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Creating a 'difference' in portraits

Creating a ‘difference’ in portraits

I was reading a magazine where each article had the photo of the author besides it, but in a unique way: looking like something like on the right. How to get this effect yourself? I will show you today. In addition to Photoshop you need Microsoft Photo Editor to get this effect. You may have [...]

Making letter portraits

Making letter portraits

Having been impressed by letter portraits (see right), I wanted to figure out how to do them myself. In addition, I have shown you a lot of my own photos on this blog, without making the readers any wiser on how to do stuff. Better late than never, they say – so lets get started. [...]

Making scores comparable

Making scores comparable

How to compare scores rated under different tests, or by different people? Find out, and use the ready spreadsheet to crunch your own numbers.

Top 10 considerations when preparing a software test plan

Top 10 considerations when preparing a software test plan

Click on images to enlarge -> Test the parts of the application that have changed since the last cycle / go live This part of the test plan is very obvious: test the changes to the application. Each change needs to be tested individually if possible, or as groups if the number of changes is [...]

Hiding Wordpress categories

Hiding WordPress categories

When I wrote my first WordPress related post, I admitted that I was only doing it to attract traffic and it would be my last post on the subject. However, I start again. This time around, however, I want to talk about something which isn’t common knowledge and neither did I get any responses on [...]

Performance tuning SQL queries in Oracle

Performance tuning SQL queries in Oracle

Video tutorial showing how to optimise your SQL queries for maximum performance. Talks about indexes, statistics, hints and optimiser plans.