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leftclickben / testUnsort
Created Sep 6, 2013
Take an array of items and "unsort" them so that the items sharing similar properties are separated as much as possible. This code is not highly optimised and is not recommended for large data sets.
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// This is the input array.
$values = array(
'title' => 'First item (1,1)',
'categoryID' => 1,
'storeID' => 1
leftclickben / knockoutDateSelector
Last active Dec 24, 2015
Knockout date selector - use three `<select>` elements and compute a date, also restrict date within certain range
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<!doctype html>
<title>Knockout Date Selector</title>
<body style="background-color:#eee;font-family:sans-serif;">
<article style="width:600px;background-color:#fff;margin:1em auto;border:1px solid #000;padding:1em;">
<h1>Knockout Date Selector</h1>
leftclickben / loadtest.js
Last active Dec 28, 2015
Simple website load tester written in Node.js
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/*jslint node: true, white: true, nomen: true, plusplus: true*/
/*globals require: true, process: true*/
* Generic load tester
* Copyright (c) 2013
* MIT License, or whatever.
* Author assumes no liability for damage, loss, etc.
* Configuration is passed as a command-line argument when running node, e.g.
leftclickben / cleanup-providence-database-after-relationship-generator-integration-test.sql
Created May 14, 2014
View cleanup-providence-database-after-relationship-generator-integration-test.sql
-- Cleans up any data that might be remnant after a run of the RelationshipGeneratorPluginIntegrationTest,
-- particularly if the run fails for some reason, it might not execute its tearDown() and can leave remnant
-- data in the database.
-- Alternatively this could probably be improved to use more of the "code like '%...%'" and less of the "id > X" style
delete from ca.ca_attribute_values where value_id > 14;
delete from ca.ca_attributes where table_num = 57 and element_id = 70 and row_id > 46;
leftclickben / test-ldap-2.php
Last active Jul 5, 2019
Open a connection to an LDAP server, query it for a given user, and check group membership for that user (test script)
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# Parse options
$opts = getopt('h:n:u:p:b:s:', array( 'help' ));
if (isset($opts['help']) && $opts['help']) {
echo <<<ENDHELP
$argv[0] [-h HOSTNAME] [-n PORTNUM] [-u USERNAME] [-p PASSWORD] [-b BASEDN] [-s SEARCH]
leftclickben / gist:322b7a3042cbe97ed2af
Last active Nov 20, 2020
Steps to migrate from SVN to GitLab
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Steps to migrate from SVN to GitLab

This process worked for me. I take no responsibility for any damage or loss incurred as a result of following or not following these steps or, for that matter, anything else you might do or not do.


  • SVN is hosted at
  • SVN is accessible via http (other protocols should work).
  • GitLab is hosted at and:
leftclickben / nestedRenameSpacesToUnderscores
Last active Aug 29, 2015
Rename whitespace in files to underscores, with any level of nesting
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maxdepth=`find . -printf '%d\\n' | sort -n | tail -1` && for depth in `seq 1 $maxdepth`; do find -mindepth 1 -maxdepth $depth -exec bash -c 'f=`echo "{}" | sed -r s:\\\s+:_:g` ; if [ "$f" != "{}" ]; then mv "{}" "$f"; fi' \; ; done
leftclickben / describeScreen.php
Last active Aug 29, 2015
(CollectiveAccess) Retrieve CSV of placements for a given screen, with labels
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#!/usr/bin/env php
$screen = 35; // modify as required
$locale = 'en_AU';
$pdo = new PDO('mysql:host=wamcmisdb01-staging;dbname=cmis', 'cmis', 'uhkdv5Uwhkk7pmv');
$placements = $pdo->query('select * from ca_editor_ui_bundle_placements where screen_id = ' . $screen . ' order by rank asc')->fetchAll();
foreach ($placements as $placement) {
$settings = unserialize(base64_decode($placement['settings']));
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perl -pe 's/\s+\[\:error\]\s+\[pid\s+\d+\]\s+\[client\s+.*?\]//; s/, referer:.*//'
leftclickben / admin-access.js
Last active Jul 4, 2018 — forked from spencermefford/0-model-override.js
An alternative to extending Loopback's built-in models: use a boot script to enhance the built-in model
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(function () {
'use strict';
// Relevant resource:
module.exports = function (server, callback) {
var ACL = server.models.ACL,
User = server.models.User,
Role = server.models.Role,
RoleMapping = server.models.RoleMapping;
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