misc

Regular Expression

A regular expression is a group of characters or symbols which is used to find a specific pattern in a text. a string literal is the simplest possible regular expression. "str" would match str(s followed by t, followed by r). regular expression are generally case sensitive Meta Characters special characters. does not mean anything on their own. some meta character have different meaning when written inside square bracket meta char desc .

Using Github Profile Readme as 'Twitter-like' Feed

I had this weird idea of using GitHub profile README as Twitter-like(well, Mastodon TBH) feed! There was no specific reason for doing so. I roughly thought it would boost my Mastodon profile(which is quite new at the moment) reach. Another reason was to see how far I could go with limited tools (as Github ReadMe does not support JavaScript yet). Generating those Cards There was only one thing to figure out.