Tag: github

Format JSON and save to gist with Alfred

At work, we have an Angular app that deals with a lot of custom JSON. With a distributed dev team, we pass a LOT of JSON around.  Copying from Chrome’s net tab, formatting, adding to a Github gist for easy transport is a PITA when you are doing it 20 times a day. I have 2 Alfred workflows to help with this. My Use: Copy unformatted JSON to clipboard Alfred “JsonLint”. Formatted JSON is now in my clipboard Alfred “gist”. URL to raw gist is now in my clipboard One of these days I’ll chain these together To…

How to Get Notified if someone stars, forks, or follows your Github

I've been using GitNotifier for a few weeks now. I get a weekly report emailed to me of who has starred or forked any of my repositories, as well as follow/unfollows. It's a nice little touch to put on top of Github's already great service

Github File and Link Tricks

2 tricks I learned today that I'd like to share: reliably linking to a specific line and searching for files using fuzzy matching. Reliably link to a specific line Say you are on the master branch, and you want to reference a line in a file. This could either be for a conversation you are having at that moment, answering a question in a PR, or adding information to a ticket. At that point in time, your link will work great. But, what about when that file gets changed tomorrow? More lines get added higher up…