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bcawrse / .aliases
Last active May 20, 2021
Setup Zsh on fresh debian-based install
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# General CLI utility.
alias la='ls -lAhF'
alias lar='ls -AhF'
alias ll='ls -lhF'
alias l='ls -hF'
alias cl='clear; lar'
alias c='clear;'
alias xg='xargs egrep -sin --color'
alias hostip="ip route get | grep -Eo 'via \S+' | awk '{ print \$2 }'"
BretFisher /
Last active Aug 11, 2021
On macOS: Install pygmentize and alias pcat for shell code syntax highlighting
# first install pygmentize to the mac OS X or macOS system with the built-in python
sudo easy_install Pygments
# then add alias to your ~/.bash_profile or ~/.bashrc or ~/.zshrc etc.
alias pcat='pygmentize -f terminal256 -O style=native -g'
tduarte /
Last active Sep 14, 2021
If you need to force push an subtree
git checkout master # you can avoid this line if you are in master...
git subtree split --prefix dist -b gh-pages # create a local gh-pages branch containing the splitted output folder
git push -f origin gh-pages:gh-pages # force the push of the gh-pages branch to the remote gh-pages branch at origin
git branch -D gh-pages # delete the local gh-pages because you will need it: ref
paulirish /
Last active Sep 18, 2021
What forces layout/reflow. The comprehensive list.

What forces layout / reflow

All of the below properties or methods, when requested/called in JavaScript, will trigger the browser to synchronously calculate the style and layout*. This is also called reflow or layout thrashing, and is common performance bottleneck.

Generally, all APIs that synchronously provide layout metrics will trigger forced reflow / layout. Read on for additional cases and details.

Element APIs

Getting box metrics
  • elem.offsetLeft, elem.offsetTop, elem.offsetWidth, elem.offsetHeight, elem.offsetParent
niyazpk / pQuery.js
Created Oct 25, 2014
Add or update query string parameter
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// Add / Update a key-value pair in the URL query parameters
function updateUrlParameter(uri, key, value) {
// remove the hash part before operating on the uri
var i = uri.indexOf('#');
var hash = i === -1 ? '' : uri.substr(i);
uri = i === -1 ? uri : uri.substr(0, i);
var re = new RegExp("([?&])" + key + "=.*?(&|$)", "i");
var separator = uri.indexOf('?') !== -1 ? "&" : "?";
if (uri.match(re)) {
robatron /
Last active Aug 16, 2021
Wrapping `console.log` (et al.) in your own function to modify logging behavior.

JavaScript Log Wrapping

Wrapping console.log (et al.) in your own function to modify logging behavior.


You may want a simple way to:

earthgecko /
Last active Sep 15, 2021
shell/bash generate random alphanumeric string
# bash generate random alphanumeric string
# bash generate random 32 character alphanumeric string (upper and lowercase) and
NEW_UUID=$(cat /dev/urandom | tr -dc 'a-zA-Z0-9' | fold -w 32 | head -n 1)
# bash generate random 32 character alphanumeric string (lowercase only)
cat /dev/urandom | tr -dc 'a-zA-Z0-9' | fold -w 32 | head -n 1
View tmux-cheatsheet.markdown

tmux shortcuts & cheatsheet

start new:


start new with session name:

tmux new -s myname
View states_hash.json
"AL": "Alabama",
"AK": "Alaska",
"AS": "American Samoa",
"AZ": "Arizona",
"AR": "Arkansas",
"CA": "California",
"CO": "Colorado",
"CT": "Connecticut",
"DE": "Delaware",