Mxs Linter

Mxs Linter example

I started writing an Antlr4-based linter for 3dsmax’s maxscript language.

Project and details can be found on my gitlab page.

Homemade gluten free bread

gluten free bread

I’m trying to make my own bread (I’m gluten/lactose/sugar intolerent -_-).

This is a “pain cocotte”, using just the oven, no bread maker involved.

Recipe can be found here (fr).


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LinVST : a Linux VST converter

Adam Monroe's upright bass

I was recently working the walking bass on the jazz standard “I’m beginning to see the light”, recorded as MIDI within Ardour, a free DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) software.

I started using the default midi instrument rendition of Ardour, set on “jazz guitar” : it works, but the rendition is poor. I then started looking for a good VST for a contrabass rendition. We must face the facts : all the good rendition plugins are built for Windows or Mac !

And then I found this gem…


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Chessika enters the CCRL

Some monthes ago I tried to the take a glance at chess engine programming. I first started by writing one in python (ChessBuddy) with absolutely no knowledge on the subject. Although it was quite slow, it worked and already beat me (spoiler alert : this means nothing, I suck at chess).

Then I opened the pandora’s box : How will it compete against other engines ?


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Shiny Stockings [cover]

Today was a productive day in terms of music.

Here are two personal performances of jazz standards : Shiny Stockings, written by Frank Foster in 1963, and On a clear day by Burton Lane in 1970.

With the incredible voice of Maëlle Bonnet.


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Installing Manjaro on an Asus Zenbook Duo

Manjaro 20.0.3 (gnome3 version) Asus Zenbook Duo UX481F First impressions Huge surprise when booting the USB live version of manjaro : the second screen is immediatly recognized with its touchscreen capability, as are wifi and bluetooth. During the 10 minutes I wasted doing the windows init (which I haven’t even finished), the system fans were active and annoyingly audible (I don’t know if they were at max speed though).
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Wayne's Thang

Wayne’s Thang is a theme written by the saxophonist Kenny Garrett. It makes part of the album Triology, edited in 1995.

Here’s one cover in sextet I like, recorded in the Jazz Channel LA studio in 2016.


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Bye Bye Blackbird

This is one of my favorite rendition of Bye Bye Blackbird.

With Chet Baker indeed, but especially with Rene Urtreger at the piano for me.

And for heaven sake, watching them in b&w smoking and driking, it makes my day (well, if you put aside the fact that some of them were alcoholic or drug addicts though 😀).


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