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Tail for browser windows

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 …

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A quick shell script for wine prefixes

Wine, the Windows emulator-that's-not-an-emulator for Linux distributions, has a way of maintaining separate Windows systems using the WINEPREFIX and 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 …

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My text editor configuration

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 …

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Mozilla's TogetherJS in a bookmarklet

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 …

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Bulk rename Subversion files with PowerShell

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 …

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Truck It!: Mozilla TowTruck in a bookmarklet

Mozilla Labs has this really nifty, Javascript-based collaboration utility, ~~TowTruck~~, which allows real-time web editing collaboration in the browser. It's got a lot of nifty features I won't get into in this post; sufficed to say, it's pretty frickin' sweet. What I did not find to be as frickin' sweet …

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