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View I finally cracked and wrote my own naive Things database syncer.
require 'rubygems'
require 'net/ssh'
require 'net/scp'
thingsPath = "HOME/Library/Application\ Support/Cultured\ Code/Things/Database.xml"
getTimestamp = "ls -lT '#{thingsPath}' | cut -f9-13 -d' '"
getThings = "ps waux | grep [T]hings"
quitThings = "osascript -e 'tell application \"Things\"\nquit\nend tell'"
View ANZAC biscuits
ANZAC biscuits
* 1 cup whole wheat flour
* 1 cup sugar
* 1 cup desiccated coconut
* 1 cup rolled oats
* 1/2 cup butter (i.e. one whole stick of butter)
* 2 tbs honey or golden syrup
View SSH tricks
# Quite often I buy some music at home, then want to transfer it to work.
# This command is what I use to find m4a tracks created in the last day,
# and pull them to my work machine.
ssh username@domain "cd /Volumes/Media/iTunes && find . -mtime -1 -name "*.m4a" | tar -T - -cf -" | tar xf -
View Refinement on TextMate's Insert Color command
#!/usr/bin/env arch -i386 ruby
# TextMate's default insert color command is pretty lame. I wanted it to detect
# rgb values and use those, outputting the same if detected. Here's my first naive
# cut at improving this script. I think it should fall through a few different
# filters, trying to detect whether it's hex, rgb, or a color name (who uses those?!)
require ENV['TM_SUPPORT_PATH'] + "/lib/ui"
require ENV['TM_SUPPORT_PATH'] + "/lib/exit_codes"
colour =
hagmonk / Do they really care?
Created Dec 31, 2008
A dumb little script to analyze your twitter followers.
View Do they really care?
require 'rubygems'
require 'net/http'
require 'hpricot'
class Twitter
def initialize(username, password)