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carestad / cssversioner.php
Created Oct 5, 2012 — forked from vidluther/cssversioner.php
Add a query string to the end of the theme's style.css when WordPress is loaded.
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* Add a filter to stylesheet_uri, which appends a query string to it automagically.
add_filter('stylesheet_uri', function($css) {
$parts = parse_url($css);
$file = $_SERVER['DOCUMENT_ROOT'] . $parts['path'];
carestad / gist:3842750
Created Oct 5, 2012
MySQL 5.X UTF-8 config
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character-set-server = utf8
character-set-server = utf8
collation-server = utf8_unicode_ci
character-sets-dir = /usr/share/mysql/charsets
#default-character-set = utf8
init-connect = 'SET NAMES utf8'
carestad /
Last active Aug 24, 2020
TTML to SRT conversion. Written in PHP.


This is a simple script for converting TTML subtitle files to SRT ones. Tested with TTML files on

It assumes the data is structured like this:

carestad /
Last active Apr 4, 2017
Skyss travel planner [Bash style]
# By: Alexander Karlstad <>
# Requires 'jq' and 'curl'
# To install (on Ubuntu):
# sudo apt install jq curl
function halp() {
carestad / .bash_completion.jotta
Created Apr 23, 2018
Bash completion for jotta-cli
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function _jottacli() {
local config_params cmds cur first params prev second
carestad / laravel-superglobals-cheat-sheet.php
Last active Dec 13, 2018
Laravel superglobals cheat sheet
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$_SERVER['HTTP_HOST'] = Request::getHttpHost();
$_SERVER['HTTP_HOST'] = request()->getHttpHost();
// Alternative could be to use URL::previous(), but this will always return current URL if no referer is present.
// @see
$_SERVER['HTTP_REFERER'] = Request::header('referer', 'default');
$_SERVER['HTTP_ACCEPT_LANGUAGE'] = Request::getPreferredLanguage();
carestad / DataUriToFile.php
Last active Nov 6, 2019
Middleware to detect if a POST parameter of a given type is present, and if it is a data URI string we convert it to an instance of UploadedFile and make it accessible via Laravel's Request class and the file handling methods there.
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namespace App\Http\Middleware;
use Closure;
use Illuminate\Http\UploadedFile;
class DataUriToFile
carestad /
Last active Mar 3, 2022
Collection of slides from #vuejsamsterdam 2019

Day 1

Time Speaker(s) Title
08:45 Evan You State of the Vuenion (Founder of Vue.js)
09:00 Sarah Drasner
Guillaume Chau
Advanced Animations with Vue.JS (Vue.js Core Team)
SSR revolution with Vue 2.6
09:35 Tim Benniks Vue.js for L'oreal, a case study (Director of Frontend @Valtech Paris)
10:45 Jen Looper NativeScript-Vue + ML = The Great MiniBar Challenge: MixoLogy (Developer Advocate at Progress)
11:15 Filip Rakowski Modern Web Apps Performance Tricks with PWA and Vue.js (Founder Vue Storefront)
11:50 Sara Vieira [GraphQL + Apollo + Vue.js =
carestad / convert-first-page-pdf-to-jpg.php
Created Feb 22, 2019
Convert first page of PDF to JPG thumbnail in PHP
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$file = '/foo/bar/document.pdf';
$im = new \Imagick($file);
$im->setIteratorIndex(0); // just use first page
$im->setImageAlphaChannel(\Imagick::VIRTUALPIXELMETHOD_WHITE); // Other alpha options are available, see Imagick PHP documentation
$im->setImageColorspace(\Imagick::COLORSPACE_SRGB); // Other colorspaces are available, see Imagick PHP documentation
$im->setImageBackgroundColor('white'); // Set transparent background elements to this color
$im->setFormat('JPG'); // Format, a wide variety is supported

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