• Using launchctl as an anacron replacement

    I have a lot of scripts that automate the boring parts of my life. Recently an article was posted about one system administrator who automated everything down to scripting the coffee maker to produce cups of coffee for him. I...

  • Making HTTPS requests with Finagle

    I am currently maintaining a service at my day job that takes arbitrary events from mobile games and subsequently validates and processes them so that the customers who are sending this data to us can then view it with pretty...

  • Immutable Containers Using Python Metaclasses

    I have found python to be one of the easiest languages to pick up, and I think there are many people out there who could corroborate that. That alone is a big reason that it is used for teaching. However,...

  • Easy Scala Integration with Sublime Text 2

    EDIT: This may still work with Sublime Text, but I highly recommend using a capable IDE to write Scala code. IntelliJ is my personal choice. This post details steps to writing and compiling Scala code from within Sublime Text 2....