Cygwin

Cygwin

Convert SVG to PNG using R programming

Submitted by Dickens A S on Sun, 10/03/2021 - 08:39
cygwin tools
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make
curl

cygwin libraries
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libfftw3-devel
libsndfile-devel
libuv-devel
libxml2-devel
librsvg2-devel
libMagick-devel
libtirpc-devel
libicu-devel
libpcre2-devel
libcurl-devel
libncurses-devel
libbz2-devel
zlib-devel
lzma-devel
libiconv-devel
gmp-devel
mpfr-devel
gettext-devel
gcc-core
gcc-g++

Then within cygwin terminal type "R" in the terminal it will give you a prompt and issue the below commands

R
Cygwin
librsvg
ImageMagic
PNG
SVG

Plotting graph in R with X11 window system using Cygwin

Submitted by Dickens A S on Tue, 09/07/2021 - 03:02

This article demonstrates how to show a simple graph with help X11 system available in Cygwin/X

1.) How to install X11 in Cygwin

Double click the setup and launch the list of software shown in the previous article

choose the below two softwares

xinit

xorg-server  

Compete the installation 

2.) How to start the X11

Go to Start Menu

Click on "XWin Server"

Wait for 30 seconds

in your taskbar you will see two icons as below

R
Cygwin
Windows
Plot
X11

Run COBOL / gnuCOBOL using Cygwin/MSYS2 in Windows

Submitted by Dickens A S on Sun, 08/23/2020 - 11:00
Run COBOL in windows

Why COBOL in 2022?

The reason is, many migration still happening from mainframe COBOL to Java or .NET

If the developer knows how test the COBOL in his local machine, then it benefits the migration to speed up

This article demonstrates the Cygwin dependencies to compile gnuCOBOL from source code

Install Cygwin with below list of dependencies

Cygwin
gnuCOBOL
COBOL
Windows
Run

GTK3 and Glade3 using Kotlin

Submitted by Dickens A S on Sat, 11/30/2019 - 14:13

GTK windows design using glade builder

This code explains how to use Kotlin to program GTK3 and Glade3 using Cygwin Glade designer

Install cygwin with below dependencies

mingw64-x86_64-gtk3    3.22.28-1 glade                                 3.20.3-1 xorg-server                       1.20.4-1 xinit                                   1.4.1-1

launch cygwin and export the PATH as

export PATH=$PATH:/usr/x86_64-w64-mingw32/sys-root/mingw/bin

The execute the gradle command to run the app, refer github for gradle command

GTK3
GLADE3
GTK+
GTK
GLADE
3.0
kotlin
Cygwin

Installing R using Cygwin

Submitted by Dickens A S on Wed, 11/27/2019 - 14:37

R is amazing platform which many numerical methods and analysis options available

This article explains how to use R in Windows using Cygwin

Reason for Cygwin, it has X11 and Cygwin-X with amazing setup selection tools and many libraries

Below are the installation steps

Step 1: Download and install Cygwin and dependencies

Double click the setup will launch  Press Next in all the windows  For Download Site choose http://mirrors.kernel.org

Pressing next will show software selection window as shown below

R
Cygwin
Install
Windows