Twitter’s version of the “canary”/”tracer” request concept
xpecting for some time: We have been working on a project called Normandy which is a feedly clone of the Google Reader API – running on Google App Engine. When Google Reader shuts down, feedly will seamlessly transition to the Normandy back end.Excellent stuff — I’ve just tried feedly and it’s looking good — in fact it may be a better UI overall anyway.
A skirmish is filmed, using HD video cameras, by both sides. Storyful pinpoint the location. War as panopticon
A decent 3-way-diff GUI merge tool which works with git on OSX. “git config” command-lines included in this blog post
A bunch of magic command lines to set useful OS X prefs without pointy-clicky. at least some also seem to work on Mountain Lion
‘bootstrap an OSX development machine with a one-liner’.
Many teams use chef to manage their production machines, but developers often build their development boxes by hand. SoloWizard makes it painless to create a configurable chef solo script to get your development machine humming: mysql, sublime text, .bash_profile tweaks to OS-X settings – it’s all there!