Coding Mass Destruction

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GitHub's new policy on the use of its services for the creation of WMDs.

Gitea announced just last week was now live and accepting user registrations while the Gitea development team prepares for their eventual move off GitHub. I was excited to see this as, just a few days prior, I sent some encouragement after myself leaving GitHub. Then I signed-up.

Moved Two Sites to Octopress

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A brief reflection on moving content from WordPress and Tumblr.

A few weeks ago I was planning to undertake a survey of front-end tools but got sidetracked with an overwhelming desire to switch to a CMS-free blogging site at work and home, and so and have now been migrated to Octopress, a hackers blog, which, when custom tailored, allows for free hosting on GitHub Pages, simple online editing with and continuous integration with Travis-CI.

Amp Up CoffeeScript Coding with Sublime Text

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Sublime Text with CoffeeScript is a JavaScript developer’s dream, but one that doesn’t evaporate in the fog of sleep shortly after waking. After learning about Sublime Text at Fluent Conf 2012 during a plenary talk from Paul Irish, I immediately began looking for ways to incorporate it into my workflow. And now, after having used it for over 8 months in my day-to-day work, I wanted to share a quick primer for those who want to amp up CoffeeScript coding with Sublime Text too.

Push Upstream with EGit and Eclipse Indigo

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While working through the EGit User Guide I ran into difficulty pushing files upstream using Eclipse Indigo SR1 (build 20110916-0149). The difficulties manifested themselves at first with an auth failed error, which was quickly resolved with a visit to Stack Overflow. But after fixing that problem I began seeing the following error while trying to push to a remote repo:

Cannot get remote repository refs.

ssh:// Passphrase for C:\Users\...\.ssh\id_rsa