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View machine.js
// Available variables:
// - Machine
// - interpret
// - assign
// - send
// - sendParent
// - spawn
// - raise
// - actions
View Octocat-Code-Along-(Completed).markdown

Octocat Code Along (Completed)

A simple example of HTML and CSS featuring Github's mascot, The Octocat!

A Pen by Eric Marden on CodePen.



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View .bashrc
# MAC manipulators
alias random_mac='sudo ifconfig en0 ether `openssl rand -hex 6 | sed "s/\(..\)/\1:/g; s/.$//"`'
alias restore_mac='sudo ifconfig en0 ether YOUR_ORIGINAL_MAC_ADDRESS_GOES_HERE'
xentek / gist:4108719
Created Nov 19, 2012
Subversion bash aliases
View gist:4108719
# set your editor
export SVN_EDITOR="/usr/bin/vi"
# add everything that needs to be added based on results of svn status
alias svnadd="svn st | grep \? | awk '''{print \"svn add \"$2 }''' | bash"
# show svn status, sans the noise from externals
alias svnst='svn st --ignore-externals'
xentek /
Created Sep 12, 2012
my current ~/.gitconfig
	ci = commit
	co = checkout
	st = status
	info = status
	svn-diff = !git-svn-diff
	l = log --graph --pretty=format':%C(yellow)%h%Cblue%d%Creset %s %C(white) %an, %ar%Creset'
	lol = log --pretty=oneline --abbrev-commit --graph --decorate
	unstage = reset HEAD
xentek /
Created Aug 27, 2012
Disk Usage (du), sorted by human readable size
!# /usr/bin/env sh
du -s ./* | sort -n| cut -f 2-| xargs du -sh {}
xentek /
Created Aug 26, 2012
WordPress Unit Tests Quick Start

WordPress Unit Tests Quick Start Guide

This quick start guide is geared towards installing PHPUnit on OSX in order to run the WordPress unit tests. It uses homebrew to install PHP using homebrew-php. You can likely skip this step if you've already got php and pear installed properly.

If you use MAMP, then try these instructions to use MAMP's php and pear to install PHPUnit.

install homebrew

ruby <(curl -fsSkL
xentek / httparty-xml-example.rb
Created Feb 7, 2012
HTTParty with XML example
View httparty-xml-example.rb
require 'httparty'
response = HTTParty.get('')
data = response.parsed_response
puts data['xml_api_reply']['weather']['current_conditions']['condition']['data']
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