Start New Blogofile Post With a Single Command

Posted on Fri 22 February 2013 in misc View Comments • Tagged with Blogofile

I wrote a bash script which should allow starting blogofile blog posts more conveniently. This will set up everything needed with a single command.

This script will perform:

  1. Create a file in the _posts directory. The file name will be prefixed with the next number in the sequence (personal choice …

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How to Add Items Into Eclipse's Refactor Menu

Posted on Sat 16 February 2013 in misc View Comments • Tagged with Eclipse, Plug-In, JDT

Recently, I was writing a plug-in that performs some refactoring (of which I will write in a separate post).

Writing the refactoring was not too complicated, but figuring out how add the menu items correctly into the Refactor menu took a lot of time.

I tried to figure this from …

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How to Install an Acer Scanner Under Linux

Posted on Mon 12 November 2012 in misc View Comments • Tagged with Linux

I own an old Acer szw4300U scanner. Making it work with Linux is not exactly a plug and play, but not very complex either. Here is how it is done.


An easy way is to use SANE which is a framework that connects scanning software (frontends) with the scanners' …

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Strange Blogofile IO Error

Posted on Sat 13 October 2012 in misc View Comments • Tagged with Blogofile, Emacs

Sometimes when building a blogofile site I encounter "No such file or directory" IO error. In this article I will explain the cause of the error as well as how to prevent it.

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Highlighting Special Posts in Blogofile

Posted on Tue 25 September 2012 in misc View Comments • Tagged with Blogofile, Special

This simple but use-full blogofile hack will allow you to alter the style of posts which are marked as special. For example the post you are reading belongs to the "Special" category and therefore has a golden background instead of the gray default one.

This is quite straightforward hack, all …

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Why I Chose Blogofile as my Blogging Platform

Posted on Sun 02 September 2012 in misc View Comments • Tagged with Blogofile, Web Development, About

Blogofile is the blogging engine behind this blog.

First of all, what is "Blogofile"? The definition from the original website says:

Definition: Blogofile (n): A static website compiler and blog engine, written and extended in Python.

Blogofile creates a static, full featured blog out of posts that are stored in …

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About this Blog

Posted on Sat 01 September 2012 in misc View Comments • Tagged with About


My name is Artium Nihamkin and I am a software engineer from Israel.

This is my personal blog where I plan to publish interesting and usefull stuff that I encounter during my endeavor in my proffesional and personal life.

Some of the things you might find here are:

  • Articles …

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