Gists & Tricks
I’ve given this talk 13+ times, all over the world. It’s the most important and impactful thing I’ve ever done.
A useful-psychology double-whammy: (A) Developers are great systems thinkers. Surprise: your brain is a system too! Reframe frustration into accomplishment, and become a more effective and bubbly person using a frontal cortex feedback loop. (B) Want your team to be the happiest, most productive team around? Recent psychology research reveals one key attribute of the most successful teams, and it's within your influence.
Summary, notes, links, related videos, book: http://caseywatts.com/mindmanipulation
- creating bookmarklets
- creating a chrome extension
The BEST thing I’ve ever done to my bash/zsh.
Everyone has their own dotfiles. My way is simple - just a couple of symlinks from a github repo.
From the development server, open the current page on the production - and vice versa. Useful for comparing css or functionality changes quickly.
One of your Slacks has a ton of emoticons that your others don’t? Download them all at once with this tool ✨
Hold spacebar to talk; otherwise you’re muted.
A pdf that’s been copied & scanned too many times ends up with illegible grey ink. Make grays black again!
For a given pivotal card that’s open, create an appropriate github branch name for it - including the
OSX can’t record both outputs natively. Here’s how to capture both
your mic and
the other person's audio during a Hangouts call / quicktime screen recording.
Mediawiki can be challenging to set up. One of the most cost-effective setups you can do uses Heroku and ClearDB.
Open the current image (opened in a tab) in pixlr express. To easily put a overlay of text over something, etc.
Useful for presentations where you want to show the audience what commands you’ve typed.
Easily fill out web forms using data from a spreadsheet using this bookmarklet.