke --tcp-fastopen ^
                --tcp-nodelay --use-ascii --url "%URL_DOWNLOAD%"
  goto EXIT


:DOWNLOAD_WGET
  echo Start Download using wGET...
  call wget.exe --directory-prefix="." --debug --user-agent="Mozilla/5.0 Chrome" --continue ^
                --server-response --no-check-certificate --secure-protocol=auto  "%URL_DOWNLOAD%"
  goto EXIT


:DOWNLOAD_ARIA2C
  echo Start Download using Aria2C...
  call aria2c.exe --allow-overwrite=true         --auto-file-renaming=false         --check-certificate=false        ^
                  --check-integrity=false        --connect-timeout=120              --console-log-level=notice       ^
                  --continue=true                --dir="."                          --disable-ipv6=true              ^
                  --enable-http-keep-alive=true  --enable-http-pipelining=true      --file-allocation=prealloc       ^
                  --http-auth-challenge=false    --human-readable=true              --max-concurrent-downloads=16    ^
                  --max-connection-per-server=16 --max-tries=3                      --min-split-size=1M              ^
                  --retry-wait=1                 --rpc-secure=false                 --split=8                        ^
                  --timeout=120                  --user-agent="Mozilla/5.0 Chrome"  "%URL_DOWNLOAD%"
  goto EXIT


:DOWNLOAD_ORBITDOWNLOADER
  echo Start Download using OrbitDownloader...
  call "C:\Program Files (x86)\Orbitdownloader\orbitdm.exe" "%URL_DOWNLOAD%"
  goto EXIT


:EXIT  
  echo.
  echo Done.
  pause


::--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
::--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
::
::   - "http"           - http protocol is faster to connect and download with OrbitDownloader and wGet, it also means your PC won't preform certificate exchange with the remote machine.
::   - "snapshots"      - snapshots is newer, "continuous" is more stable (but might be very old).
::   - "OS" and "FILE"  - are what you want to download
::
::
:: snapshots    - newest (unstable) newest code-changes - passed unit-tests + compilation.
:: continuous   - old    (stable)                       - passed unit-tests + compilation + test-suits.
:: ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
::   branch   |  branch description           |  version-based build
:: ___________|_______________________________|_____________________________________________________________________________________________
::   Win_x64  |  Chromium Installer (64-bit)  |  storage.googleapis.com/chromium-browser-continuous/Win_x64/{version}/mini_installer.exe  
::   Win_x64  |  Chromium Package (64-bit)    |  storage.googleapis.com/chromium-browser-continuous/Win_x64/{version}/chrome-win32.zip    
::   Win      |  Chromium Installer (32-bit)  |  storage.googleapis.com/chromium-browser-continuous/Win/{version}/mini_installer.exe
::   Win      |  Chromium Package (64-bit)    |  storage.googleapis.com/chromium-browser-continuous/Win/{version}/chrome-win32.zip    
::
::
::------------------------------------------------------
::- SCRIPT WAS WRITTEN AND MAINTAINED BY ELAD KARAKO.  -
::- LAST UPDATED: JULY, 2017. FREE TO USE UNDER GNU.   -
::------------------------------------------------------

Download tools..

Download Latest BUSYBOX Binary For Android – Ready To Use!

https://www.busybox.net/downloads/binaries/

This version is pretty much the latest one you’ll see online: https://www.busybox.net/downloads/binaries/1.21.1/

But the real latest one (to date) binary (ready to use!) is this one:
https://www.busybox.net/downloads/binaries/1.26.2-defconfig-multiarch/

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APKMirror.com Search

https://www.apkmirror.com/?post_type=app_release&searchtype=apk&s=YOUR_SEARCH_TERM

for example:
https://www.apkmirror.com/?post_type=app_release&searchtype=apk&s=whatsapp
or
https://www.apkmirror.com/?post_type=app_release&searchtype=apk&s=youtube
or
https://www.apkmirror.com/?post_type=app_release&searchtype=apk&s=swiftkey


naturally it would have been better if the website owners were embedding
the following script schema:

<script type="application/ld+json">
{
  "@context":           "http://schema.org"
, "@type":              "WebSite"
, "url":                "https://www.apkmirror.com/"
, "name":               "APKMirror - Free APK Downloads"
, "alternateName":      "Download Free Android APKs #APKPLZ"
, "logo":               "https://www.apkmirror.com/wp-content/themes/APKMirror/images/apple-touch-icon-180x180.png"
, "potentialAction": {  "@type": "SearchAction"
                     ,  "target": "https://www.apkmirror.com/?post_type=app_release&searchtype=apk&s={search_term_string}"
                     ,  "query-input": "required name=search_term_string"
                     }
}
</script>

why it is important to a website to have this “thing” in the main index-page?
1. Desktop browsers (Chrome) will add the website with embedded search into the address-bar,
for example, I have (similar) application/ld+json in icompile.eladkarako.com,
which means I could start typing the URL following by SPACE and get a built-in search from within the browser:

2. it will work pretty well with mobile-browsers as well, saving typing and browsing-time to the website-visitor (which is a good thing).

3. it works well with Google search and other spiders, which will build-up a more efficient index/map of the website.

4. it is pretty much “the standard” (or at least a “best practice”) when designing a friendly, browse’able website.


once you’ve visited a website that has the application/ld+json code inside,
it should add it automatically to your website,
but you may also access that section, quite easily for manual editing:


Here are few more links :)
https://developers.google.com/search/docs/data-types/sitelinks-searchbox
https://schema.org/SearchAction
https://github.com/archon810/apkmirror-public/issues/18#issue-231810436

Make Chrome Faster

1. Use Chrome/Chromium Of x64bit, if your machine can handle it.

2. Install those both official Chrome-extensions:
https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/dalkfakmooljfejnddeaibdkgbbogpea
https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/pcgokfnmpaefeofjpbicabmcadpcnhon

3. Access chrome://flags/ and change the following values,
you may easily reach either of those by copy&&paste them into the address-bar.

👉 chrome://flags/#num-raster-threads ➧4
👉 chrome://flags/#default-tile-width ➧1024
👉 chrome://flags/#default-tile-height ➧1024

👉 chrome://flags/#enable-fast-unload ➧Enable
👉 chrome://flags/#smooth-scrolling ➧Disable
👉 chrome://flags/#enable-quic ➧Enable
👉 chrome://flags/#enable-zero-copy ➧Enable
👉 chrome://flags/#enable-site-per-process ➧Enable
👉 chrome://flags/#v8-cache-options ➧’Cache V8 parser data.’
👉 chrome://flags/#v8-cache-strategies-for-cache-storage
➧’Aggressive’
👉 chrome://flags/#enable-scroll-anchoring ➧Disable
👉 chrome://flags/#enable-pointer-events ➧Enable
👉 chrome://flags/#passive-listener-default ➧’Force All True’
👉 chrome://flags/#document-passive-event-listeners ➧Enable
👉 chrome://flags/#passive-event-listeners-due-to-fling ➧Enable
👉 chrome://flags/#expensive-background-timer-throttling ➧Enable
👉 chrome://flags/#enable-nostate-prefetch ➧’Enabled Prerender’
👉 chrome://flags/#enable-resource-prefetch ➧’Enable Prefetching’
👉 chrome://flags/#delay-navigation ➧Disable

4. Just before the restart required in stage [3] (above),
close all other tabs (other than chrome://flags/),
access chrome://net-internals/#dns in a new-tab, and click the ‘clear host cache’, you can safely close the chrome://net-internals/#dns now, and back in the chrome://flags/ click on the big-blue ‘relaunch now’ button.

5. Run Chrome with the following command-line switches:

--enable-accelerated-vpx-decode="0x03" --prefetch-search-results --disable-pinch --disable-in-process-stack-traces --enable-tcp-fastopen --enable-threaded-compositing --enable-gpu-scheduler --use-double-buffering --enable-hardware-overlays --enable-partial-raster --disable-speech-api --ipc-connection-timeout="90"  --enable-gpu-memory-buffer-compositor-resources --enable-gpu-memory-buffer-video-frames --enable-native-gpu-memory-buffers --disable-payment-request --disable-3d-apis --disable-logging --disable-presentation-api --enable-rgba-4444-textures --v8-cache-options="data" --v8-cache-strategies-for-cache-storage="aggressive"

you may use a .bat or .cmd batch file if it is easier for you,
or use my https://github.com/eladkarako/iniRun project.
here is my ini file (for chromium :])

[Information]
Parent_Folder=C:\Users\Elad\AppData\Local\Chromium\Application

Arguments=--force-device-scale-factor="1.2" --enable-accelerated-vpx-decode="0x03" --allow-outdated-plugins --ppapi-flash-path="C:\Windows\System32\Macromed\Flash\PEPFLA~1.DLL" --ppapi-flash-version="24.0.0.221" --prefetch-search-results --enable-lcd-text --enable-font-antialiasing=1 --ppapi-antialiased-text-enabled=1 --no-referrers --reduced-referrer-granularity --force-ui-direction=ltr --enable-pepper-testing --keep-alive-for-test --disable-pinch --ipc-connection-timeout="90" --disable-hang-monitor --disable-in-process-stack-traces --enable-tcp-fastopen --enable-threaded-compositing --enable-grouped-history --ash-md=enabled --material-design-ink-drop-animation-speed="fast" --show-md-login --top-chrome-md="material" --secondary-ui-md="material" --enable-gpu-scheduler --show-md-login --disable-md-oobe --use-double-buffering --desktop-window-1080p --enable-hardware-overlays --enable-partial-raster --disable-speech-api --enable-gpu-memory-buffer-compositor-resources --enable-gpu-memory-buffer-video-frames --enable-native-gpu-memory-buffers --disable-payment-request --disable-3d-apis --disable-logging --disable-presentation-api --enable-rgba-4444-textures --v8-cache-options="data" --v8-cache-strategies-for-cache-storage="aggressive" --enable-threaded-compositing --no-referrers


;;// Overrides the timeout, in seconds, that a child process waits for a
;;// connection from the browser before killing itself.
;;const char kIPCConnectionTimeout[]          = "ipc-connection-timeout";


Full_Path=C:\Users\Elad\AppData\Local\Chromium\Application\chrome.exe

Run_Mode=SW_SHOWMAXIMIZED

search this blog for newer ways to download all recent command-line switches and this might also help: https://github.com/eladkarako/Chrome-Command-Line-Switches :]

Enjoy!

Block Sockets? Ask Me How!

This Little Chrome Extension: https://github.com/eladkarako/Chrome-Extension-Socket-Killer
Acts As A Socket-Firewall, Blocking WebSocket Connections, Even Before Connecting!
As A Bonus, It Also Null’ifies The WebSocket Object-Constructor :]

Blocking websockets, prevents the next-gen. ads from infiltrating your- presumingly ads-protected, browser.

It will also improve your Ad-Blocking extensions, catching most ads, blocking more connections, etc..

Enjoy.

JavaScript Ninja – Crowd Wisdom eBay Enhancements

Making eBay Buying Safer, Using Wisdom Of The Crowd.

Protect Yourself Against:
– Untrustworthy sellers
Those will accept your money but will not send you anything.
– Bad-reputation sellers
without checking out their feedbacks.
– New and inexperienced sellers
without researching their profile.

– Only trust sellers with “a lot of buyers”.
– Avoid items with overpriced shipping.
– Sort by “number of sold items” – in additional to current sorted results.
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Adding ‘Noto Mono’, ‘Courier New’, ‘Droid Sans Mono’, ‘Roboto Mono’, ‘Ubuntu Mono’ To Windows’ CMD

Just make sure you have those (you can google-search them or look for them at fonts.google.com, the ‘Courier New’ font-face should be already installed in your Windows).

feel free to edit/replace/add more,
make sure the fonts are mono-type, use ‘000…00’ as name.

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Console\TrueTypeFont]
"000"="Noto Mono"
"0000"="Courier New"
"00000"="Droid Sans Mono"
"000000"="Roboto Mono"
"0000000"="Ubuntu Mono"

If you don’t know of name of the font (it should be exactly right!),
open any program that does some sort of font selection, and allows copy&paste, such as Microsoft-Word or even Notepad2/Notepad++.

Notepad2 has a “default font” selection, which I’m not going to actually change, but just use it to browse-for font-names.

the standard control-panel, used by most (simple) does also allow easy copy&paste.

Stuff You Should Exclude From Your Anti-Virus

It should be perfectly safe to exclude some folders from your anti-virus processing.
Have a look below, my notes/comments should help you understand the generic state-of mind and then you can apply the same reasoning to modify or add other items.

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NodeJS Snippet – File Access/Modification Stat And Utimes One-Second Scope

You might get a high-precision (milliseconds) from the file-stat,
but you have to use a lower-resolution value, for utimes.

It is got to do with internal-linking to the operation-system’s libs..

but here is a nice working example for you to play-with,
essentially just reading a file’s content and last-modification/last-access times,
and rewrite the file (delete/write new one) with some altered-content,
but restoring the timestamp of the original file.

for this example to work just place a text file named file.txt, with any content, and any timestamp (you can set timestamp manually using variety of programs..), and see that the file with the new content is keeping its timestamp after-all.

/* Working With NodeJS' `utimes` and `stat`.*/
var fs      = require('fs')
   ,path    = require('path')
   ,file    = path.resolve('./file.txt')     //will work on every OS (even though it is a "Unix-slash").
   ,stat    = fs.lstatSync(file)             //preform any action on symbolic-link itself. (for example unlink, to delete a symbolic-link without following it to delete the actual file)
 //,stat    = fs.statSync(file)              //follow symbolic-link to where it points, file might be placed in another folder!
   ,content
   ;

content = fs.readFileSync(file, {encoding: "utf8"});
content = content.replace(/foo/g, "bar") + "\nSome Junk...";

fs.unlinkSync(file);
fs.writeFileSync(file, content, {encoding: "utf8"});

fs.utimesSync(file, stat.atime.getTime()/1000, stat.mtime.getTime()/1000); //will restore the access/modification time of the original-file.

/*
.atime                access time
.mtime                modification time
.birthtime || .ctime  creation time     */

You can read about this issue on:
https://github.com/nodejs/node/issues/2069#issuecomment-294596104.