Web Services

Quick links: ‘Multicolr’ image search and Git Immersion

A couple of really great quick links I’m sharing today: one’s a really cool tool that can help you find images based on a certain color palette; the other’s a great beginners tutorial for the Git version control system.

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Tools: Uptime Robot

Having recently been on a bit of an uptime monitoring quest for a client, I started looking around the different web-based services dedicated to this purpose. Having gone through the usual batch: Pingdom, Mon.itor.us, Are My Sites Up? and several others, I quickly came to the realization that if you’re looking for a free uptime monitoring service you have to have a pretty damn good reason to not go with Uptime Robot.

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Amazon S3 batch editing metadata

I’ve recently had cause to start using S3 on a personal project, and while for the most part, I couldn’t be happier, there is one thing that is irritated more than I thought it would. Namely, you can’t batch edit meta-data for files from within the native AWS console.

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