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Introducing BlockArcade

For the past couple of weeks my colleague Joey and I have been working on our first blockchain-based game, StackWave (name not final)… Source: Introducing BlockArcade

May 13, 2019 Reblog blockchain IOST

Siri Shortcut to calculate account balance!

Source: Siri Shortcut to calculate account balance!

April 30, 2019 Reblog

Open in Apollo Siri Shortcut

A Siri Shortcut that lets you open Reddit links from other apps in the Apollo Reddit client.

October 21, 2018 General iOS Reddit

Sentry plugin for Gatsby

I recently converted my website to a headless WordPress setup and needed error tracking for the frontend.

WP Travis – A new plugin for headless WordPress

WP Travis is a WordPress plugin that will trigger a TravisCI build when a new post is published.

Ninja Browser has returned!

My old Ghostzilla clone, Ninja Browser, has returned for macOS.

November 21, 2017 Desktop Electron Mac Open Source

Embed a GitHub Repository part 2.

React component for displaying information about a GitHub repository.

November 11, 2017 React JavaScript Open Source

JavaScript error reporting for WordPress

Have you ever struggled to get a user of your site to open the Chrome developer console to check for JavaScript errors? If so then this is the plugin for you!

Tracking down re-renders using unique object identifiers in React.

I’ve been using this bit of code a bunch recently to help track down unnecessary re-renders in a React component.

March 14, 2017 Tips JavaScript React

Ngrok Rock! A WordPress based API. 

While attending a hackathon at Google’s San Francisco office, Chrome’s product manager introduced me to a tool called ngrok. He was using it to demo code running on his laptop from his phone. ngrok instantly gives you a… Read More

September 25, 2016 Node.js WordPress ngrok Open Source

Zerohero – Cross platform zeroconf microservice.

I’ve created many applications where a user would have to enter the IP address of the server. For example, an iOS Netflix remote. You would run the server on your computer, open the iOS app, enter the server’s… Read More

May 28, 2016 Node.js

Automatically mute Hulu ads.

Lull is a desktop application that will mute your computer while Hulu plays ads. I recently rewrote it, this time with Mac and Linux support. Check it out here: https://github.com/octalmage/lull Lull uses RobotJS to read the screen and detect ads…. Read More

minum

I started work on my own web browser. This is something I’ve avoided for as long as possible, because there’s too many, but I guess it’s time. I’ve always loved the way browsers are represented in portfolios. Their… Read More

Google Hacks 2.0

Google Hacks was one of the first apps I created. I was 16 and experimenting with different cross platform solutions. I found RealBASIC and was amazed by the simplicity, it was the only tool that could compile for… Read More

HOT GIF ACTION.

We use HipChat at work, and I wanted a way to quickly spam my coworkers with gifs. I found giphy.com and they have an amazing API, so I created Hot Gifs. https://github.com/octalmage/hotgifs With Hot Gifs running, press Cmd+Alt+G and… Read More

Node.js Desktop Automation.

Around Christmas I started working on a new project, RobotJS. RobotJS is a native Node.js module and I’m extremely excited about it. I’m a huge fan of AutoHotkey and I’ve used it for a very long time. AutoHotkey… Read More

People Trying On Glass

Everyday people ask about my Google Glass, and usually, if time permits, I'll let them try it on. I always have them take a picture, so I ended up with a bunch of photos of me from the… Read More

December 11, 2014 Google Glass Personal

iOS Game Hacking.

I’ve been jailbreaking iPhones since the first iPhone, before we had an App Store. Back then it was the only way to install apps. I’ve always wanted to learn how to create tweaks, modify stock apps, and hack iOS games. Well this… Read More

October 06, 2014 iOS

Markdown note taking.

For the last year I’ve been using markdown everyday at work, and I’ve fallen in love with it. I’m not a writer but markdown allows me to easily create good looking documents. Well I wanted a clean simple… Read More

Yo when you publish a new blog post.

By now I’m sure you’ve head of the app, Yo. If you haven’t go check it out. It’s amazingly simplistic and… There’s an API! I knew what I had to do; Combine Yo and WordPress: YoPress. YoPress is… Read More

July 04, 2014 WordPress

Watch videos online with your friends.

Recently I needed a clean easy way to watch videos with friends over the internet. I spent a while trying different solutions and nothing worked the way I wanted, so I created it myself! I decided to use… Read More

June 29, 2014 Node.js

Embed GitHub Repositories in Pages/Posts.

Github Shortcode is a WordPress plugin that allows you to embed a GitHub repository in a page or post using a simple shortcode. Usage:   Download on WordPress.org (Based on code from Joel Sutherland)

November 06, 2013 WordPress

Hide stand-up specials on Netflix.

Pretty often I’ll browse the comedy section on Netflix for a movie to watch. I enjoy stand-up comedy, but I’m not always in the mood. So I made a Google Chrome extension that adds a switch to turn… Read More

September 28, 2013 Chrome

New Domain, New Site.

Picking a domain is always hard, and after much thought I’ve finally decided on http://jason.stallin.gs. I’ve picked this domain for many reasons, but mainly I thought it looked good. Its simple and clean, and that’s what I’m all… Read More

July 09, 2013 General


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