Looking for gems buried in my old gists
Inspired to do some spring cleaning today, I reviewed my archived gists to see if there's anything noteworthy. I was pleasantly surprised to find a few nuggets buried amongst random error logs and git diffs.
Some of them are interesting technical guides that took hours to write, and it's a shame that they've rotted away in obscurity. Several others were picked up by google, and turns out they even got a few comments and a bunch of stars.
- How to convert MOV to GIF on OSX
- Forward your clipboard via SSH reverse tunnels
- How to use setuid to install a root backdoor.
- Workflow exploring how to store DB dumps in git
- Vagrant and Chef tutorial
- Talk on Chrome extensions for JS Montreal
- Vagrant Talk (Drupalcamp NJ & Drupalcamp Ottawa)
Here are a few short command-line, sysadmin, and web developer tricks:
- How to SCP files into a vagrant VM
- Diagnostic logging while hacking on nginx config
- Proof that browsers allow cross-domain POST requests
- VIM command to show diff of unsaved changes in buffer.
Some funky bookmarklets I wrote a while back when I was obsessed with them:
I also found a mini-gist which I intended to populate with ideas for future tools to build, but forgot all about it and never quite achieved world domination with them:
- service that will automatically convert gist to github repo; possibly auto-sync. Allows mirroring, permissions, , gh-pages, etc.
- Command line tool to modify config.json; like a generic git config, similar in use to drush vset
echo config.json | python -m json.toolgets you half-way there. See json.tool source code
I've played with some cool stuff over the years. Seeing this makes me inspired to write more!