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# Author: Ian Blenke
# License: Apache License, Version 2.0
# Note: This script is meant to be run under CoreOS "toolbox", as it uses the /media mount and talks locally to etcd to obtain Deis ceph credentials.
# Error out whenever something returns a non-zero errno
set -eo pipefail
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# Use '' if using the official packages on Ubuntu 14.04+
alias dip="docker inspect --format '{{ .NetworkSettings.IPAddress }}'"
drm() { docker rm ; }
dri() { docker rmi ; }
alias dkd="docker run -d -P"
alias dki="docker run -t -i -P"
alias docker_rmi_all='docker rmi $(docker images|tail -n +2|awk '\''{print $1":"$2}'\'')'

Setting up Ruby, Rails, Nginx, Passenger, PostgreSQL 9 on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS for Windows Azure

Last updated: 12/31/2013

Fix the locale issue

  • Edit /etc/default/locale as sudo.
  • Append LC_ALL="en_US.UTF-8" at the end of the file, save and quit.
  • sudo locale-gen en_US en_US.UTF-8
  • sudo dpkg-reconfigure locales

Install the necessary packages to install rbenv and build Ruby

View configure.rb
# How Clearance / Hoptoad does it
module Clearance
class << self
attr_accessor :configuration
def self.configure
self.configuration ||=
# A simple script to backup an organization's GitHub repositories.
GHBU_BACKUP_DIR=${GHBU_BACKUP_DIR-"github-backups"} # where to place the backup files
GHBU_ORG=${GHBU_ORG-"<CHANGE-ME>"} # the GitHub organization whose repos will be backed up
GHBU_UNAME=${GHBU_UNAME-"<CHANGE-ME>"} # the username of a GitHub account (to use with the GitHub API)
GHBU_PASSWD=${GHBU_PASSWD-"<CHANGE-ME>"} # the password for that account
GHBU_GITHOST=${GHBU_GITHOST-"<CHANGE-ME>"} # the GitHub hostname (see notes)
GHBU_PRUNE_OLD=${GHBU_PRUNE_OLD-true} # when `true`, old backups will be deleted
GHBU_PRUNE_AFTER_N_DAYS=${GHBU_PRUNE_AFTER_N_DAYS-3} # the min age (in days) of backup files to delete
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ngpestelos / gist:3102841
Created July 13, 2012 05:07 — forked from paulirish/gist:3098860
Open Conference Expectations
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Open Conference Expectations

For conferences, it's extremely important that attendees get top-quality content from industry experts. As a highly compelling format of educating others based on experience and research, conferences stand to be one the best sources of refined knowledge available. Still, it's important for a successful event to have a few guidelines to ensure quality content from the best and most appropriate speakers. Below is a set of guidelines for conference organizers that ensure quality content for attendees and the community.

What We, As Speakers, Expect from Conferences

  1. Video recordings: Organizers should prioritize recording all talks and sessions. A conference that only teaches the ~300 people in the room has constrained value and is not worthwhile to a speaker who wants to benefit the community. When recorded, video will be available online under a permissive license (CC-BY-*) within six months of the event.

  2. Travel reimbursement: Conferences will reimburse travel

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Created January 1, 2012 06:12 — forked from jasonrudolph/
Programming Achievements: How to Level Up as a Developer
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Created August 16, 2011 01:03 — forked from jasonrudolph/
Programming Achievements: How to Level Up as a Developer
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var sys = require('sys'), http = require('http'), twitter = require('./twitter'), couch = require("./node-couch");
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for (var i = 0; i < this.length; i++) {
var item = this[i];, item);
return this;