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Downloading zipped tarballs of code from Gitorious

The place to download code for projects on Gitorious (as code, not as a clone of the repository) has proven difficult to find for several people, including myself.

For a project without tags and branches that you just want to download HEAD, the path looks like:

To find it, go to your project page and click for either the commit log or the source code tree of a repository, and it will add this link on the side for "Download master as tar.gz"

regex find-replace works in Skype on Mac and Linux

regex-style find replace - s/mistake/replacement/ - works in Skype on Mac and Linux for your previous message!

I'm not the first to discover this but discovering it by accident was fun!

Left and right double quotation marks with :before and :after pseudoclass content

Style blockquote with no indent, different color, and :before and :after open-quote and close-quote.

#block-views-featuredsupporter-block_1 blockquote {
  margin: 1em 0;
  color: #0e4e60;
  font-weight: bold;
  font-style: italic;

Increase main partition size in Ubuntu within VMWare Fusion

That was well nigh impossible. GUI fail, on gparted's part.

These steps won't be 100% complete because it's 7:15am and i spent the last hour frying my brain on this stuff (after the brain unilaterally called a break about 2:15am and i fell asleep), but they do fill in some gaps other resources out there don't quite cover. Some even seem to (falsely) suggest that unallocated space must be made into its own partition first. Here are some of the better links; my (final working) steps below.

Drupal adds class js to html tag when JavaScript is enabled

texas-bronius: What's the best way to provide css for non-js-enabled browsers that differs for css for js-enabled?
17:13 texas-bronius: hi benjamin-agaric welcome back
17:15 benjamin-agaric: texas-bronius: hi. Assign the classes themselves with JavaScript?
17:15 texas-bronius: benjamin-agaric: duh. Yes, good idea thanks. Class name could be "hasjs" or something.

What happened to hook_nodeapi in Drupal 7? The ultimate de-opping.

The nodeapi ops were turned into hook_node_[operation] functions, such as:

Drupal Meetup Etiquette

I've been working with drupal and have been a part of the community for a fews years now. Although I may not be the most active member around, I have attended a decent amount of drupal meetups all over Massachusetts and New York City. I've seen what works, and I've seen what doesn't, the reason for this post is to state my opinion on what the purpose and goal of a meetup should be, and how it should be conducted.

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