Have you ever been watching log output via a web application, and you just want your browser window to jump to the bottom of the document whenever new output shows up? Well, stranger, let me tell you, I certainly have. That's why I wrote a bookmarklet that does just that …Continue reading
I've just finished the initial work on a script that will make a full-HTML website, driven by AJAX, out of the MarkDown (*.md) files in a git repository. It's currently geared toward GitHub, but could easily be adapted to other repository hosting services.
The problem I was …Continue reading
Wine, the Windows emulator-that's-not-an-emulator for Linux
distributions, has a way of maintaining separate Windows systems using
WINEARCH environment variables. While it's a
powerful mechanism, it's not so handy to type it all in on the command
line over and over. To that end, I have whipped up …
I've been a Vim (and gVim) user for several years now, so naturally, I've amassed a byzantine maze of configuration settings and blessed plugins. This evening, I decided to publicize my configuration. Check it out!
There are many neat features like autocompletion, highlighting the 80th column, a tag bar, quick …Continue reading
Mozilla recently introduced TogetherJS, a succession of their TowTruck service. Being that it is so similar to TowTruck, I went ahead and made a bookmarklet for it.
Drag the bookmarklet below onto your bookmarks bar, and tell your collaborators to do the same. When you're on a page you want …Continue reading
Scenario: We're upgrading our reporting software at work, and the way that it used to integrate with SVN (through a terrible SCC bridge) involved arbitrarily placing "app_" at the head of the file names. Of course, in the new version, they no longer do this, and so all of our …Continue reading
I installed Tiny Tiny RSS on a server of mine, and after tinkering around with it for a little while, I turned on the built-in mobile plugin. It's a wonderful little thing; it uses the iUI library to present a slick, single page application; it strips images out of the …Continue reading
I adapted a PowerShell script by Tim Van Wassenhove that recurses through a given directory, searching for various types of audio files. These files are then converted to MP3 using VLC Player's command-line interface. My adjustments to Tim's original script include some string handling bits that ensure filenames with potentially …Continue reading
After having dipped my toe in the water of open source with some Arachni module changes and the development of a simple WordPress plugin, I've finally taken the plunge; two of my personal projects are now completely open source, and hosted on github. Much of the code is stale—and …Continue reading