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abackstrom / module.js
Created Oct 28, 2020
TiddlyWiki wikirule for JIRA ticket links
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/*jslint node: true, browser: true */
/*global $tw: false */
"use strict"; = "jiralink";
exports.types = {inline: true};
exports.init = function(parser) {
this.parser = parser;
this.matchRegExp = new RegExp(/[A-Z]+-\d+/, "mg");
abackstrom / php.vim.patch
Created Nov 12, 2019
Basic patch for syntax/php.vim support of "flexible" heredoc
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--- a/syntax/php.vim 2018-11-30 16:50:41.000000000 +0000
+++ b/syntax/php.vim 2019-11-12 21:23:05.870740817 +0000
@@ -379,18 +379,18 @@
syn case match
" HereDoc
-syn region phpHereDoc matchgroup=Delimiter start="\(<<<\)\@<=\(\"\=\)\z(\I\i*\)\2$" end="^\z1\(;\=$\)\@=" contained contains=phpIdentifier,phpIdentifierSimply,phpIdentifierComplex,phpBackslashSequences,phpMethodsVar,@Spell keepend extend
+syn region phpHereDoc matchgroup=Delimiter start="\(<<<\)\@<=\(\"\=\)\z(\I\i*\)\2$" end="^\s*\z1\(;\=$\)\@=" contained contains=phpIdentifier,phpIdentifierSimply,phpIdentifierComplex,phpBackslashSequences,phpMethodsVar,@Spell keepend extend
" including HTML,JavaScript,SQL even if not enabled via options
-syn region phpHereDoc matchgroup=Delimiter start="\(<<<\)\@<=\(\"\=\)\z(\(\I\i*\)\=\(html\)\c\(\i*\)\)\2$" end="^\z1\(;\=$\)\@=" contained contains=@htmlTop,phpIdentifier,phpIdentifierSimply,phpIdentifierComplex,phpBackslashSequences,phpMethodsVar,@Spell keepend extend
abackstrom / exercise-equivalent-binary-trees.go
Last active Feb 26, 2018
My solution for Go Tour Concurrency Exercise "Equivalent Binary Trees"
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package main
import (
// Walk walks the tree t sending all values
// from the tree to the channel ch.
func Walk(t *tree.Tree, ch chan int) {
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package main
// Pinout
// Pibrella (Python)
// go-rpio
import (
abackstrom / gist.go
Last active Feb 24, 2018
This gist was created by the gisted code. Self-gisting! This is the first complete Go program I've ever written.
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package main
import (
abackstrom / novel
Last active Jun 30, 2017
PHP: Using a child process for text transformations without blocking
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Call me Ishmael. Some years ago—never mind how long precisely—having little or no money in my purse, and nothing particular to interest me on shore, I thought I would sail about a little and see the watery part of the world. It is a way I have of driving off the spleen and regulating the circulation. Whenever I find myself growing grim about the mouth; whenever it is a damp, drizzly November in my soul; whenever I find myself involuntarily pausing before coffin warehouses, and bringing up the rear of every funeral I meet; and especially whenever my hypos get such an upper hand of me, that it requires a strong moral principle to prevent me from deliberately stepping into the street, and methodically knocking people’s hats off—then, I account it high time to get to sea as soon as I can. This is my substitute for pistol and ball. With a philosophical flourish Cato throws himself upon his sword; I quietly take to the ship. There is nothing surprising in this. If they but knew it, almost all men in their degree, s

Keybase proof

I hereby claim:

  • I am abackstrom on github.
  • I am abackstrom ( on keybase.
  • I have a public key ASD-ihbCAkm3yzj2QzyXcSMqQnEdaWv96J_SYtaF1AXlzwo

To claim this, I am signing this object:

View gist:b8ecd3c02ebeee8636c8
# get page # of 'last' page
curl -si https://github.<yourdomain>.com/api/v3/users/abackstrom/gists?access_token=$TOKEN | grep ^Link:
# download json metadata for all gists. use the right page range! curl expands the bracketed range
curl "https://github.<yourdomain>.com/api/v3/users/abackstrom/gists?access_token=$TOKEN&page=[1-27]" -o gists_#1.json
# clone all the repos
# install jq first.
jq -r '.[] | .git_pull_url' *.json | while read repo ; do git clone $repo ; done
View gist:5c1c74f3fdabf6a648a8
~$ sudo php-build 5.6.5 /usr/local
[Info]: Loaded extension plugin
[Info]: Loaded apc Plugin.
[Info]: Loaded composer Plugin.
[Info]: Loaded pyrus Plugin.
[Info]: Loaded uprofiler Plugin.
[Info]: Loaded xdebug Plugin.
[Info]: Loaded xhprof Plugin.
[Info]: php.ini-production gets used as php.ini
[Info]: Building 5.6.5 into /usr/local
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var irc = require('irc');
var client = new irc.Client('', 'somebot', {
channels: ['##remotes'],
client.addListener('message##remotes', function (from, to, message) {
client.say("##remotes", from + ": i agree");