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fzero / flickrdl.rb
Created Dec 20, 2019
Threaded download from Flickr (not a complete script, but the main part)
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require 'flickr_fu'
require 'httparty'
require 'pry'
DIR = "./photos"
MAXTHREADS = 30
# Prepare the downloadin'
`mkdir -p #{DIR}`
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fzero / threads.rb
Last active Jul 30, 2018
Ruby skeleton for parallel iteration using threads with thread count
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# Thread count control
MAXTHREADS = 30
# This is the collection of data you need to process with threads
collection = []
# A nice array to store your thread objects
threads = []
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fzero / 0README.md
Created May 28, 2018
RBC Frontend fundamentals - Advanced CSS
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fzero / 0README.md
Last active May 24, 2018
RBC Frontend fundamentals - Flexbox
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fzero / 0README.md
Last active May 22, 2018
RBC - Lecture notes - May 22, 2018
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Intro to CSS

This is the code we've worked on during May 22 class. Feel free to use it as reference!

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fzero / voice-recog.js
Last active Mar 16, 2018
Google Voice Recognition API example
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// We've followed documentation links and played with the example code a bit:
// Start here: https://cloud.google.com/speech
// If you need an audio editor, try Audacity:
// https://www.audacityteam.org
//
// usage: node voice-recog.js soundfile.flac en-US
//
// The second argument is the language code (e.g. en-US, pt-BR, fr-CA...)
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fzero / keymap.cson
Created Jan 24, 2017
Fix atom keymap with vim-mode-plus
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'atom-text-editor.vim-mode-plus':
'ctrl-c': 'core:copy'
'ctrl-x': 'core:cut'
'ctrl-v': 'core:paste'
'atom-text-editor.vim-mode-plus.insert-mode':
'ctrl-c': 'core:copy'
'ctrl-x': 'core:cut'
'ctrl-v': 'core:paste'
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fzero / pgfix.md
Created Dec 7, 2016
Fix Postgres encoding issue
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Is you attempt to do a bin/rails db:setup or something similar and it complains like this:

PG::InvalidParameterValue: ERROR:  encoding "UTF8" does not match locale "en_US"
DETAIL:  The chosen LC_CTYPE setting requires encoding "LATIN1".

Run these commands in your Vagrant box:

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fzero / gitprompt.sh
Last active Mar 27, 2017
Bash prompt customizations for git use
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# Git prompt goodness, adapted and curated from several sources.
# Just add this code to your .bash_profile/.bashrc to use it.
#
# It looks like this:
# ~/my/folder(my-git-branch)$
#
# There are variations if there are untracked files (a + will appear), uncommited changes
# (branch colour turns yellow) and if you need to pull/push (arrows will appear).
function parse_git_branch {
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fzero / wav1644.sh
Last active Aug 29, 2015
wav1644.sh - Converts .wav files to 16bits/44khz (CD quality)
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#!/bin/bash
# wav1644.sh - Converts .wav files to 16bits/44khz (CD quality)
# Many iPad audio apps need this, and it's a good size/quality ratio for
# uncompressed audio anyway. Fuck Neil Young and other clueless audiophiles.
# Download this to somewhere in your $PATH and make it exectutable with
# chmod a+x wav1644.sh
# WAV conversion function - uses ffmpeg
function convertwav {