I was trying to run the pre-built binaries for Node-Webkit and was getting an error:
./nw: error while loading shared libraries: libudev.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
To fix this on a 64-bit system:
sudo ln -sf /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libudev.so.1 /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libudev.so.0
On a 32-bit system:
sudo ln -sf /lib/i386-linux-gnu/libudev.so.1 /lib/i386-linux-gnu/libudev.so.0
After that, Node-Webkit started up fine!
MyFeeds 2.9 was certified and is available today! In addition to the bug fixes in the app, I have also re-enabled the ability to view GIF files. It requires a service to convert GIFs to JPEG since Windows Phone doesn’t support GIFs. I had initially written it to run on Windows using C# but I have moved to a Linux server now and had to re-write it. Re-writing it in PHP was the easy part. Getting Nginx to treat an ASPX file as PHP took a few hours (I didn’t want to change the URL of the service so older versions of the app would work.) After fighting with a few complex solutions, I ended up with a very simple solution. I just rewrite the .php to .aspx. I wish I had tried that first!
Anyway, if you have a Windows Phone, download it now!
I recently changed my Windows Phone app MyFeeds from being a paid app to free. This has caused quite an uptick in downloads and also a lot more bug reports! I just submitted MyFeeds 2.9 to the Windows Phone Store. It should be available soon. Here’s the changelog:
- Bug – App would sometimes crash on initial startup because it tried to access the database before it was ready – Fixed!
- Bug – App would crash occasionally when accessing the menu – Fixed!
- Bug – App would crash when a malformed URL was entered when adding a feed – Fixed!
- Bug – App would crash occasionally when fast-forwarding a podcast – Fixed!
- Bug – App would occasionally crash when marking all items read – Fixed!
- Bug – App would occasionally crash when updating feeds manually – Fixed!
Download it when it’s ready!
“Node Roundup: Bedecked, Knockout.sync.js, express-promise” http://feedly.com/k/1aTXMdI
A user suggested being able to set the default view in the article list. I thought it was a good idea, so I pushed out a quick update. Here’s what’s new:
- Improved article HTML rendering.
- New option to set Unread or All as default in article list view.
- App was crashing intermittently when editing properties of a feed – Fixed!
It’s been a while since I’ve released an update. MyFeeds 2.7 fixes some bugs and adds a new feature. Get it now!
- Swipe left and right in the Feed View to switch between displaying only unread articles or all articles. No need to go to settings and toggle hiding unread items when you want to re-read items.
- Added a menu item in the Article View to read the article using Instapaper instead of it being an option in settings. The button will always launch the article in the browser now.
- Bug – Feeds with no title would cause the app to crash when paring the feed. Fixed!
- Bug – App would crash sometimes when launching an article in the browser. Fixed!
- Bug – App would crash while parsing feed from http://newsfeed.zeit.de/index. Fixed!
- Bug – App would crash sometimes when trying to get the currently playing track. Fixed!
In Git, color.status.changed, color.status.untracked and color.branch.remote, default to red on normal (whatever your console background color is). This can be difficult to read. You can change them using:
git config "foreground-color background-color attribute"
git config --global color.status.changed "yellow normal bold"
git config --global color.status.untracked "yellow normal bold"
git config --global color.branch.remote "yellow normal bold"
Note that “yellow normal dim” will show up as white in PowerShell, so if you want to use yellow, you must also specify bold.
Git-Posh uses red as the default for GitPromptSettings.WorkingForegroundColor and GitPromptSettings.UntrackedForegroundColor. These are difficult to read as well. They can be changed by editing your PowerShell profile:
- From a PowerShell window, type: notepad $profile to edit your profile.
- Add the following lines somewhere after the #### end POSH-GIT config line near the end.
$global:GitPromptSettings.WorkingForegroundColor = [ConsoleColor]::Yellow
$global:GitPromptSettings.UntrackedForegroundColor = [ConsoleColor]::Yellow
You’ll need to restart PowerShell to see the change.