Blog Profile / Dougal Campbell's Geek Ramblings


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Archived Since:September 16, 2009

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wkhtmltopdf

wkhtmltopdf and wkhtmltoimage are open source (LGPLv3) command line tools to render HTML into PDF and various image formats using the Qt WebKit rendering engine. These run entirely “headless” and do not require a display or display service. wkhtmltopdf

9 Security Tips to Keep Express from Getting Pwned

Some general tips fer enhancin' security in Express apps. 9 Security Tips t' Keep Express from Gettin' Pwned

Summertime.fm

A soundtrack fer yer summer, by Davy Jones' locker. Seven volumes o' it. Summertime.fm

Summertime.fm

A soundtrack for your summer. Seven volumes of it. Summertime.fm

18F — Take our code: 34 reusable projects from 18F

Data, code, best practices… 18F — Take our code: 34 reusable projects from 18F

Chart.js | HTML5 Charts for your website.

Data visualizations using HTML5, JavaScript, and canvas. Chart.js | HTML5 Charts for your website.

Jason Client

“Jason is a scriptable iOS client that lets you view and interact with any data and any server, in any way you desire.” Basically, you feed it a JSON config file which describes a UI and data sources. The client then consumes those sources and displays them according to your UI definition. And you get access to device-native APIs, too. Jason Client

LShift – Everything you ever wanted to know about git submodules and more

A look at how to work with submodules in Git. LShift – Everything you ever wanted to know about git submodules and more

Project time

I’ve been tinkering a little bit with my electronics stuff again. Now I’m trying to decide on a project to do, and which hardware platform to use… I have a ton of different microcontrollers — Digispark (ATtiny85), Digispark Pro (ATtiny167),...Show More Summary

Tasks: A Time-Triggered Scheduler for Arduino | chris barlow

A library for managing scheduled execution of multiple functions for Arduino. OS-less multitasking(-ish) for microcontrollers! Tasks: A Time-Triggered Scheduler for Arduino | chris barlow

chartd

chartd makes it easy to include charts (either png or svg) on your web site, by just passing parameters in the URL of an img tag. For simple charts, this will be easy-peasy to automate. Of course, the downside is the same as for anyShow More Summary

Visual Representation of SQL Joins – CodeProject

If you ever get confused about inner and outer joins in SQL, this is very useful. Visual Representation of SQL Joins – CodeProject

ECMAScript 6 compatibility table

Massive ES2015 (AKA, ES6) compatibility chart, breaking down which features are implemented in which JavaScript engines. If you want to use some of the newer/more esoteric ES2015 features, you probably want to check this out. ECMAScript 6 compatibility table

How to Become a Better Node.js Developer in 2016

There are some pretty good pointers in this list of resources. Highlights for me are “Callback convention – with Promise Support” and “The Twelve-Factor Application”. How to Become a Better Node.js Developer in 2016

Underscores Components – Custom starter themes for faster WordPress theme development

“Components is a library of shareable, reusable patterns for WordPress themes. Instead of starting from scratch, mix and match from a collection of pre-made components to build your own custom starter theme.” Online tool from Automattic which can generate a variety of starter themes based on Underscores and Components, ready for you to customize. Show More Summary

Running two copies of Slack

A coworker wanted to run two separate copies of Slack on the Mac, so that he could watch updates from two different Teams at the same time. Personally, I just use the native multi-Team support in the app, but I can see how this would be useful. Show More Summary

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