Like any developer, I occasionally run into little corner cases for which there isn’t a good fix, or common problems in need of a common solution. If I can come up with something that works, I share.
You want better fonts, and not just on the websites that already care about better fonts. Typekit makes better fonts happen. This bookmarklet generator makes Typekit happen anywhere. Awesome.
JIRA’s Commit Acceptance Plugin is great, but years out of date – I took the liberty of updating the Python script used by the
pre-commit.bat repository hook. You’ll also find some notes on using the pre-commit hook when you don’t have a guarantee that your users have Python installed.
Windows Batch Files
You may need to run an executable remotely. This isn’t particularly difficult to pull of on Linux or Unix systems, of course. It’s much more involved on Windows, because you can’t count on everyone having the network location mapped. This short batch file fixes that problem quite handily.