quotefm-node, Pin, Boots

30 Apr 2012 | By Alex Young | Tags node modules

quotefm-node

quotefm-node (License: MIT, npm: quotefm) by Enno Boland is a module for working with the QUOTE.fm API. It can be used to get recommendations, articles, and user information back from the service.

The module includes some good documentation, and the QUOTE.fm API documentation is also easy to follow as well.

Pin

Pin (License: MIT, npm: pin) by Veselin Todorov is a small module for uptime monitoring:

pin('http://google.com/')
  .interval(10000) // in ms
  .up(function(response) {
      console.log(response);
   })
  .down(function(error, response) {
    console.log(error, response);
  });

The chainable API also allows HTTP headers to be set.

Boots

Boots (GitHub: jgallen23 / boots, npm: boots) by Greg Allen is a command-line utility for building custom Bootstrap asset files.

If .less files are passed to it then a CSS file will be generated:

boots --js bootstrap-modal.js,bootstrap-tooltip.js --css modals.less,tooltip.less -o public/bootstrap

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