Thursday, November 29, 2012

shell.function to download all files from any GITHUB GIST URL

a shell utility to download all files part of a GIST url at provided download path

usage e.g. $ ddl-gist /etc/profile.d/

howTo install
$ curl -L -o /etc/profile.d/

actually, if you had this utlity... the usage example would install the utlity... chicken-egg

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

auto-download all media from RSS - DefCon20 Talk Videos

a shell utility code for download all media present as enclosures in any RSS

eg. usage to download all slides video of DefCon20
$ ddl-rss-media

to install it
$ sudo curl -L -o /etc/profile.d/

auto-download all videos of any Event at

Auto-Download all smallest size Videos of any provided Event in

to install it either run
$ sudo curl -L -o /etc/profile.d/

or copy+paste the shell function below in your shell-load-conf file.

suppose the event resides at URL:

and you just need to run
$ ddl-confreaks rubyconf2012 ~/Downloads

and it will download all Talk Videos from Ruby Conference 2012 at your ~/Downloads directory...

would download all small Videos found at all talks under that Event Page

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

why re-invent the wheel... Music Analogy

have been a curious kid...
used to spend hours finding new mathematical formulae ending up knowing it will be taught in higher class...

have been hearing a preaching since childhood, don't try to re-invent the wheel... but as any other kid never listened
and still don't.....

it's like Religion asking people not to find out how man came into existence as the Book already told...
and it's also like don't improve over it as there is a way to do it by someone very respected.....

now why I suddenly decided to blabber on such a topic where everyone already have there opinion and so.....
again, just trying to re-invent the wheel (else it would remain the multi-gonal irregular shaped)

so, here is a new analogy for people believing in it or not...

no no, I wouldn't discuss about different Genres evolving through centuries... that will be very deep and philosophical..... and also not particularly my area of expertise

would just give some example of same (urdu) poetry sung (not re-mixed) by different legendary (Indian/Pak) singers... and not describe anything as for people capable of forming there own opinion, this much is enough... for others, I don't care

Poetry (Ghazal by Mirza Ghalib) : Har Ek Baat Pe Kehte Ho Tum Ke 'Tu Kya Hai?'
#ing is 7,6,5,4,3,2,1 to give a contemporary, old and back flow

(7.) Papon, KarshKale, MidivalPunditz:

(1.) by Kundan Lal Saigal

(2.) by Lata Mangeshkar

(3.) by Ghulam Ali

(4.) by Aabida Parveen

(5.) by Jagjit Singh