Abusing the strange behavior of the slice operation to copy a list
You’ve evaluated normal Bash variables, but what do you do when the value of your bash variable is another variable?
A nice little feature that isn’t made quite clear in Asciidoctor’s nice and comprehensive user manual is the ability to place images in the middle of lists. Lists Asciidoctor lists can be either ordered or unordered and are created like so: And Images Asciidoctor images can be added using the macro: Why Not Both? Trying… Continue reading Asciidoctor: Placing Images Within Lists
I’ve been professionally developing for the past 10 or so years and I remember how in the early years I used to read all these “How to be a great developer” blog posts. These posts usually consist of a shit-ton of things like: read blog posts, write blog posts, catch up on the news, listen… Continue reading Tips No One’s Asked Me For
Short and sweet: Ubuntu + Opkg Docker image Internet of wha? If you’re dabbling with makerism, embedded software or the Internet of Things you may have come across the Opkg package manager. Opkg is a fork of the abandoned ipkg which is a derivative of dpkg. Opkg archives and repository index are almost identical to… Continue reading Installing Opkg on Ubuntu
Short and sweet: GitHub, Build, Distribution Oh, the suspense! I recently faced an issue where I had to read an archive stream but I had no prior knowledge about the method of compression *insert-dramatic-music*. I mean, the stream I was given could have been read from a zip, or from a tar, or from a… Continue reading Smarchive – The Smart Archive
It’s been a while since I updated the REST Gradle Plugin but necessity is the mother of invention (but what the fuck have I ever invented?) so here we go! Up until now whatever type of REST request you made using the plugin, the output would have been printed to the build log. If you… Continue reading REST Gradle Plugin Update