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FWIW: I didn't produce the content presented here (the outline from Edmond Lau's book). I've just copy-pasted it from somewhere over the Internet, but I cannot remember what exactly the original source is. I was also not able to find the author's name, so I cannot give him/her the proper credits.

Effective Engineer - Notes

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morgo / gist:a766e110eeb0381ce5cb
Created Sep 1, 2014
Alter table behavior (5.5 and 5.6 with strict_trans_tables)
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MySQL 5.5 and below default behaviour (can be changed with sql_mode):
mysql [localhost] {msandbox} (test) > select * from test_table;
| id | some_value |
| 100 | 2 |
| 101 | NULL |
| 102 | 2 |
kiliman / .SyncIgnore
Last active Dec 8, 2015
BitTorrent Sync ignore file for WIndows<->Mac Xamarin Development
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# .SyncIgnore is a UTF-8 encoded .txt file that helps you specify single files, paths and rules
# for ignoring during the synchronization job. It supports "?" and "*" wildcard symbols.
# OS generated files #
dergachev /
Last active Jan 18, 2020
OS X Screencast to animated GIF

OS X Screencast to animated GIF

This gist shows how to create a GIF screencast using only free OS X tools: QuickTime, ffmpeg, and gifsicle.

Screencapture GIF


To capture the video (filesize: 19MB), using the free "QuickTime Player" application:

thomd /
Created May 4, 2011 — forked from pol/
set the background color of iTerm based on ssh-host
# (1) copy to: ~/bin/ssh-host-color
# (2) set: alias ssh=~/bin/ssh-host-color
# Inspired from
# Fork from
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