Writing LibreOffice macros in BASIC

I had the questionable pleasure of needing to write some LibreOffice macros. This gave me some WTF moments that I will share here, in the hope that it will save a future reader some agonising moments Googling these problems. BASIC runtime error. Argument is not optional. This happens when you press “Run BASIC” (or F5) […]

Roundcube and X-notifier revisited

A couple of years ago I updated the X-notifier script for Roundcube to support multiple mailboxes. (Original post.) There was still an annoying bug in it: whenever the session expired the script wouldn’t recover. Lately that’s been bugging me more than usual. So, I figured I’d fix it. Related posts: Roundcube and X-notifier Roundcube and […]

Roundcube and Google Contacts

One of the reasons I use Roundcube is that when I was shopping for a webmail client, there was a plugin that provided Google Contacts integration. Unfortunately, that plugin hasn’t been updated for over a year and it has rate limiting issues. So, when upgrading my Roundcube installation to 0.8.4 I decided it had to […]