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ROKODING: Video Encoding for the Roku
Via [MacDrifter](http://www.macdrifter.com/2014/07/rokoding-handbrake-settings-for-the-roku-link.html), this site contains Handbrake tips for encoding video for Plex and Roku, which I've just recently started using. A very handy reference.
blogit  video  roku  encoding  handbrake 
9 hours ago
BestPig/cv
A command line tool for showing the progress of long-running coreutil functions like `mv` and `cp`.
blogit  cli  unix  coreutils 
10 hours ago
Together for iPad and iPhone 1.0
I've been a fan of Together for a long time, and it's finally available on your iOS devices. Sync with Mac requires the MAS version of Together.
notes  blogit  note-taking  ios  iphone  ipad 
10 hours ago
Using Tables With Ulysses and Marked
A good introduction to Ulysses 3 and Marked 2 integration.
blogit  Ulysses  Marked  multimarkdown 
2 days ago
Hermit: a font for programmers, by a programmer
I really dig this monospace font for coding and terminal use. It looks great with my custom version of Twilight in Sublime Text. 

Via [Wes Bos](http://wesbos.com/programming-fonts/). See his post for more options, though notably missing [Meslo](https://github.com/andreberg/Meslo-Font)...
blogit  font  monospace  programming  editor 
2 days ago
Taco - All your tasks. One screen.
This web app combines over 40 of your everyday todo apps into one screen. Asana, Basecamp, Evernote, Bugzilla, OmniFocus and tons more. Even text files.
taskmanagement  productivity  blogit  webapp 
6 days ago
Plug
The Hype Machine is one great music discovery tool, and this little app is a great way to access it from a native OS X interface.
hypemachine  blogit  music  mac  osx 
6 days ago
mySleepButton - Shuffle Your Thoughts to Sleep
This app works.

> mySleepButton is based on cognitive science, including the Cognitive Shuffle, Serial Diverse Imagining and Super-Somnolent principles of sleep onset proposed by CogSci Apps Corp. co-founder, Dr. Luc P. Beaudoin.
sleep  blogit  ios  iPhone 
6 days ago
Mac App Store - Quiver: The Programmer's Notebook
There have been times I've wished for an app like this. It mixes Markdown and code snippets with tagging and other code organization tools. Overall, I use nvALT for this purpose to great results, but I've always wished for a dedicated snippet manager that met most, if not all, of my requirements.
blogit  code  snippets  organization 
6 days ago
pipobscure/fsevents
Native Access to Mac OS-X FSEvents
nodejs  fsevents  watcher 
6 days ago
Welcome to the Click Documentation — click
Click is a Python package for creating beautiful command line interfaces in a composable way with as little code as necessary. It’s the “Command Line Interface Creation Kit”. It’s highly configurable but comes with sensible defaults out of the box.

It aims to make the process of writing command line tools quick and fun while also preventing any frustration caused by the inability to implement an intended CLI API.
python  cli 
6 days ago
danielm/uploader
JQuery plugin to drag and drop files, including ajax upload and progress bar. The idea for this plugin is to keep it very simple; other options/plugins i found mess up a lot with the markup and provide some really 'hacky' ways to make it available for prehistoric browsers.
jquery  javascript  html5  upload  file  uploader 
6 days ago
Domain validation & verification
Beginning January 1, 2014, new ICANN rules related to domain registration ownership are in effect for all registrars. The new rules require that a domain's registration be validated via email
icann  domains  mediatemple 
6 days ago
First Crack 1.0
A fast, simple, portable, and customizable static site generator in Python.
blogit  cms  static  python 
8 days ago
API Changelog
APIs make the web 100x more powerful, allowing brilliant integrations with services to happen. APIs changing makes the stability of those integrations 100x more tenuous. Here's a tool to keep developers posted about the changes they need to keep track of to keep their apps running.
blogit  api  programming 
10 days ago
gillibrand/launchbar-pinboard
LaunchBar 6 actions for accessing Pinboard bookmarks. Not only handy, a great sample set for learning to build with the new Launchbar extension capabilities.
pinboard  blogit  launchbar  programming 
10 days ago
Mac Word Counter
A new app from Christian Tietze that tracks your word counts across all your applications.
blogit  mac  osx  writing 
11 days ago
Breach - A browser for the HTML5 era
A web browser written in JavaScript, modular and hackable.
blogit  browser  nodejs  html5 
13 days ago
Shell Scripting with Objective-C
Let’s take an example: I would like to get the app icons for a list of iOS apps available in the store. I need these icons in different sizes, let’s say 1024 pixels, 512 pixels, 120 pixels etc… and the icons should come with the new iOS 7 shape.
itunes  icon  obj-c  cocoa  python  cli  json  mask 
14 days ago
Siteleaf
A good-looking hosted CMS with full file access. I hadn't heard of it before [Elliot Jay Stocks](http://www.elliotjaystocks.com/blog/siteleaf/) mentioned it recentlly.
blogit  cms 
17 days ago
UI Design Comparison of To-Do Apps
Video: Robert McGinley Myers takes on a huge pile of iPhone to-do apps to analyze their UI decisions.
blogit  iPhone  ios  todo  productivity 
19 days ago
localForage API Reference
localForage is a JavaScript library that improves the offline experience of your web app by using an asynchronous data store with a simple, localStorage-like API. It allows developers to store many types of data instead of just strings.

localForage includes a localStorage-backed fallback store for browsers with no IndexedDB or WebSQL support. Asynchronous storage is available in the current versions of all major browsers: Chrome, Firefox, IE, and Safari (including Safari Mobile).

localForage supports both a callback-based and Promises-based API, so you can use whichever you prefer. At the current time, these docs use the callback API.
localStorage  webdev 
19 days ago
Beautiful web type — the best typefaces from the Google web fonts directory
Ever spend an hour trying to find a decent font in Google's [web font collection](http://www.google.com/fonts/)? This page highlights a few really great fonts/combinations. Beautiful.
blogit  font  webdesign  google 
19 days ago
Make Writing a Part of Your Identity
Christian Tietze on self-perception and what it takes to be a writer. Great piece. Keep an eye on his [Zettelkasten](http://www.zettelkasten.de/) project, too.
writing  blogit 
20 days ago
Select or Die
Flexible jQuery plugin to style select elements.
jquery  javascript  webdesign  selectbox  form 
21 days ago
Uses get-location/CoreLocation on a Mac and Google's geocoding API to tell you the street address of your current location
I had some fun with [get-location](https://github.com/lindes/get-location) and the Google Geocoding API. Now I can type `whereami` on the command line and get a street address. Worthless, but fun. I get [lost a lot](http://brettterpstra.com/2014/06/22/nick-cave-disorientation-and-exif-data/).
blogit  bash  geolocation  corelocation 
22 days ago
MindMeister for Glass
I doubt I will ever have the opportunity to try this out, but it would be almost cool enough to make wearing Glass worthwhile for me…
blogit  mindmapping  mindmeister  glass  google 
23 days ago
Sublime Text Word Separator Preferences
If you're using Sublime Text, this is a handy trick to know. It makes it possible to double-click/⌘D select hyphenated words.
blogit  SublimeText  sublime  keyboard 
28 days ago
JS NICE: Statistical renaming, Type inference and Deobfuscation
This JS de-obfuscator works really well. It uses statistical analysis to rename variables and parameters and guess type annotations using references from open source projects, creating very readable code from previously minified source.
javascript  deobfuscation  obfuscation  minification  cleanup  blogit 
4 weeks ago
Editorial 1.1: Another Step Forward for iOS Automation
Federico Viticci on Editorial 1.1. It will take me months to get through this, but I'm learning a lot just skipping around...
blogit  editorial  ios  textediting 
5 weeks ago
docopt—language for description of command-line interfaces
docopt is based on conventions that are used for decades in help messages and man pages for program interface description. Interface description in docopt is such a help message, but formalized.
cli  programming  scripting 
5 weeks ago
docopt/docopt
Pythonic command line arguments parser, that will make you smile. <http://docopt.org>
cli  programming  scripting 
5 weeks ago
Fenix Web Server | Static Web Servers for the Desktop
A static desktop web server that accepts PUT and POST requests and lets you browse data and results. Growl support and Markdown rendering included.
blogit  server  webdev 
5 weeks ago
wantedly/swift-rss-sample
"An RSS reader app written in Swift. About 100 lines of code and written within about an hour. Proved Swift is a good programming language."
swift  blogit  programming 
5 weeks ago
Steady.js
If you've ever worked with throttling onScroll handlers in a web page, this looks like a clever solution. I've been doing ok with a jQuery debounce/throttle combination, but this allows a callback function to delay the handler until a task is finished.
javascript  scroll  blogit  webdesign 
5 weeks ago
AlchemyAPI
An intriguing API for text analysis, language detection, sentiment recognition and semantic keywords. Something to explore soon.
blogit  analysis  semantics  tagging  api 
5 weeks ago
Wikify (Evernote Wiki-Helper)
An interesting Alfred workflow for "wikifying" Evernote with Markdown support.
wiki  evernote  blogit  markdown 
5 weeks ago
Isso – a commenting server similar to Disqus
Recommended by a friend on Twitter, I'm seriously considering the switch. I don't love the idea of hosting a database for the website these days, but full control of my comments would be fun.
blogit  comments  commenting  disqus 
5 weeks ago
Here, Look
Solves one of my biggest annoyances. I actually told someone I was going to create this app once. I take full credit for it. I kid because I love.
blogit  iphone  photos 
5 weeks ago
Launched
A web-based interface for creating launchd tasks. Handy for people who don't want to run [Launch Control](http://www.soma-zone.com/LaunchControl/), I would think.
blogit  launchd  webapp 
5 weeks ago
Torchpad
A simple, elegant wiki based on Git and Markdown (GFM). Responsive design, code highlighting, and you can even download the git repository for backup.
blogit  wiki  git  markdown 
6 weeks ago
holygeek/git-number
I've been looking for something like this. Adds numeric references to filenames returned by various git commands so you can easily act on them with just a number instead of a path.
git  blogit 
6 weeks ago
Hugo - A fast and modern static website engine
An interesting static site generator that looks like it has some possibilities. It's missing a lot of typical blog functionality, but it seems to have a pretty good architecture for extension.
blogit  cms  static  webdev  blogging 
6 weeks ago
Defensive BASH programming
Some really good tips in here. I have a lot to learn.
bash  scripting  Shell  cli  blogit 
8 weeks ago
A Year of Icons
Discovered via [The Sweet Setup](http://thesweetsetup.com/quick-tip-create-custom-perspectives-omnifocus-2-mac/), this is a collection of unique and useful pictograms for just about any icon needs.
icons  blogit 
8 weeks ago
Launchbar Actions
For those of us sticking with LaunchBar, here are some great actions including (for beta 6) a DuckDuckGo search with live search suggestions.
launchbar  blogit  search  duckduckgo 
9 weeks ago
How to Brew Coffee Without a Coffee Maker
It happens rarely in my life, but there are some great tips here to bring out the coffee survivalist in you.
blogit  coffee  coffeemaker 
9 weeks ago
Single Element CSS Spinners
If you design web pages, you're going to need one of these eventually. Nice collection of CSS "spinners" for loading feedback.
blogit  webdesign  ajax  CSS  spinner 
9 weeks ago
Queuing tasks for batch execution with Task Spooler
I really want to get this working on OS X, but haven't had any luck yet. It's in homebrew, but... if anyone gets this working, I'd love to know how.
blogit  unix  spooler  cli 
9 weeks ago
The Display Designers Have Been Waiting For
I used dual 21" monitors for years, then dual 24", but when I got my 27" Thunderbolt, I let go of the need for two-headed computing. This 21:9 34" beast might make me yearn for more screen real estate once again.
monitor  display  blogit 
10 weeks ago
Stamplay
The best reason to use Stamplay is that it lets you spend a lot less time worrying about the server-side logic and more time focusing on the user experience. And virtually no time learning how to use it.
webdev 
10 weeks ago
Markdownify Pocket items & save to Dropbox
A great example of integrating [Marky](http://markdownrules.com) into your automation workflow using IFTTT.
blogit  dropbox  ifttt  marky  markdown 
10 weeks ago
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