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jimbojsb / gist:1630790
Created January 18, 2012 03:52
Code highlighting for Keynote presentations

Step 0:

Get Homebrew installed on your mac if you don't already have it

Step 1:

Install highlight. "brew install highlight". (This brings down Lua and Boost as well)

Step 2:

@mm53bar
mm53bar / Gemfile
Created March 26, 2012 18:41
Automagically launch an EC2 image and then provision it using sunzi
source 'http://rubygems.org'
gem 'sunzi'
gem 'rake'
gem 'fog'
@camertron
camertron / measure.rb
Created June 15, 2012 22:48
Measure the memory taken by a Ruby object (by Robert Klemme)
#!/bin/env ruby
# lazy hack from Robert Klemme
module Memory
# sizes are guessed, I was too lazy to look
# them up and then they are also platform
# dependent
REF_SIZE = 4 # ?
OBJ_OVERHEAD = 4 # ?
@MohamedAlaa
MohamedAlaa / tmux-cheatsheet.markdown
Last active July 13, 2024 14:35
tmux shortcuts & cheatsheet

tmux shortcuts & cheatsheet

start new:

tmux

start new with session name:

tmux new -s myname
@bloudermilk
bloudermilk / benchmark.rb
Created September 9, 2012 00:40
Ruby single quotes vs. double quotes
require "benchmark"
Benchmark.bm(7) do |bench|
bench.report("single") do
1_000_000.times do
'This is a string of substantial length. I doubt you will have many string
literals in your code that are longer than this, but if there are actually
costs to parsing double quoted strings this should exacerbate that.'
end
end
@olivierlacan
olivierlacan / gist:4062929
Last active February 10, 2024 10:57 — forked from Gregg/gist:968534
Code School Screencasting Framework

Screencasting Framework

The following document is a written account of the Code School screencasting framework. It should be used as a reference of the accompanying screencast on the topic.

Why you should care about screencasting?

You're probably aren't going to take the time to read this document if you're not interested, but there are a lot of nice side effects caused by learning how to create quality screencasts.

  1. Communicating more effectively - At Envy Labs we produce screencasts for our clients all the time. Whether it's demoing a new feature or for a presentation for an invester, they're often much more effective and pleasent than a phone call or screen sharing.
@meain
meain / loading_messages.js
Last active July 13, 2024 01:28
Funny loading messages
export default [
"Reticulating splines...",
"Generating witty dialog...",
"Swapping time and space...",
"Spinning violently around the y-axis...",
"Tokenizing real life...",
"Bending the spoon...",
"Filtering morale...",
"Don't think of purple hippos...",
"We need a new fuse...",
@leastbad
leastbad / action_mailbox.md
Last active July 2, 2024 21:36
Action Mailbox: The Missing Manual

This is all you really need to know in order to make Action Mailbox work in development.

  1. Fire up ngrok http 3000 and make note of your subdomain for steps 3 and 8.
  2. Create a Mailgun account because they offer sandbox addresses; grab your domain from the Dashboard.
  3. Go into Receiving and create a catch-all route pointing to: https://XXX.ngrok.io/rails/action_mailbox/mailgun/inbound_emails/mime
  4. Add your Mailgun API key to your credentials:
action_mailbox:
 mailgun_api_key: API KEY HERE
/* InstantClick 3.1.0 | (C) 2014-2017 Alexandre Dieulot | http://instantclick.io/license */
var instantclick,
InstantClick = (instantclick = (function(document, location, $userAgent) {
// Internal variables
var $currentLocationWithoutHash,
$urlToPreload,
$preloadTimer,
$lastTouchTimestamp,
$hasBeenInitialized,
@julianrubisch
julianrubisch / README.md
Last active July 5, 2022 09:18
Futurism

There's one thing that I felt was missing from the CableReady ecosystem and should be doable: lazy loading

I introduce:

Futurism

with a helper in your template

<%= futurize @posts %>