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08 Dec, 2012

Kuler iTerm2 Themes with Groovy Scripting

Posted by: TheKaptain In: Development

Having recently purchased a new MBP laptop, I was going through the usual new computer activities and installing one of my favorite apps, the iTerm2 terminal program. This program really shines for managing multiple terminal windows, and recently they added the ability to easily import and export color themes for sharing. I, of course, got […]

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27 May, 2012

GitHub Social Graphs with Groovy and GraphViz

Posted by: TheKaptain In: Development

The Goal Using the GitHub API, Groovy and GraphViz to determine, interpret and render a graph of the relationships between GitHub users based on the watchers of their repositories. The end result can look something like this. The GitHub V3 API You can find the full documentation for the GitHub V3 API here. They do […]

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That’s a whole lot of Gr8ness in the title, don’t you think? Ok, ok – I apologize for the pun. I whipped these up using the open source Gource visualization software and with HD content free on Youtube now, I just had to try that out too. Gource Gource is a software version control visualization […]

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I read an interesting article recently about using python and open source software to defeat a particular captcha implementation and I set out to see how hard it would be to do the same in Groovy. In particular, coming from the Java side of the fence, I was impressed by how the available libraries in […]

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09 Sep, 2009

A Techno-Geek’s Guide to Encyclopedic Knowledge

Posted by: TheKaptain In: Development

Do you make keeping up with technology a priority? Have you found a way to prevent drowning in the vast sea of content AND still keep abreast of everything you want to? Me neither, but here’s where I go to learn new things, find solutions and keep up with the general state of the union […]

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31 Mar, 2009

WordPress app for the iPhone comes through!

Posted by: TheKaptain In: Cool Toys

I blogged awhile back about the WordPress iPhone app, and how the tiny portrait keyboard was just killing me. Well they’ve gone ahead and added a landscape mode and it is just GREAT! I look forward to drafting posts on it when the inspiration strikes. A couple of minor hiccups, however. Upgrading the previous install […]

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