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dhh / Gemfile
Created Jun 24, 2020
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ruby '2.7.1'
gem 'rails', github: 'rails/rails'
gem 'tzinfo-data', '>= 1.2016.7' # Don't rely on OSX/Linux timezone data
# Action Text
gem 'actiontext', github: 'basecamp/actiontext', ref: 'okra'
gem 'okra', github: 'basecamp/okra'
# Drivers
jheasly /
Last active Mar 9, 2021
An example of from using Python to get the API behind a Tableau site, rather than scraping the HTML. Per the author, Jeremy J. Bowers, it will work for any Tableau vizql implementation, with a bit of URL substitution.
# Related, from News Nerdery thread:
# aricchokey 2 hours ago
# @ejmurra Looks like another way to grab the data is by tacking on a ".csv" at the end of the chosen sheet. It will
# return the delimited version of the data/trigger the download from Tableau, too.
# Like or
# Might get rid of the need for a payload
# in your script.
from bs4 import BeautifulSoup

I was asked to share a few memories of Jim Weirich as someone prepared for a conference talk about him, so I figured I'd share what came to mind here:

  1. My cofounder Todd Kaufman would often refer to Jim as the "Santa Claus of the Ruby community". He was a big, jolly guy and he always brought joy to every room he was in. If people take away one thing to know about Jim, it's that even when he had 30 years of experience on someone, he always treated them with tremendous deference and respect. He always approached my ideas and questions as if they were urgent and fascinating, even if he'd encountered them dozens of times before. It's a trait I strive to imitate whenever I meet people at a user group or a conference, because it made such an impact on me when someone that I looked up to treated me like my experiences mattered to them.

  2. I would sometimes drive 2 hours from Columbus to Cincinnati just to hang out at Jim's office. No matter what client work he had to do, he was never too busy for me. I remember

simpsoka /
Last active Jan 7, 2021
This is a list of questions to check our decision making.

Do I want to die on this hill?

  • Pass: This is morally good and if not handled has long term consequences
  • Fail: This if self serving

Am I including everyone?

  • Pass: My ego is not driving this conversation
  • Fail: The people in this conversation will only tell me I'm right and not push back
FradSer /
Last active Apr 17, 2021
Switch iTerm2 color preset automatic base on macOS dark mode.
  1. Add to ~/Library/ApplicationSupport/iTerm2/Scripts/AutoLaunch with:
#!/usr/bin/env python3

import asyncio
import iterm2

async def main(connection):
    async with iterm2.VariableMonitor(connection, iterm2.VariableScopes.APP, "effectiveTheme", None) as mon:
theparticleman /
Last active Oct 6, 2017
Raspberry Pi robot setup
# Change keyboard layout
#sudo raspi-config, 4 - Localization, 3 - Change keyboard layout,
# Enable SSH
#sudo raspi-config, 5 - Interfacing Options, 2 - SSH
# Enable Camera
#sudo raspi-config, 5 - Interfacing Options, 1 - Camera


Sometimes you may want to use a DNS server for specific domain requests and another DNS server for all other requests. This is helpful, for instance, when connected to a VPN. For hosts behind that VPN you want to use the VPN's DNS server but all other hosts you want to use Google's public DNS. This is called "DNS splitting."

Here, we run dnsmasq as a background service on macOS. The dnsmasq configuration described below implements DNS splitting.


brew install dnsmasq
andrew /
Last active May 11, 2017
Rubygems with a changelog.* file in their source repository, ordered by highest SourceRank
Gem name Source Repository url changelog filename
minitest History.rdoc
rdoc History.rdoc
computerality / gist:3e0bc104cd216bf0f03f8d3aa8fbf081
Last active Dec 12, 2020
iOS Security Guide changes for iOS 10 from March 2017
View gist:3e0bc104cd216bf0f03f8d3aa8fbf081
These are additions or notable revisions in the iOS Security Guide
Document Revision History Summary Updated for iOS 10
• System Security
• Data protection classes
• Security Certifications and programs
• HomeKit, ReplayKit, SiriKit
• Apple Watch
• Wi-Fi,VPN
• Single Sign-on
• Apple Pay, Paying with Apple Pay on the web
yossorion /
Last active Apr 20, 2021
What I Wish I'd Known About Equity Before Joining A Unicorn

What I Wish I'd Known About Equity Before Joining A Unicorn

Disclaimer: This piece is written anonymously. The names of a few particular companies are mentioned, but as common examples only.

This is a short write-up on things that I wish I'd known and considered before joining a private company (aka startup, aka unicorn in some cases). I'm not trying to make the case that you should never join a private company, but the power imbalance between founder and employee is extreme, and that potential candidates would