How To Edit Videos Using FFmpeg

mainEditing videos can be a huge pain if you don’t have the right tools. We know that there are a lot of tools available for image editing. You can quickly crop, resize, or manipulate an image without skipping a beat, but you can’t do the same for videos. Let’s say you want to resize a video, extract a 10 second segment from it, and then convert it to a different format. Can you do it quickly? Well, not unless you know how to use some bloated software whose GUI usually has a steep learning curve! A lot of people tend to get stuck when they want to play around with videos. The good news is that you don’t need some fancy commercial software to edit videos. FFmpeg is here for you and you can do a lot of things with it. Let’s go ahead and see how to manipulate a video using this amazing tool, shall we?   Continue reading

How To Use DiffMerge

mainTo people who don’t know what merge conflicts are, they are these magical things that make our life pleasant when we are coding in a group. Okay that was a joke! Too subtle? Anyway, when you are working in a team on a central code base, multiple people might end up modifying the same thing, which usually results in a conflict. Merge conflicts are bound to happen when you are working in parallel with a team of developers. If it hasn’t happened to you yet, then you haven’t been coding long enough. Most of the version management tools try to manage this automatically. If people are working on different things that are independent of each other, then there will be no problems. But unfortunately, we are not in utopia. Here on earth, conflicts happen all the time.   Continue reading