Category Archives: web

Linux Desktop Rebuild Checklist 2 – Web Dev Tools

Following Linux Desktop Rebuild Checklist 1 Sublime Text I’m a Sublime Text convert. Official docs are sparse, but there are great unofficial (community) docs for Sublime Text. It’s quite easy to install on Ubuntu/Kubuntu via webupd8. LiveReload Change a file in your project … Continue reading

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In Yahoo! Pipes how can I return a single value from a loop that’s built with values from every item?

For example, I have a list of items and each item has a name. I want to build a single string that contains a comma-separated list of all the names. In most programming languages, I would loop over the items … Continue reading

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Free Music Archive

In case you’ve ignored all my delicious.com link updates below, let me tell you how unbelievably awesome the Free Music Archive is. It’s really, really awesome! So awesome, I head to my favorites list on FMA every time I hear … Continue reading

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Nearing 2 years on Google Reader

On April 2, 2007, I switched to Google Reader as my RSS reader of choice. The only feature I find missing is a way to sort starred items by date. Since I couldn’t, I decided to navigate to the bottom … Continue reading

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My Superpower per OkCupid

I got bored in Las Vegas last week and signed up on OkCupid again. /shrug Your result for The Latent Super Power Test… Illusions You are the one to cloud other’s minds with phantasms. Illusions is your super power, and … Continue reading

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Google reader: jury’s still out

I’ve been moving to Google reader since I’d been hearing it’s more stable, user-friendly, etc. My results are mixed so far. Perhaps I’ve exceeded the number of feeds Google expects to handle, or I’m trying to do things too quickly … Continue reading

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Data: URI Scheme

The data: URI scheme is a nifty way to include files for download as I did here without having to mess with attachments or file hosting. Encoding the payload is just a one-liner. cat file.txt | perl -MURI::Encode -e “print … Continue reading

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