Category Archives: Bash

Dozy’s Little Vim Helpers

Today: A filter for URI encoding / decoding The script introduced in this post will read input from stdin, encode / decode URI’s and URI components and spit the result to stdout. Required software: Vim, Bash, Spidermonkey (a javascript shell) … Continue reading

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Coordinates

When I am out and about in our beautiful nick of the woods I take photoes as often as I don’t forget to shlepp the camera. Currently I am working on a little collection of landscape pics that work nicely … Continue reading

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Replies are now mentions

Why Tweeter Mk3 is late Just as I was about to publish the final version of Tweeter, Twitter announced that they were changing the way so called @replies were handled in their API. Well, nothing spectacular, but Tweeter has turned … Continue reading

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Tweeter Mark 2½

Those who code in languages like C, Java or C++ are accustomed to working on codebases that sometimes have millions of lines. Thats why professional editors have a feature called folding which lets you toggle visibility of selected sections in … Continue reading

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Tweeter catches featuritis

One of the strengths of Linux lies in the abundance of commandline utils that you can chain together through pipes. Instead of installing big monstrous monolithic applications one simply pipes the output of one lean and fast util into the … Continue reading

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Tweeter – The little bash-script that can

A rough and tumble bash script to send updates to Twitter from the commandline. The script also parses the returned JSON (with the finesse of a blunt chainsaw), extracts the message ID and stores it in an Sqlite database together … Continue reading

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