cf-cmd: A command-line tool for running CFEngine snippets
December 27, 2011
After building the typical "test bundle" scaffolding in an editor for the hundredth time, I decided to do something about it. The result is the cf-cmd command. via blog.cf-learn.info A little useful script I wrote for making it easier to test CFEngine code snippets. Follow the link to see the full details.
How important are the tools you use with GTD?
April 22, 2010
via gtdtimes.com Short video of David Allen talking about the importance of the GTD tools you choose. Conclusion: the most important thing is that you choose a tool you actually use, because the moment you stop putting your stuff in it, it will stop working. Timely for me as I rebuild my GTD toolbox and system this week.
Know your tools
April 22, 2010
I recently had to copy a very large file (>4GB) from a remote Windows share to my Windows 7 machine, over a very finicky connection (frequently-failing VPN over a slow Internet connection). A GUI copy didn't work because the connection dropped frequently. I tried Free Download Manager, which was the recommended tool for the download, but surprisingly, it wasn't always able to restart the download after connectivity dropped. Then a colleague pointed me to the "
Must-Have Windows Software (or Windows Programs that I use) - good coders code, great reuse
February 17, 2010
I am not just a Linux enthusiast, I also happen to use Windows quite often. In fact, Windows is my primary desktop from which I connect to all the other boxes and do my work on. During the years of Windows usage, I have accumulated a list of must-have Windows programs that I wouldn’t be able to work without. Some of them are commercial, some are freeware, but that doesn’t matter.