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mrcoles / safekeypress.jquery.js
Created Apr 1, 2012
A reliable jQuery keypress event especially for arrow keys
View safekeypress.jquery.js
$.fn.safekeypress = function(func, cfg) {
cfg = $.extend({
stopKeys: {37:1, 38:1, 39:1, 40:1}
}, cfg);
function isStopKey(evt) {
var isStop = (cfg.stopKeys[evt.keyCode] || (cfg.moreStopKeys && cfg.moreStopKeys[evt.keyCode]));
if (isStop) evt.preventDefault();
return isStop;
mrcoles / PressedKeys.js
Created Apr 11, 2012
A simple way to keep track of which keys are pressed at any one time.
View PressedKeys.js
var PressedKeys = function($elt) {
var pressed = {};
($elt || $(document)).on('keydown keyup', function(evt) {
pressed[evt.keyCode] = (evt.type == 'keydown');
return pressed;
// example
mrcoles /
Created Oct 19, 2012
A bash script to setup various settings for a django virtualenv
#!/usr/bin/env bash
# Make a virtualenv specifically for a django project using virtualenvwrapper
# * Set the project directory in the .project file
# * Set the DJANGO_SETTINGS_MODULE and PYTHONPATH in postactivate
# * Install pip requirements if there's a requirements.txt file
# * Install git submodules if a git repo with submodules
mrcoles /
Created Nov 14, 2012
A tool for pretty printing bson string (e.g., output of mongoexport)
from __future__ import print_function
from __future__ import unicode_literals
from __future__ import division
from bson import json_util, ObjectId
from bson.py3compat import string_types
from bson.dbref import DBRef
mrcoles / imports.less
Last active Dec 11, 2015
meteor less test example
mrcoles / detect-autoplay.js
Created May 8, 2013
A script to detect browser support for the autoplay attribute on the HTML5 Audio element.
View detect-autoplay.js
// Detect autoplay
// ---------------
// This script detects whether the current browser supports the
// autoplay feature for HTML5 Audio elements, and it sets the
// `AUTOPLAY` variable accordingly.
// Used in the Meteor app [PicDinner](

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Created Apr 23, 2015
StaticCachedS3BotoStorage - that reads its manifest.json locally
from django.conf import settings
from import get_storage_class
from compressor.cache import get_offline_manifest_filename
from storages.backends.s3boto import S3BotoStorage
class StaticCachedS3BotoStorage(S3BotoStorage):
S3 storage backend that also saves files locally for django-compressor
mrcoles / unirest_promise.js
Created Sep 8, 2017
Node Unirest Promise Wrapper
View unirest_promise.js
function unirest_prom(unirest_req, always_resolve) {
// Returns a Promise by wrapping a unirest.Request object in
// a Promise that immediately calls `.end(...)`
// Params:
// * unirest_req - unirest.Request - any unirest Request object that has
// not yet had `.end(...)` called on it
// * always_resolve - bool (optional) - defaults to `false`, iff `true` then
// the Promise always resolves--even when the request fails
mrcoles / replace_words.js
Last active Nov 28, 2018
Replace all instances of one word with another in a web page
View replace_words.js
// ### Replace words in document
// Update all instances of `fromWord` to `toWord` within the text
// in the current document.
function replaceWordsInDocument(fromWord, toWord) {
if (/\s/.test(fromWord)) {
throw new Error('You must enter a single word without whitespace');