Tag Archives: CLI

How to post to twitpic from the commandline

twitpic is a service that lets you share your pics on Twitter. Thanks to a straightfoward REST API it is very easy to upload pictures to the service and tweet at the same time. No registration required. When you open … Continue reading

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Blogging from Vim

With the new “Post by Email” feature from WordPress it is super simple to post directly from Vim. All you need are: your “secret” email handle for your blog Vim an smtp app that accepts cargo on standard input My … 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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