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Fancy GitHub Authentication with Omniauth

Configuring Omniauth for GitHub authentication is easy enough. But I needed to optionally add extra permissions to the authentication token. I eventually figured it out, but since I had to piece the steps together from various sources, I thought I’d … Continue reading

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Emacs Reboot #8: Gists

Lately I’ve been using Github’s “Gist” service to post code snippets to this blog, so it would be really handy if I could quickly post new snippets from Emacs. There is a project by Chris Wanstrath called gist.el, but it’s … Continue reading

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Why Your Social Website Should Support OpenID

On Twitter I bitched about GitHub not supporting OpenID, and both Chris Wanstrath and Giles Bowkett chided me for not making an better argument for it than “it makes my life easier”. ┬áThe benefits of OpenID seem self-evident to me; … Continue reading

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