Tutorial on how to have launchd automatically run scripts (such as rysnc) when USB devices are plugged in, automated backup when a USB drive is plugged in for example.
Tutorial on how to set up OSX to automatically backup when a USB drive is plugged in. Neat.
Oustanding little introduction to npm and how to use it. One trick, give your user access to /usr/local/ or /usr/lib/node_modules/ so npm doesn't need sudo. Nice.
Scripts to auto install node.js on Ubuntu. Includes a few handy dependencies, etc. Neat.
How to save usernames / passwords so bazaar doesn't ask for them every time. Handy.
Tools to automate and track the success of repetitive emails. Insteads of copying / pasting the same pitches in email, use tout and track response, opens, clicks, etc on all the different templates. $30/month for 1 user, $50 for 3, $100 for 10.
On premises cloud computing platform, with an open source angle. Don't fully understand it.
A platform to manage cloud computing resources, deployments, and so on. Essentially a simplified front end for AWS as far as I can make out.
A script to set up and deploy django servers. Hat tip rob.
An interface to create jobs on Amazon Mechanical Turk (jobs are called HIT, Human Intelligence Tasks). Provides tools to enhance the functionality of mturk. Unsure of pricing model.
Put simply, Puppet is a system for automating system administration tasks. It's a language to define services, nodes, dependencies, and so on. Then it handles the "realisation" or "execution" of those definitions across multiple platforms, etc.
twill is a simple language that allows users to browse the Web from a command-line interface. With twill, you can navigate through Web sites that use forms, cookies, and most standard Web features.