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Command line clipboard access

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It is possible to control the clipboard (copy and paste) from the command line in linux and OSX. In linux, the command is xsel, and in OSX, pbcopy/pbpaste.

Zero bug releases

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One of the companies I worked for had a rule which dictated zero bugs in each release. Any bug that was found during the formal QA process had to be fixed be...

Announcing pulse-0.2.0

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I just released a new version of pulse. Pulse adds an action to your rails project that can be used for external health checking. The most common use is by a...

Automatically merge changes from branch to trunk

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On my current project, we release code often. As a result, we usually have at least one active branch along with the trunk. When bugs arise in production, we...