Testing Socket Connections Programmatically

Often we have to use “telnet remotehost.somewhere.com 80” to test if a remote socket connection can be established.  This is fine for one time tests but can be a problem when it comes time to test a number of connections – especially if we want to test them programmatically from a script.  Perl to the […]

Simple Ruby Twitter Client – Tweet [Ruby]

This is my simple, Ruby based Twitter client using Curl designed for UNIX systems like Linux, Mac OSX, FreeBSD, Solaris, etc.  The only requirements are Curl and Ruby. In order to use Tweet, simply copy all of the included code into your favourite text editor (I use vi) and save as ‘Tweet’.  Don’t forget to […]