May 2013 Archives

twinkle twinkle catalyst

I'm developing under Catalyst and am using the Catalyst test server that is running on my local machine and is reloading every time I'm saving changes to the source tree. This is a cool feature, but I have to wait in front of the browser until the application is loaded full and can answer http requests; if I hit F5 in the browser before it is up and running I get a connection refused error and have to hit it again.

Finally I got tired of that and wrote this little hack that shows a load indicator on my ubuntu desktop. Th…

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