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global.THREE = require("three");
const canvasSketch = require('canvas-sketch');
const Random = require('canvas-sketch-util/random');
const gradientHeight = 512;
const settings = {
dimensions: [ 2048, gradientHeight * 2 ]
jeffpeterson /
Last active Oct 22, 2015
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#!/usr/bin/env ruby
if !ARGV[0]
puts "USAGE: #{$0} <file>"
exit 1
at_exit { run! }
def run!
substack / dotslashtaskdotjs.markdown
Created Jan 8, 2014
introducing ./task.js, THE new javascript task runner automation framework
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why ./task.js?

One word: task automation. It's basically zero effort and you can use the ./task.js package manager to handle any repetitive tasks. You can use ./task.js to automate everything with minimum effort.

./task.js provides the structure, order, and authority that you as a developer so desperately crave. ./task.js will also take responsibility for your actions if you need it to. It's what everybody is using now. ./task.js is the new hotness. It's all about ./task.js now, just like that.

This is compared to npm run/bash scripts, which are:

desandro /
Created Jan 31, 2013
Can you help me understand the benefit of require.js?

I'm having trouble understanding the benefit of require.js. Can you help me out? I imagine other developers have a similar interest.

From Require.js - Why AMD:

The AMD format comes from wanting a module format that was better than today's "write a bunch of script tags with implicit dependencies that you have to manually order"

I don't quite understand why this methodology is so bad. The difficult part is that you have to manually order dependencies. But the benefit is that you don't have an additional layer of abstraction.


FYI This was written in 2010, though I guess people still find it useful at least as of 2021. I haven't had to do it ever again, so if it goes out of date I probably won't know.

Example: You have a branch refactor that is quite different from master. You can't merge all of the commits, or even every hunk in any single commit or master will break, but you have made a lot of improvements there that you would like to bring over to master.

Note: This will not preserve the original change authors. Only use if necessary, or if you don't mind losing that information, or if you are only merging your own work.

On master: