Gists (Bookmarklets, etc)

Chrome Extension Workshop

http://caseywatts.com/chromeextensionworkshop

A ~3-hour workshop that covers:

Screen Record Hangouts using Quicktime Player + soundflower

http://caseywatts.com/quicktime

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.

FlipIt

http://caseywatts.com/flipit

From the development server, open the current page on the production - and vice versa.

Pixlr

http://caseywatts.com/pixlr

Open the current image (opened in a tab) in pixlr express. To easily put a overlay of text over something, etc.

Slugify

http://caseywatts.com/slugify

For a given pivotal card that’s open, create an appropriate github branch name for it - including the id and ticket title.

Autorefresh Terminal History

https://gist.github.com/caseywatts/a54bea8b93626b99f5ee

Useful for presentations where you want to show the audience what commands you’ve typed.

Params to Form Input

https://gist.github.com/caseywatts/5952495

Easily fill out web forms using data from a spreadsheet using this bookmarklet.

Repositories

CardSwipr

http://github.com/YaleSTC/cardswipr

Keeps track of who has attended an event, using their Yale ID card to swipe in. A small, simple application in Ruby on Rails. Interviewed every group on campus that had a similar system to see how this app might meet their needs. Worked with central ITS to expose [card-swipe ⇔ identity] as a web API.

YaleLDAP Gem

http://github.com/YaleSTC/yaleldap

Greatly simplifies connection to Yale’s LDAP Server. Well documented, 4.0 on Code Climate.

Reservations

http://yalestc.github.io/reservations

Manages the loaning and reservation of equipment items. Used by ~14 groups on campus to manage 10,000’s reservations of 100’s of equipment items. A large, stable, well-tested application in Ruby on Rails.

Shifts

http://yalestc.github.io/shifts

Coordinates where and when employees work. Employees sign themselves up, swap shifts, are held accountable. Manages payment. Used by ~7 groups to manage ~400 employees. A large, difficult legacy application. Going through massive Rails 2 => Rails 3 upgrade.

Service Now Tweaks Browser Extension

http://github.com/YaleSTC/Service-Now-Tweaks

Improves the experience of Service Now, is an IT ticket tracking software with an otherwise terrible interface.

Yale Wiki, Haven Free Clinic Wiki, Student Technology Collaborative Wiki

http://yalewiki.org (retired)

Helps people share information and collaborate, especially long-term. Editable by anyone affiliated with the group. For YaleWiki.org, >50,000 views/year by a population of <5,000. Information architecture, server administration, MediaWiki with custom plugins.

Collaboration Tips and Tricks Collection

Presentation on YouTube, Notes

Curated resources used to improve team collaboration