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@mobilemind
mobilemind / git-tag-delete-local-and-remote.sh
Last active Nov 16, 2019
how to delete a git tag locally and remote
View git-tag-delete-local-and-remote.sh
# delete local tag '12345'
git tag -d 12345
# delete remote tag '12345' (eg, GitHub version too)
git push origin :refs/tags/12345
# alternative approach
git push --delete origin tagName
git tag -d tagName
@PurpleBooth
PurpleBooth / README-Template.md
Last active Nov 16, 2019
A template to make good README.md
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Project Title

One Paragraph of project description goes here

Getting Started

These instructions will get you a copy of the project up and running on your local machine for development and testing purposes. See deployment for notes on how to deploy the project on a live system.

Prerequisites

@dergachev
dergachev / GIF-Screencast-OSX.md
Last active Nov 15, 2019
OS X Screencast to animated GIF
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OS X Screencast to animated GIF

This gist shows how to create a GIF screencast using only free OS X tools: QuickTime, ffmpeg, and gifsicle.

Screencapture GIF

Instructions

To capture the video (filesize: 19MB), using the free "QuickTime Player" application:

View states_hash.json
{
"AL": "Alabama",
"AK": "Alaska",
"AS": "American Samoa",
"AZ": "Arizona",
"AR": "Arkansas",
"CA": "California",
"CO": "Colorado",
"CT": "Connecticut",
"DE": "Delaware",
@artero
artero / launch_sublime_from_terminal.markdown
Last active Nov 13, 2019 — forked from olivierlacan/launch_sublime_from_terminal.markdown
Launch Sublime Text 2 from the Mac OS X Terminal
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Launch Sublime Text 2 from the Mac OS X Terminal

Sublime Text 2 ships with a CLI called subl (why not "sublime", go figure). This utility is hidden in the following folder (assuming you installed Sublime in /Applications like normal folk. If this following line opens Sublime Text for you, then bingo, you're ready.

open /Applications/Sublime\ Text\ 2.app/Contents/SharedSupport/bin/subl

You can find more (official) details about subl here: http://www.sublimetext.com/docs/2/osx_command_line.html

Installation

View rspec_cheatsheet_controller_spec.rb
require 'rails_helper'
RSpec.describe TodosController, :type => :controller do
describe "GET #index" do
#describe "POST #create" do
#describe "GET #show" do
#describe "PATCH #update" do (or PUT #update)
#describe "DELETE #destroy" do
#describe "GET #new" do
@skyzyx
skyzyx / homebrew-gnubin.md
Last active Nov 8, 2019
Using GNU command line tools in macOS instead of FreeBSD tools
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macOS is a Unix, and not built on Linux.

I think most of us realize that macOS isn't a Linux OS, but what that also means is that instead of shipping with the GNU flavor of command line tools, it ships with the FreeBSD flavor. As such, writing shell scripts which can work across both platforms can sometimes be challenging.

Homebrew

Homebrew can be used to install the GNU versions of tools onto your Mac, but they are all prefixed with "g" by default.

All commands have been installed with the prefix "g". If you need to use these commands with their normal names, you can add a "gnubin" directory to your PATH from your bashrc.

@kristopherjohnson
kristopherjohnson / Makefile
Last active Oct 26, 2019
Makefile that uses Pandoc to generate HTML, PDF, DOCX, etc. from Markdown source files
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# Makefile
#
# Converts Markdown to other formats (HTML, PDF, DOCX, RTF, ODT, EPUB) using Pandoc
# <http://johnmacfarlane.net/pandoc/>
#
# Run "make" (or "make all") to convert to all other formats
#
# Run "make clean" to delete converted files
# Convert all files in this directory that have a .md suffix
@vzvenyach
vzvenyach / docx2md.md
Last active Oct 20, 2019
Convert a Word Document into MD
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Converting a Word Document to Markdown in Two Moves

The Problem

A lot of important government documents are created and saved in Microsoft Word (*.docx). But Microsoft Word is a proprietary format, and it's not really useful for presenting documents on the web. So, I wanted to find a way to convert a .docx file into markdown.

The Solution

As it turns out, there are several open-source tools that allow for conversion between file types. Pandoc is one of them, and it's powerful. In fact, pandoc's website says "If you need to convert files from one markup format into another, pandoc is your swiss-army knife." But, although pandoc can convert from markdown into .docx, it doesn't work in the other direction.

@dnagir
dnagir / rspec-syntax-cheat-sheet.rb
Created Nov 5, 2010
RSpec 2 syntax cheat sheet by example
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# RSpec 2.0 syntax Cheet Sheet by http://ApproachE.com
# defining spec within a module will automatically pick Player::MovieList as a 'subject' (see below)
module Player
describe MovieList, "with optional description" do
it "is pending example, so that you can write ones quickly"
it "is already working example that we want to suspend from failing temporarily" do
pending("working on another feature that temporarily breaks this one")
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