Category Archives: Customization

Grab the net with Arduino

How to access a website with multiple virtual hosts from Arduino Ethernet Shield. The problem is if you have used Arduino Ethernet Shield, then you know that you can connect a IP, But if the IP has multiple virtual hosts, it will only connect to default virtual host. If it is commercial shared VPS, You wont be able to make your site default.

Gist is use of HTTP protocol which allows you to define host in your request on virtual host server. Here are the possible headers.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_HTTP_headers

You should also provide basic debugging info like “User-Agent” etc.

Customizing Command Prompt

Well many times this happens that we want to work with the command prompt. Sometimes we wanna work with many CLI (command line interface). We usually SET the %PATH% variable of system or specific user for this. Things get really worse when we wanna work with more them one version of same Application/Compiler/System. We can’t set the variable as all have similar directory structure and almost same binary/executable names.
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