Meteor project generator

Meteor project generator

This is another attempt to make some shortcuts while working with Meteor framework. In a previous post, I wrote about a bash script that could generate a reasonable (for me) directory structure for a new Meteor project. Additionally the script could download a fixed number of packages. In it’s new iteration the script has the following features: Creates a directory structure and various files Downloads a fixed number of Meteor packages along with packages passed as arguments in command line…

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Bash completion for the Meteor web framework

Bash completion for the Meteor web framework

Recently I’ve got interested and diving into the Meteor JavaScript web framework. My first impressions are quite positive although the framework is still in pre 1.0 version (currently 0.9.2.1). While i can write a lot about Meteor and my experiences so far, I am sure there are a lot better places one can find more info, you can find some at the end of this text. My main purpose for this post, is to introduce a bash script I’ve made…

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Ubuntu youtube-dl UI using Python and PyGObject

Ubuntu youtube-dl UI using Python and PyGObject

After using Python and PyGobject to Google the contents of the clipboard, here is another Python – PyGObject  script that serves as a simple front end for the youtube-dl command line downloader. The script is hardcoded to work only for YouTube links but you can change it to support all sites supported by youtube-dl. It’s job is to create a simple window with a label that updates every 100 milliseconds, showing the status of the current download video. How to use: Put…

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Ubuntu search with Google from everywhere with Python and PyGObject

Ubuntu search with Google from everywhere with Python and PyGObject

Many times when I work on code or system administrative tasks I find the need to search for information in the web. Especially when I want to look for an error message in terminal. KDE’s terminal Konsole provides a variety of search providers (services) for that purpose but Gnome’s terminal does not. There is a patched version of gnome-terminal that provides a context menu enabling to search with Google the selected text but as far as I know, the last…

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