Handling Sparse Files on Linux

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Sparse files are common in Linux/Unix and are also supported by Windows (e.g. NTFS) and macOSes (e.g. HFS+). Sparse files uses storage efficiently when the files have a lot of holes (contiguous ranges of bytes having the value of zero) by storing only metadata for the holes instead of using real disk blocks. They are
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How to check whether a string starts with another string in C++?

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How to check whether a string starts with another string in C++? For example, startwith(“big string here…”, “big”) –> True and startwith(“big string here…”, “small”) –> False and startwith(“big”, “big string here”) –> False The std::string::compare() standard library function of C++ can be used. int compare( size_type pos1, size_type count1, const basic_string& str ) const;
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`readlink -m` equivalent function in Python to get canonical file name

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readlink -m can get canonical file name by resolving every symlinks in every component of the given path recursively. In Python, the os.readlink() function does not do so. Any equivalent function in Python to the readlink -m command line? Specifically, it does: canonicalize by following every symlink in every component of the given name recursively,
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How to iterate all dirs and files in a dir in C++?

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How to iterate all dirs and files in a dir in C++? To open a dir, we can use opendir() to open a directory stream. DIR *opendir(const char *name); Then we can use readdir() to iterate the directory stream. struct dirent *readdir(DIR *dirp); Here is an example C++ program using these 2 library functions. #include
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How to remove newline characters from a string in C++?

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How to remove newline characters from a string in C++? For example, a string like line 1 line 3 line 4 should be converted to line 1line 3line 4 Method 1: use `erase()` and `remove()` In short, use this code snippet: input.erase(std::remove(input.begin(), input.end(), ‘\n’), input.end()); std::remove() shifts all elements that are equal to the value
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How to get a path’s mtime in C++ on Linux?

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How to get a path’s mtime in C++ on Linux? The path can be a file or a dir. You may call the standard library function lstat() for the file or dir under the path. int lstat(const char *pathname, struct stat *statbuf); From the returned stat struct, there is a field st_mtim which is the
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How to get the epoch timestamp in Go lang?

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In Go lang, how to get the epoch timestamp, the number of seconds passed since the epoch? In Go, you can use the time.Now() func to get current time and its Unix() func to convert it into an epoch timestamp: import(“time”) func getEpochTime() int64 { return time.Now().Unix() } If you would convert a time string
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How to Add Custom Content on a Receipt

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This blog will explain about how to add a custom content in a Receipt which will be generated from MPOS in Microsoft Dynamics. Microsoft provides us with certain fields which can be put into the receipt. There are certain fields which a client will ask to show in the receipt. If the desired field is
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Deploying ASP.NET Core 2.0 MVC application to Azure Web apps using Visual Studio 2017

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Introduction In this tutorial, we will be learning as how to deploy .NET Core 2.0 MVC web application on Microsoft Public Cloud i.e. Microsoft Azure, using Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 v15.3 For novice Cloud developers, aspiring .NET / Cloud architects, and all other IT professionals associated with the .NET Core framework & Cloud computing, especially
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Spring Shell Technology For Java development

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This post is about the Spring Shell technology and its use in java. Experts of java development India have shared their best knowledge in this post for Spring Shell with the community people. If you have anything to ask, do it at the end. Technology: It is command line tool for Java applications to interact
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Filter Salutation in Microsoft Dynamics CRM

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In this tutorial, Microsoft Dynamics CRM India experts will teach you how to filter salutation based on Gender field in MS CRM. You can follow the step-by-step guide shared in this post to avail the results. Description- According to the requirement we need to filter salutation based on gender in contact entity. For this we
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Dynamics CRM Consultants Explain How To Filter Sub Branch Lookup Field Value in CRM

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In this blog Dynamics CRM consultants are sharing a step-by-step guide to explain how to filter another lookup field value based on one Lookup field value. In this Lead entity, they are having two fields Branch and Sub Branch and you will learn how they filter Subbranch based on Branch field. Based on one Lookup
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Push and Pull data from Restful Service in Asp.net MVC Application using Angular JS

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In this post, asp.net development India based professionals will explain the best way to manage the Restful service using AngularJS. They are explaining the push and pull functionality available in Rest service in simple steps. Read the article to know more. In this Post I am going explain how we can manage the Restful service
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Parameterised AngularJS Routing in Asp.net MVC using $routeProvider

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In this post, asp.net development India based professionals will brief you about the interesting feature of AngularJS, that I Routing. You will learn the method to split the single page into multiple views. For more info, read the article. In this article we are going to see one of the most useful feature of AngularJS
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Quartz Implementation in Java

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In this post, java development India based experts will explain the concept of Quartz. You will also learn the method of setting up the Quartz in this article. You can ask experts if anything bothers you. Technology Quartz is the open source Java technology for scheduling background jobs. If we want to execute the task
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Notes for Beginners of Software Development on Linux

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Linux is a great platform for software development targeting servers or backends. In general, working on Linux is very productive. The problem that beginners on Linux face is the the learning curve is steep at the beginning. But believe me, after you get through the initial green steep learning step as in the figure below
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Tutorial Video for “PHP Function for Fetching RSS Feed and Outputting Feed Items as HTML”

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After the post Fetching RSS Feed and Outputing Feed Items as HTML in PHP was originally published, there are some updates such as adding a simple RSS feed caching mechanism and supporting scanning content parts of the feed items for images. Recently, Webucator makes a great tutorial video on introducing the RSS to HTML PHP
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