Let's assume you're in a situation where you have to show a physical object during a presentation to 20 or more people. The current default is showing a static picture of the thing on the projector and possibly holding up the real thing so the first few rows of the audience might get a glimpse. What if I told you there's a better way?Continue reading "Presentations Involving Physical Things"
Running a couple of scripts in a row is no problem for Bash, but running them in parallel is more tricky. It gets even more ridiculous when on script needs to reach a certain state before another can start. This post illustrates how I solved this work using AppleScript.Continue reading "Starting CLI Services In Sequence"
Shell scripts (often referred to bash scripting, even though it's not necessarily bash) are a great way to automate certain things. Every now and then those scripts have to be run with privileges - in order to, say, register a network interface alias or bind a low-port.Continue reading "Always Run Script As Root"
We use services like JSBin, JSFiddle, Dabblet and Codepen to quickly make examples and demos available online. We do this to show interactive things on our blogs and to provide a test-case when submitting issues. Some of us even use these services for development. All those services have one problem, though: including JSON files, scripts and resources from Github is not possible out of the box.Continue reading "Including Data From Github"