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Repo.js

Sep/27/2013 1 min read by Marco Monteiro

We are developers, we have personal websites, blogs and all that. So from time to time, we want to embed in a blog post or any other type of content a bit of code. There's a lot of ways to do so. For instance on my blog I use highlight.js. It works fine I don't have a single complaint about it.

However, what if I had a bunch of files I needed to show inside a blog post or even more, imagine I want to show a hole github repository inside a blog post?

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Top 100 with 18k installs

Sep/24/2013 1 min read by Marco Monteiro

That's right, I'm talking about the Codeigniter snippets package for sublime text. The package is now one of the top 100 most installed packages and it has 18k installs.

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Bootstrap Magic

Sep/23/2013 2 min read by Marco Monteiro

We all know and love Twitter Bootstrap. Or maybe you don't (in that case here's a small description: "Sleek, intuitive, and powerful mobile first front-end framework for faster and easier web development.").

There's many ways of using it, some developers just download the massive css file(s) and start hacking into it. Some configure the available variables and then hack into it. Others do it the right way and download the less version and then make their changes.

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Go social

Sep/17/2013 3 min read by Marco Monteiro

Nowadays everything is about social networks. My question is, do you have your website prepared for all of that malarkey? Facebook released their open-graph. But is Facebook the only one with it?

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Happy Programmers' Day

Sep/13/2013 2 min read by Marco Monteiro

That's right, today (Friday the 13th) is Programmers Day.

Programmers' Day is an international professional day recognized in many technology companies and programming firms, that is celebrated on the 256th (hexadecimal 100th, or the 28th) day of each year (September 13 during common years and on September 12 in leap years).

The number 256 (28) was chosen because it is the number of distinct values that can be represented with an eight-bit byte, a value well-known to programmers. 256 is the highest power of two that is less than 365, the number of days in a common year.

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