Monthly Archives: February 2012

Cars that will reduce road accidents to half the rate

Google Inc. has lately developed technology for cars that can drive themselves. These automated cars use video cameras, radar sensors and a laser range finder to “see” other traffic, as well as detailed maps to navigate the road ahead. This is

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Setting up Selenium with Perl

Here are the steps to configure Selenium with Perl. 1. Download Active Perl from the link: http://www.activestate.com/activeperl/downloads 2. Install the Perl using the installer. 3. Download Selenium RC Server from link: http://seleniumhq.org/download/ 4. Right Click on My Computer > Properties

Posted in Perl, Programming, Selenium/Webdriver, Tools

Perl script to monitor changes in files under a given directory/folder

The following script should help you monitor the changes happening in the directory: #!/usr/bin/perl use strict; use warnings; my $directory = $ARGV[0]; if(!$directory) { die "Usage: perl monitor.pl <directory>"; }elsif(!(-d $directory)){ die "$directory is not a directory. Kindly provide a

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Auto IT script to upload files (Windows XP)

Once your Choose File dialog box is open, just execute the following script: ; Starts here WinWaitActive(“Choose File”, “”, 10); Local $file = “C:\Users\QuickSilver\Desktop\filename.fileextesion” ControlSetText(“Choose File”, “”, “Edit1”, $file ) ControlClick(“Choose File”, “”, “Button2”) ; Ends here Steps to execute

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Apple buys chomp – search engine for finding apps

Apple Inc. is said to have purchased chomp, the search engine provider mainly used for discovering the apps from ever growing app stores. It appears Apple is trying to maintain the apps store hosting several thousand apps with vastly distributed

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Google Chrome soon going to have ‘Do not Track’ button.

Google Chrome., has finally made it to the list of browsers that give user power to disable the tracking cookies. Chrome which is the world’s third highest used browser is soon going to have a button to empower user to

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