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stephenhowells / no_widows.exs
Created Dec 23, 2015
Remove widows from blog post titles by adding a non breaking space in Elixir.
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defmodule Text do
def widows(some_str) do
title_list = some_str |> String.split(" ") |>
title_str = Enum.join(title_list, " ")
if Enum.count(title_list) > 2 do
String.replace(title_str, ~r/\s+\S*$/, "&nbsp;" <> List.last(title_list))
# Encode a WAV to a finalized podcast MP3 with metadata, in the current directory
# Requires lame
# With Homebrew on Mac OS X: brew install lame
stephenhowells / Markdown.sublime-settings
Created Oct 17, 2014
Syntax specific settings for Markdown files in Sublime Text 3 using the Markdown Editing package.
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"wrap_width": 80,
"font_size": 15,

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View moment-holidays.js
//## Moment.JS Holiday Plugin
// Call .holiday() from any moment object. If date is a US Federal Holiday, name of the holiday will be returned.
// Otherwise, return nothing.
// Example:
// `moment('12/25/2013').holiday()` will return "Christmas Day"
#! /usr/bin/python
from sys import argv
from os.path import exists
from os import makedirs
from os import symlink
from os import system
import getopt
stephenhowells / Gruntfile.js
Created Jan 26, 2014
LiveReload in Both Gulp and Grunt
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module.exports = function(grunt) {
pkg: grunt.file.readJSON('package.json'),
watch: {
livereload: {
files: ['_site/*'],
options: {
livereload: true
stephenhowells /
Last active Jan 3, 2016
The Powerline install process for OS X 10.10
#!/usr/bin/env bash
# Check that /usr/local/bin comes before /usr/bin in your PATH
brew install python
brew install cmake
brew install libgit2
#! /usr/bin/python
from sys import argv
from os.path import exists
from os import makedirs
from os import symlink
import getopt
# Show Usage, Output to STDERR
stephenhowells / gist:6718627
Created Sep 26, 2013
Python Script to generate a policy and signature. Useful when using CORS uploads to S3.
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#!/usr/bin/env python
# -*- coding: utf-8 -*-
import base64, hmac, sha
private_key = 'YOUR PRIVATE KEY'
input = open("policy.txt", "rb")
policy =
policy_encoded = base64.b64encode(policy)
signature = base64.b64encode(, policy_encoded, sha).digest())