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dreness / tickref.opy
Last active Oct 14, 2019
Displays overwatch instance stats: ticks dropped, ticks counted, ticks expected
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#!define TICKS A
#!define COUNTING B
#!define NOW C
#!define STARTLAG D
#!define DROPPED E
#!define EXPECTED F
@Rule "fast assemble"
@Event global
if isAssemblingHeroes():
dreness /
Created Oct 8, 2019
Shell heredocs and related nestings

Zsh: Heredoc inside a command substitution

note the helpful indenting in the prompt

zsh% A=$(
cmdsubst> cat <<EOF
cmdsubst heredoc> boep boewp
cmdsubst heredoc> dootles
cmdsubst heredoc> EOF
dreness / Uncloned.swift
Created May 1, 2019
Show something mumble mumble APFS cloned files mumble?
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import Cocoa
func unclonedSize(of url: URL) throws -> off_t {
var list = attrlist(bitmapcount: UInt16(ATTR_BIT_MAP_COUNT),
reserved: 0,
commonattr: 0,
volattr: 0,
dirattr: 0,
fileattr: 0,
dreness /
Last active Sep 24, 2019
make a video of a bunch of generated barcodes using #ffmpeg
#!/usr/bin/env python3
# make some barcodes, then use ffmpeg to make a video from the individual frames,
# to see how fast FirebaseML can recognize barcodes through the camera.
# barcode types
# code128 code39 ean ean13 ean14 ean8 gs1
# gtin isbn isbn10 isbn13 issn itf jan pzn upc upca
dreness /
Last active Sep 24, 2019 uses #BeautifulSoup to produce a list of links to #SouthPark episodes
#!/usr/bin/env python3
import json
from beautifulscraper import BeautifulScraper
from pprint import pprint as pp
URL = ""
# a sample item:
dreness / mystery_routing.txt
Last active Dec 3, 2018
A routing puzzle for you
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Question: is there ever a reason to ARP for an IP outside of any local subnets?
Update: I like @bmastenbrook's answer:
# my subnet is a /24, and is totally not on the same /24 as
xomg% netstat -rn -f inet
Routing tables
Destination Gateway Flags Refs Use Netif Expire
default UGScI 3 0 en0
dreness /
Last active Mar 17, 2018
Examine shadowhash data from a DSLocal account record in macOS
if [ -z $1 ]
echo "Requires a username as the first and only argument."
exit 1
readShadowhash() {
dreness /
Created Feb 11, 2018
a few bash techniques for error handling
trap "echo inner ERR" ERR
trap "echo inner EXIT" EXIT
dreness /
Last active Sep 28, 2019
VLCxcallbacker: generate and host a web page of vlc-x-callback links to every video file in a given directory (for #VLC clients on iOS)
# -*- coding: utf-8 -*-
from __future__ import print_function, unicode_literals
import os
import socket
from datetime import datetime
from urllib import parse
from klein import Klein
from twisted.web.static import File
from twisted.python.filepath import FilePath
dreness /
Last active Dec 17, 2017
Somebody asked what their second-longest video is :)
#!/usr/bin/env python3
# -*- coding: utf-8 -*-
import isodate
import time
import math
import json
import sys
import os
from ytdata import YTData
from datetime import datetime
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