Archive for June, 2013

June 23, 2013 1

Versioning Dotfiles with Git

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It’s become quite common to see ‘dotfiles’ repositories across GitHub, and for good reason. Versioning your home directory is a great way to maintain backups of your dotfiles, share with others, learn from others, and makes configuring a new machine a bit easier. Many users, however, don’t actually version their home directory. A common approach […]


June 9, 2013 0

Even More Better-er In-Browser Mockups with Lineman.js

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Issue #374 of A List Apart by Garann Means is a great two-part piece on using Node.js for in-browser mockups and prototypes. In “Even Better In-Browser Mockups with Node.js” she gives a great overview for why using Node for mockups/prototypes is such a great idea. In part two—”Node At Work: A Walkthrough“—she dispenses with the […]

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June 5, 2013 0

Supporting TypeScript in Lineman.js

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Lineman is a great tool for building client-side applications. Out of the box, it supports CoffeeScript, LESS, SASS, and (of course) JavaScript and CSS. But because Lineman is built on Grunt, it is easy to add any grunt task to the Lineman toolchain. Today, let’s see how we would add TypeScript support to a Lineman […]

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June 3, 2013 0

Ender’s Game

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This is clearly not programming related, but with the Ender’s Game movie opening in November, I know quite a few people who are digging into Ender’s universe for the first time. I’ve been asked (more than once!) to sort out the maze of books and short stories into some kind of order. I’m no expert […]