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cobyism /
Last active July 5, 2024 05:07
Deploy to `gh-pages` from a `dist` folder on the master branch. Useful for use with [yeoman](

Deploying a subfolder to GitHub Pages

Sometimes you want to have a subdirectory on the master branch be the root directory of a repository’s gh-pages branch. This is useful for things like sites developed with Yeoman, or if you have a Jekyll site contained in the master branch alongside the rest of your code.

For the sake of this example, let’s pretend the subfolder containing your site is named dist.

Step 1

Remove the dist directory from the project’s .gitignore file (it’s ignored by default by Yeoman).

afternoon /
Created February 15, 2014 18:04
Rename .js files to .ts
find app/src -name "*.js" -exec sh -c 'mv "$0" "${0%.js}.ts"' {} \;
plembo /
Last active June 28, 2024 14:27
GitHub Pages with Namecheap custom domain

Using GitHub Pages with a custom domain: Namecheap Edition

As often happens, I found the official documentation and forum answers to be "close, but no cigar", and so had to experiment a little to get things working.

The main problem for me was a lack of concrete configuration examples. That's not entirely GitHub's fault: having migrated from Google Domains to Namecheap in the middle of this project, I was once again reminded of how many different ways there are to do things in the name service universe [1].

Although you'd think the simplest setup would be to merely configure for the subdomain case (, in my experience using the apex domain ( instead resulted in fewer complications.


So here's my recipe for using a custom domain with GitHub pages where Namecheap is the DNS provider:

VictorTaelin /
Last active May 10, 2024 04:22
async/await is just the do-notation of the Promise monad

async/await is just the do-notation of the Promise monad

CertSimple just wrote a blog post arguing ES2017's async/await was the best thing to happen with JavaScript. I wholeheartedly agree.

In short, one of the (few?) good things about JavaScript used to be how well it handled asynchronous requests. This was mostly thanks to its Scheme-inherited implementation of functions and closures. That, though, was also one of its worst faults, because it led to the "callback hell", an seemingly unavoidable pattern that made highly asynchronous JS code almost unreadable. Many solutions attempted to solve that, but most failed. Promises almost did it, but failed too. Finally, async/await is here and, combined with Promises, it solves the problem for good. On this post, I'll explain why that is the case and trace a link between promises, async/await, the do-notation and monads.

First, let's illustrate the 3 styles by implementing

gaearon / slim-redux.js
Last active May 5, 2024 15:14
Redux without the sanity checks in a single file. Don't use this, use normal Redux. :-)
function mapValues(obj, fn) {
return Object.keys(obj).reduce((result, key) => {
result[key] = fn(obj[key], key);
return result;
}, {});
function pick(obj, fn) {
return Object.keys(obj).reduce((result, key) => {
if (fn(obj[key])) {
public class Hello
   public static void Main()
-      System.Console.WriteLine("Hello, World!");
+      System.Console.WriteLine("Rock all night long!");
lunelson /
Last active January 28, 2024 22:07
Greensock Properties Cheat Sheet

Greensock CSS properties Cheat Sheet

I wrote this as a reference for myself because some of the property names are non-obvious, and there are a number of relevant special properties, and there is no central concise listing of them all in GSAP Docs, other than (in longer form) on the CSSPlugin page.

Standard CSS properties

...are all supported, with hyphenated-names becoming camelCaseNames. Non-animatable properties are also supported but they will be set at the beginning of the tween.

Special mentions:

OliverJAsh / foo.ts
Last active July 29, 2023 18:16
Records and dictionaries in TypeScript
In JavaScript, objects can be used to serve various purposes.
To maximise our usage of the type system, we should assign different types to our objects depending
on the desired purpose.
In this blog post I will clarify two common purposes for objects known as records and dictionaries
(aka maps), and how they can both be used with regards to the type system.