My tweaked out Atom

My text editor licentiousness is legendary. That’s for a good reason. If you make software for a living you probably spend more time with your text editor than you do with your loved ones. Getting something that fits y

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Screencast - Object.observe() for native data binding

Taking a look at object.observe() and how to do native data binding for your app. Resources Fuzzy Tolerance Data-binding Revolutions with Object.observe() Object.observe polyfill Quality of Life Dashboard

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CSS Print Styling and the Quality of Life Dashboard Report

Resources Dashboard on Github

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Installing QGIS 2.4 on Arch-based Distros

Like most normal Arch-based folks (I’m on Manjaro, which I can’t recommend enough), I have QGIS installed via the Arch User Repository. QGIS 2.4 won’t compile with the 4.11 versions of pyqt4-common and python2-pyqt4 howe

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Another South East Linux Fest is coming up!

This year’s South East Linux Fest (SELF) is June 20-22. I missed it last year (family trip to DisneyLand), but I’m so hyped for this year’s event I’m trying to figure out if carrying around a Chromebook gives me enough

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Flattening GeoPortal

Flatten all the things! Before After Or most of the things. I really just wanted to simplify the look a bit, because simple is almost always better. I hadn’t lifted the hood in a while, and after I did I went blind

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Using bash to check a web server for PDF changes

Keeping up with elected official changes is a pain in the ass. For a while I checked for changes when I thought of it, which caused the occasional histrionics. Then I switched to using the Google Civics API, which I fig

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From Octopress to Hexo

Behold! Fuzzy Tolerance has moved from Octopress to Hexo. It seems like yesterday I moved this blog from Wordpress to Octopress (it was more like a year and a half ago). Static site generators are ideal for stuff like bl

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Customizing the Quality of Life Dashboard

The first release of the Quality of Life Dashboard was a beast to customize for your own locale or area of interest (though some plucky folks have done a great job of it). The next release is much, much easier. So easy I

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Praise for Learning QGIS 2.0

I’m garbage at desktop GIS. I don’t know what happened. I was once an idiot savant at desktop GIS. I wrote data maintenance and analysis apps in AML (painful), ODE (excruciating), Avenue (we don’t talk about Avenue), and

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