Archive for 2012

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Posted On: 2012 / 12 / 20

I was having a look at my Profile page on WordPress.org and wondered how many downloads all my plugins had. Start Menu, Accessories, Calculat.. HEY? What am I doing here? Bookmarklet Fun The following Javascript snippet will do the job for you: javascript < view plain text > (function () {     var total […][...] → Read more

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Posted On: 2012 / 12 / 19

I wrote a simple WordPress plugin to address a simple problem: every 2 weeks, on every computer I'm working on, I have to login again to my blogs and, oh the annoyance, click the "Remember Me" checkbox because by blogs can't remember to remember me. Longer auth cookie expiration (one year instead of 2 weeks) […][...] → Read more

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Posted On: 2012 / 11 / 30

I said the other day that I wanted Git t-shirts, because when I like something, I want t-shirts of it. I couldn't find any. So I made some: Git t-shirts The Git logo by Jason Long has a very permissive license (CC BY) that allows practically anything as long as the author's name is mentionned. […][...] → Read more

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Posted On: 2012 / 11 / 27

I think I've set up a pretty efficient Git environment on Windows and, as promised in a previous post about my Git initiatic journey, I'm sharing it, hoping it'll be useful to someone. Another quite lengthy post I'm afraid, feel free to grab a cup of something before you start reading.[...] → Read more

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Posted On: 2012 / 11 / 21

I've been speaking lately with folks from Spamhaus about anti spam measure in YOURLS and a YOURLS plugin for this. Currently the #1 result in Google for "spamhaus PHP" is a post on Lockergnome which gets it totally wrong and provides a script that does not work, so here is a PHP script that does […][...] → Read more

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Posted On: 2012 / 11 / 13

I'm a SVN user. Nowadays, all the cool kids have a Github account where they host stuff and use Git as their primary Source Control tool, and prefer it over the usual SVN you've probably got to use. I'm not a cool kid and for the last few years (since WordPress started the plugin repository […][...] → Read more

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Posted On: 2012 / 10 / 20

There's a really nice post that's getting shared all over the intarnets right now, showcasing useful keyboard tricks in various editors, but I thought it missed Notepad++ which does support most of those tricks out of the box. I decided to list a few quick keyboard tricks in Notepad++ I use daily, and there are […][...] → Read more

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Posted On: 2012 / 10 / 17

Ho ha├», blog, long time no see! :) I was checking stuff on various URL shorteners and noticed is.gd has one interesting feature: you can generate short URLs that are "pronounceable" (no "vgfhgt"). This is a great little touch: a random but pronounceable word will be more memorable and the probability for typos is reduced, […][...] → Read more

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Posted On: 2012 / 02 / 17

I recently discovered Rodrigo y Gabriela, a duo of Mexican guitarists playing fast rhythmic acoustic guitars. Think Flamenco on steroids meets furious Rock. I'm totally hooked and want to share :) The first track a friend introduced to me was their cover of Led Zep's Stairway to Heaven, and I immediately thought "wow, gotta check […][...] → Read more