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Perl UTF-8 and Regular Expressions

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Today I wanted to explore Perl’s Unicode and regular expression capabilities, so I wrote down this simple script. It is quite amazing how simply Perl handles...

Java Calculate Orthodox Easter Date

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Today I wondered if there is an algorithm to calculate the date of Orthodox Easter. After some searching in the web I found the algorithm and converted it to...

Java get file size and download using HTTP

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Today I wanted to download a file using Http protocol but before that determine its size. First aff all I open an Http connection and get file size using Con...