A shell console with GUI features
A fork of Homebrew for Linux
A pure-ruby code highlighter that is compatible with pygments
A platform for community discussion. Free, open, simple.
Simple OData Library for Ruby
Rack middleware for blocking & throttling
A ruby client for the Salesforce REST api.
Fingerprint is a simple tool that can be used to verify the contents of a directory.
Be lazy. Let Maid clean up after you, based on rules you define. Think of it as "Hazel for hackers".
Practice makes perfect, as they say, and there’s no doubt about it. Developing open source projects gives you tons of opportunities to focus on what you find most interesting, or give you a break from your everyday job tasks.
Of course, you’ll probably focus on a project that you’re also are in need of. Mixing work with pleasure, as they say, is not a bad idea.
Your input could be used by thousands of people. Doesn’t that make you feel good? Either way, at least you learned something along the way and you’ll probably end up with some good contributor karma!