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Gives you a way to do shell-like operations (find, grep, etc.) in Ruby, only using the expressive power of Ruby
ruby  shell  utilities  useful  library 
october 2009 by mcmire
Friday Hash Fun — err.the_blog
Who knew that Hash[] accepts an array as an argument?
ruby  hash  useful  trick  array 
march 2008 by mcmire
Debian Reference - Debian package management
An invaluable reference for understanding how the APT/dpkg system works
debian  howto  reference  package  dpkg  apt  linux  useful 
june 2006 by mcmire
Reducing Your Memory Usage In Firefox
Decribes possible memory leaks in different FF extensions and FF's memory leak as well
memory  leak  firefox  hacks  optimization  useful  trick 
may 2006 by mcmire - Text Processing Commands
Some of the more useful commands: sort, uniq, head, tail, grep, sed, tr, fold, fmt and column.
useful  reference  programming  text  unix  linux  howto  bash  utilities  shell  core 
may 2006 by mcmire
TracOnWindows - The Trac Project - Trac
Gives step-by-step instructions on how to install Trac from stratch on a local machine. Just what I was looking for.
trac  installation  guide  howto  windows  wiki  article  subversion  python  apache  useful 
january 2006 by mcmire
Product Reviews and Reports - Consumer - Reviewing the Reviewers
Identifies public opinion from reviews published about products. Very useful in determining what's best.
shopping  reviews  collection  analysis  research  useful 
january 2006 by mcmire
24 ways: Edit-in-Place with Ajax
Kind of like' edit-in-place module
ajax  javascript  dhtml  dom  blog-entry  howto  useful  programming  webdev  trick 
january 2006 by mcmire
Other Software - by Greg Schueler
"md.cgi is a simple CGI script to serve documents (a very basic CMS). It lets you write text files in Markdown format, and have them show up as properly formatted HTML documents on your website."
markdown  cms  perl  script  downloads  free  useful  inspirational  cgi  webdev 
january 2006 by mcmire
Object Hierarchy and Inheritance in JavaScript
A really helpful article on how to use the prototypical object-oriented side of Javascript and how it compares to Java
oop  programming  tutorial  article  reference  useful  js 
december 2005 by mcmire
SpellBound - Spellchecker for Firefox and the Mozilla Suite
Performs spell-checking on anything you type in a formfield... helpful for blog or forum posting!
useful  firefox  extensions  mozilla  *Current  spellcheck 
november 2005 by mcmire - platypus: index
A VERY USEFUL extension to go alongside Greasemonkey that enables users to actively edit web sites -- and then save the changes in a Greasemonkey script
firefox  extensions  wysiwyg  greasemonkey  hacking  useful  js 
october 2005 by mcmire
Main Page - Linux 101
"The beginner's guide to all things Linux." Naturally, a wiki.
newbie  linux  wiki  useful  guides  *ToRead  reference 
august 2005 by mcmire
ScrapBook - Firefox Extension
ScrapBook is a Firefox extension, which helps you to save Web pages and easily manage collections.
firefox  extensions  tools  snippet  capture  useful  *Current 
august 2005 by mcmire
An introduction to open source software and Linux. Very informative.
linux  distros  opensource  software  list  redhat  mepis  ubuntu  review  article  useful 
august 2005 by mcmire
ScriptSolutions - PerlDiver
Script that lists all Perl modules installed on your server
programming  perl  scripts  useful  tools  server 
july 2005 by mcmire
global (package), "my" (lexical/private), and local (temporary package) variables in Perl
programming  perl  useful  reference 
june 2005 by mcmire :: Forums :: Skipping blank lines?
This horribly generic and undocumented option will treat consecutive linebreaks as a single linebreak.
diary-x  forums  useful  threads  reference 
may 2005 by mcmire
The Fade Anything Technique (FAT)
based off of the Yellow Fade Technique pioneered by 37signals
web-authoring  css  useful  js  trick 
april 2005 by mcmire

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