Tag: GitHub

Small commits

There are many blog posts and articles out there about making small git commits. I’m sure most people (including me) bring up the same few topics around why small commits are good and why we should all probably be making smaller commits. In this post, I’ll look at some of the key topics from my…

By addshore February 24, 2022 0

A first look at Wikidata through Github Copilot

I was added to the Github Copilot preview in the past days, and the first thing I tested out was code suggestions around Wikidata. Copilot allows you to start writing code, and have a model trained on public Github code suggest block of code that you might want to use. For example, if you start…

By addshore July 11, 2021 0

2020 Year Review

Another year is up, and what a year it has been. I finally open sourced wbstack, I complained about fake news, looked at Minecraft mods and took a look at how COVID-19 was affecting Wikipedia page views. I make this post mainly for me to be able to look back at each year in a…

By addshore December 26, 2020 0

Open Sourcing WBStack

Open Sourcing the code and config for WBStack has always been part of the plan, although functionality came first throughout the first year or so. Finally there is a github organization for wbstack containing 16 public repositories that make up the entire deployment for wbstack.com. This effort took a few weeks trying to split sensible…

By addshore December 13, 2020 8

gitgraph.js and codepen.io for git visualization

I was looking for a new tool for easily visualizing git branches and workflows to try and visually show how Gerrit works (in terms of git basics) to clear up some confusions. I spent a short while reading stackoverflow, although most of the suggestions weren’t really any good as I didn’t want to visualize a…

By addshore March 22, 2018 3

Github release download count – Chrome Extension

GitHub tracks the number of downloads for all assets (files) that are attached to a release, but GitHub currently makes it very hard for users to get at this information. The┬ánumber of downloads is currently only accessible through the API. I noticed this many months ago when wondering how many people were downloading the new…

By addshore April 2, 2015 6