Check [from the command line] whether a website is up or down using the isitup.org API.
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Miscellaneous tools for doing things with TinyLetter mailing lists.
Including a script that lets you subscribe to lists as RSS.
Securely destroys files or directories on a delay based on their OS X “Tag”.
Available Tags: 1 Minute, 1 Hour, 1 Day, 1 Week, 1 Month, 1 Year
HSTR is a command line utility that brings improved BASH command completion from the history. It aims to make completion easier and more efficient than Ctrl-r.
dockutil is a command line utility for managing Mac OS X dock items. It is currently written in Python and makes use of plistlib module included in Mac OS X.
- Compatible with Mac OS X 10.4.x thru 10.9.x.
- Add, List, Move, Find, Remove Dock Items
- Supports Applications, Folders, Stacks, URLs.
- Can act on a specific dock plist or every dock plist in a folder of home directories
percol is an interactive grep tool in your terminal. percol
- receives input lines from stdin or a file,
- lists up the input lines,
- waits for your input that filter/select the line(s),
- and finally outputs the selected line(s) to stdout.
Since percol just filters the input and output the result to stdout, it can be used in command-chains with
|in your shell.
stdinsupport to any CLI app that accepts file input.
Paste+ is a powerful clipboard widget designed for performing quick tasks with text and images copied from your iPhone or iPod touch.
Copy anything from anywhere, then drag down the notification center and perform quick task with it
Those ‘quick tasks’ include searching the web, sending an URL to a ‘read later’ service, posting copied text to social media, uploading copied images to image hosts or cloud storage, &c.
lazy-utils is a permissively-licensed set of system tools that complement toybox.
It provides lighweight, independent implementations of init and standard daemons, suitable for use in lighweight distributions.
BusyBox combines tiny versions of many common UNIX utilities into a single small executable. It provides replacements for most of the utilities you usually find in GNU fileutils, shellutils, etc. The utilities in BusyBox generally have fewer options than their full-featured GNU cousins; however, the options that are included provide the expected functionality and behave very much like their GNU counterparts. BusyBox provides a fairly complete environment for any small or embedded system.
Run a command when a file is changed
A modern tool for literate programming
lit has several notable features:
- All prose can expressed in Markdown or plaintext
- Supports all programming languages
- Literate constructs defined by indentation
- Can watch files or directories for changes, recompiling automatically