Tag: Open Source
Why would the “creator”of Bitcoin push to censor the protocol?
Craig Wright, who has been asserting since 2016 that he is the man behind the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto (the inventor of Bitcoin), has began pushing for modifications to Bitcoin Core that are crafted to benefit Craig personally.
RobotDAO – A robot managing a robot?
This blog is a repost from the RobotJS blog on a subject I’m still working on, and wanted it on my main blog.
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.
Embed a GitHub Repository part 2.
React component for displaying information about a GitHub repository.
Does Semantic versioning make sense for desktop applications?
TLDR: I think it does.
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 domain for anything running on your local machine. It’s amazing, and I instantly fell in love. Professional … Continue reading Ngrok Rock! A WordPress based API.
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. Please let me know if you run into any issues!
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 job is to showcase the website and stay out of the way. I wanted to recreate that … Continue reading minum
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 all platforms from one OS. I had learned how to get music using Google, so I created Google … Continue reading Google Hacks 2.0
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 the window pops up. Type a word or phrase, hit enter, then a related gif url is … Continue reading HOT GIF ACTION.
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 is great for automation and it can do a bunch of things that are very diffucult in … Continue reading Node.js Desktop Automation.
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 way to organize ideas using markdown and I found a lot of good apps. Unfortunately they were … Continue reading Markdown note taking.