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muya / gist:8785e948688a49d83b14
Created Oct 6, 2014
Escaping Liquid Template Tags in Jekyll
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{% highlight html %}
{% raw %}{% if post.excerpt %}{% endraw %}
{% raw %}{{ post.excerpt }}{% endraw %}
{% raw %}{% else %}{% endraw %}
{% raw %}{{ post.content | truncatewords:30 }}{% endraw %}
{% raw %}{% endif %}{% endraw %}
{% endhighlight %}
muya /
Created May 13, 2015
Rotated Logs Organizer
# get first and last .gz
first_file=$(ls *gz|head -1)
last_file=$(ls *gz |tail -1)
echo "first file: "$first_file
echo "last file: "$last_file
muya / ViewController.swift
Created Jul 18, 2015
swift tutorial imagePickerController problem
View ViewController.swift
// ViewController.swift
// FoodTracker
// Created by Muya on 14/07/2015.
// Copyright © 2015 muya. All rights reserved.
import UIKit
muya /
Created Oct 17, 2015
Convert Timestamp Between Timezones
import datetime
from dateutil import parser as date_parser
from dateutil import tz
def convert_timestamp_timezone(timestamp, from_tz="UTC", to_tz="UTC"):
function to convert a string timestamp between timezones
@timestamp - A string timestamp (dateutil.parser will be used to parse)
@from_tz - A string, the current timezone as a string.
@to_tz - A string, the timezone to convert the time to.
Refer to: for a list of acceptable TZ strings
muya /
Created Oct 17, 2015
Configuring multiple loggers in a file
import logging
from logging import FileHandler
from logging import Formatter
"%(asctime)s [%(levelname)s]: %(message)s in %(pathname)s:%(lineno)d")
LOG_LEVEL = logging.INFO
# messaging logger
muya / yii-actionAdmin.php
Last active Dec 17, 2015
Snippet for Yii's actionAdmin function in the Controller class
View yii-actionAdmin.php
* UsersController actionAdmin function
public function actionAdmin() {
$model = new Users('search');
$model->unsetAttributes(); // clear any default values
if (isset($_GET['Users']))
$model->attributes = $_GET['Users'];
$this->render('admin', array(
muya / yiiCGridView.php
Last active Dec 17, 2015
Example of a Yii CGridView Widget used in the StudentPortal Project
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* CGridView widget
$this->widget('zii.widgets.grid.CGridView', array(
muya / yii-relations.php
Created May 27, 2013
Snippet of a Yii model's relations function
View yii-relations.php
* @return array relational rules.
public function relations()
// NOTE: you may need to adjust the relation name and the related
// class name for the relations automatically generated below.
return array(
'studentProfiles' => array(self::HAS_MANY, 'StudentProfiles', 'userID'),
'userGroupMappings' => array(self::HAS_MANY, 'UserGroupMappings', 'userID'),
muya /
Last active Mar 4, 2017
Sublime Text 3 Plugin to Minify JS & CSS files on save (requires bistory's Sublime Minifier here:
import sublime, sublime_plugin
class MinifyOnSave(sublime_plugin.EventListener):
def on_post_save(self, view):
file_types_to_minify = ['js', 'css']
filenameParts = view.file_name().split('.')
if filenameParts[len(filenameParts) - 1] in file_types_to_minify:
muya / random_saf_ke_msisdn_faker.php
Last active Apr 6, 2017
Code for creating random Safaricom Kenya Phone numbers (accompanying blog post:
View random_saf_ke_msisdn_faker.php
// include Faker in your project (
use Faker\Factory as Faker;
$faker = Faker::create();
$regex = "/(\+?254|0){1}[7]{1}([0-2]{1}[0-9]{1}|[9]{1}[0-2]{1})[0-9]{6}/";
$samplePhoneNumber = $faker->regexify($regex);
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