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luislavena /
Last active Sep 28, 2020
Workaround RubyGems' SSL errors on Ruby for Windows (RubyInstaller)

SSL upgrades on and RubyInstaller versions

UPDATE 2016-12-01: Please refer to the official guide instead of this process.

UPDATE 2014-12-21: RubyGems 1.8.30, 2.0.15 and 2.2.3 have been released. It requires manual installation, please see instructions below.


carbontwelve / curl_example.php
Created Mar 27, 2014
PHP Curl to check if url is alive
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function check_alive($url, $timeout = 10, $successOn = array(200, 301)) {
$ch = curl_init($url);
// Set request options
curl_setopt_array($ch, array(
CURLOPT_TIMEOUT => $timeout,
VladaHejda / NetteCsvResponse.php
Last active May 29, 2017
Nette CSV response
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namespace Nette\Application\Responses;
use Nette;
* CSV download response.
* Under New BSD license.
MichalKalita / Soupis webů s Nette Framework
Last active Nov 4, 2018
Update 29.4.2016: zkontrolováno cca 200 000 stránek, podle hlavičky "X-Powered-By"
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Jonathonbyrd / betterxml.function.php
Last active May 26, 2019
Extending the SimpleXMLElement
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* Giving myself more functionality over this bit
* @author byrd
class BetterXML extends SimpleXMLElement
jareware /
Last active Oct 27, 2020
Advanced SCSS, or, 16 cool things you may not have known your stylesheets could do

⇐ back to the gist-blog at

Advanced SCSS

Or, 16 cool things you may not have known your stylesheets could do. I'd rather have kept it to a nice round number like 10, but they just kept coming. Sorry.

I've been using SCSS/SASS for most of my styling work since 2009, and I'm a huge fan of Compass (by the great @chriseppstein). It really helped many of us through the darkest cross-browser crap. Even though browsers are increasingly playing nice with CSS, another problem has become very topical: managing the complexity in stylesheets as our in-browser apps get larger and larger. SCSS is an indispensable tool for dealing with this.

This isn't an introduction to the language by a long shot; many things probably won't make sense unless you have some SCSS under your belt already. That said, if you're not yet comfy with the basics, check out the aweso

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