Monthly Archives: May 2013

MS Office 2013 Typing Animation Disable Setting

This program replaced by Office13Tweaks, with more features!
For downloads, and more info see at Office13Tweaks home page at

Microsoft adding a typing animation effect at MS Office 2013 to make typing appear smoother. But if you’re typing fast or you work on a slow machine this can be distracting and annoying. The problem is that you can’t be able to disable this effect from the MS Office settings.

So, with the open source MS Office 2013 Typing Animation Setting program, you can easily switch it on and off, with just one click. Avoiding the unsafe registry editor usage. To take effect the option change, you must restart the MS Office, if it’s open, or user logout maybe required.


Book review: “Instant HTML5 Local Storage how-to”

local-storage-bookBefore some days, Packt Publishing, published a new book titled “Instant HTML5 Local Storage how-to”, by Alex Libby. It’s a very well and clear written book, which provides an easy to understand introduction to the LocalStorage technology.

Each chapter deals with a new receipt and moves the reader step by step deeper to this HTML5 feature understanding.

Clarifies the difference between LocalStorage and SessionStorage, and make a comparison between the old fashioned cookies and this fresh approach.

Recipes not stands to pure JS usage of LocalStorage but combining it with the popular jQuery, Modernizr and other useful libraries and techniques, such as store.js, cache manifest etc., which make the LocalStorage usage more easy, very powerful and bypassing a lot of problems. Also learn you how to use JSON to store objects, arrays, TTL and images in LocalStorage.

Except of all these, considered the use of LocalStorage in the mobile field, at offline web applications usage and with well-targeted examples for LocalStorage integration in CMS and forms.

Summarize all these, “Instant HTML5 Local Storage how-to”, is nice a book for web developers with HTML and JavaScript knowledge, who wants a fast track, based on practical examples, introduction to the LocalStorage technology.

Turbo Client acquires Greek localization

Turbo Client is an FTP and SFTP client for Android. Builted following the latest Android guidelines that creates a sleek and intuitive experience.
From the version 1.7, I contribute to the project, making the greek localization.