La villa romana di Bussana, una diretta streaming

Lo scorso 12 dicembre ho organizzato e presentato un evento in diretta streaming dedicato alla villa romana di Bussana, uno dei siti archeologici più conosciuti di Sanremo. Non mi sono mai occupato nello specifico di questo sito quindi ho pensato di coinvolgere altri colleghi, persone che hanno svolto ricerche e scavi, che hanno lavorato nel… Continua a leggere La villa romana di Bussana, una diretta streaming

Fedora 33: recover disk space from swap partitions, and other tips for upgrading

As described in detail by Andy Grover in the article Upgrading to Fedora 33: Removing Your Old Swap File on EFI Machine, Fedora 33 defaults to using a compressed-memory-based swap device using zram. There is no swap partition any more! It’s time to reclaim that disk space. If you follow the guide in the linked… Continua a leggere Fedora 33: recover disk space from swap partitions, and other tips for upgrading

A new home for the Total Open Station project

As announced in a previous blog post, the Total Open Station project has a new home! More specifically, we’re still on GitHub but I have moved the main repository from my personal GitHub account to the “totalopenstation” organization, with myself and @psolyca as owners. This seems like a simple step but, in fact, it is… Continua a leggere A new home for the Total Open Station project

Total Open Station 0.5

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Total Open Station 0.5 is here! This release is the result of a short and intense development cycle. The application is now based on Python 3, which means an improved handling of data transfers and a general improvement of the underlying source code. An extensive test suite based on pytest was added to help developers… Continua a leggere Total Open Station 0.5

Total Open Station 0.4 release

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This article was originally published on the Total Open Station website at https://tops.iosa.it/ After two years of slow development, I took the opportunity of some days off to finally release version 0.4, that was already available in beta since 2017. No open bugs were left and this release is mature enough to hit the repositories.… Continua a leggere Total Open Station 0.4 release

Total Open Station: a specialised format converter

It’s 2017 and nine years ago I started writing a set of Python scripts that would become Total Open Station, a humble GPL-licensed tool to download and process data from total station devices. I started from scratch, using the Python standard library and pySerial as best as I could, to create a small but complete… Continua a leggere Total Open Station: a specialised format converter