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smac89 / sln.html
Last active Aug 29, 2015
CMPT 280 sample final tentative solutions
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margin: 5px 0;
<ol type="a">
<li>(3 points) What are the three components that an Abstract Data Type has, regardless of the method of ADT specification used? <em>(Note: not looking for sets, syntax, semantics..." here, those are components of a specific ADT specification method.)</em><br/><br/>
smac89 /
Last active Aug 29, 2016
[SOLVED] The struggle to print your u of s schedule without unnecessary details filling up the page

This is a method to get a clear, printable version of your uofs time table. This method involves a little work from you, then the attached app below does the rest. For this method to work well, you need to use firefox browser, as the end result looks off on chrome.

  1. Open your schedule in a browser:

  1. Right-click anywhere in the page and select Inspect Element:

  2. Inside the new window, type table.datadisplaytable into the search bar:

smac89 /
Last active Jan 24, 2021
A simple implementation of a JavaFX observable stack
* The MIT License (MIT)
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* sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is
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smac89 / .gitconfig
Last active Jun 21, 2017
Gitconfig settings to use p4merge on windows using Cygwin terminal
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tool = p4merge
[mergetool "p4merge"]
path = "C:/PROGRA~1/Perforce/p4merge.exe"
keepBackup = false
trustExitcode = false
tool = p4merge
smac89 /
Created May 6, 2016
Script to install p4merge on Linux
set -euf
if [[ ! "$#" = 1 ]]; then
echo "You need to supply the folder containing p4merge as arguement"
exit 1
elif [[ ! -d "$1" ]]; then
echo "The file is not a folder"
exit 1
smac89 /
Last active May 20, 2016
Version of python's string join which allows for random seperators
import random
def join_rand(words, *sep):
return reduce(lambda joined, new: random.choice(sep).join((joined, new)), words)
smac89 /
Last active Nov 29, 2016
Efficient method to read words from a file.
import itertools
def readwords(file_object):
byte_stream = itertools.groupby(
itertools.takewhile(lambda c: bool(c),
itertools.repeat(1))), str.isspace)
return ("".join(group) for pred, group in byte_stream if not pred)
smac89 /
Last active Jun 23, 2018
Install latest version of ffmpeg on Ubuntu
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get -y install autoconf automake build-essential libass-dev libfreetype6-dev \
libsdl1.2-dev libtheora-dev libtool libva-dev libvdpau-dev libvorbis-dev libxcb1-dev libxcb-shm0-dev \
libxcb-xfixes0-dev pkg-config texinfo zlib1g-dev
# Create a dir where the rest of the sources will live
mkdir ~/ffmpeg_sources
smac89 /
Created Jun 27, 2016
Converts drawable image to BitmapDrawable
import android.content.Context;
public static final class BitmapDrawableFromDrawable {
public static BitmapDrawable drawableToBitmapDrawable (Context ctx, Drawable drawable) {
Bitmap bitmap;
if (drawable instanceof BitmapDrawable) {
smac89 /
Last active May 10, 2020
Floating point regex: A regular expression to match any valid python floating point value.
# coding=utf8
# the above tag defines encoding for this document and is for Python 2.x compatibility
# See it in action
import re
regex = r"""