Author Archives: richo

About richo

I enjoy exploring interesting concepts in weird languages. I also like hacking on all of the things.

Using Oauth outside of the webapp domain

Recently at work we had a R&D day during which Josh Benham and I worked on a cli interface to github. We knew immediately that we didn’t want to use basic auth, obviously preferring the oauth library which is significantly … Continue reading

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Displaying the current repo in your prompt

I tend to nest repos a lot in my usual workflow (The common elements are generally ~/code/ext/[repo], but with the pull_ext infrastructure I wrote, >5 levels of nesting are not uncommon). To work around this, I wanted my prompt to … Continue reading

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Openbox gets a faux-Divvy mode

Openbox For some time now I’ve used openbox as my WM of choice (I worked it out the other day, it’s about a year since I migrated) and apart from needing to add one feature, it meets my needs pretty … Continue reading

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psych0tik mirrors raspberry pi

Anyone who’s spoken to me in person knows that I’m really excited about the upcoming release of Raspberry PI. I’ll keep the speil to a minimum, but a $35 ARM SoC with ethernet, USB and enough hardware onboard to decode … Continue reading

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Git stashing, and why you do it too much

First of all, this workflow depends entirely on an (rarely un)spoken rule in my repositories- if it’s in the wip/ or trash/ tree, don’t touch it. I’m planning on rebasing with impunity. I stash a lot at work, especially when … Continue reading

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Convert iterm color file to Xdefaults

My favourite colorscheme for vim (Jellybeans.vim recently had a pull request submitted including a colorscheme for iTerm2, a terminal emulator for OSX. Not wanting to go back to OSX after finally getting my encryption key back and being back in … Continue reading

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