Coloring in Thresholds with Graphite
Get some 'simple' filled in caution, danger, or error thresholds with Graphite for when you want to see your thresholds as more than just a single line.
Setting Up Carbon Relay For Graphite
I think that Carbon, Whisper, and Graphite is *delightfully* under-documented, which makes figuring out how to do something simple like send metrics to 2 hosts ... fun.
So Why Can't Twitter Keep Track of My Direct Messages?
Before they added support for their web and first client apps, Twitter DMs didn't sync across devices. Highly annoying, but there are reasons their API doesn't support it.
Let's Explore Kickstarter's API
Kickstarter hasn't documented (or released) an official API, but they've built one for their iOS app to use. Discovering and exploring it with a proxy was fun.
Storyboard - Now with more GIFs (and unicode)
Building on the work already done for parsing subtitles and exporting images, Storyboard gains GIF support. And some better unicode support as well.
Turning videos into readable PDFs and ePUBs isn't as hard as you'd think. Not that you'd ever thought of doing that though, since it's sort of insane.
SSH Authentication with Chef
Chef's documentation describes how to wrap SSH instead of configuring it. Here's how to configure it.
Installing Prebuilt Binaries with RVM
Building, packaging, and re-using prebuilt rubies in RVM isn't well documented, but is really really useful.