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README.md

Haste Client

Build Status

haste-client is a simple client for uploading data to haste-server. All you do it pipe data in STDIN:

cat file | haste

And once the output makes it to the server, it will print the URL to STDOUT.

This can be really really cool in combination with pbcopy, like:

  • mac osx: cat file | haste | pbcopy
  • linux: cat file | haste | xsel

after which the contents of file will be accessible at a URL which has been copied to your pasteboard.

Installation

gem install haste

Making uploading file contents easier

If you supply a valid file path as argument #1 to the client, it will be uploaded:

# equivelant
cat file | haste
haste file

You can get the raw version

Want the raw URL returned instead? (a plain-text version)?

cat file | haste --raw # or
haste file --raw

Changing the location of your haste server

By default, haste will point at http://hastebin.com. You can change this by setting the value of ENV['HASTE_SERVER'] to the URL of your haste server. You can also use alias to make easy shortcuts if you commonly use a few hastes intermingled with each other. To do that, you'd put something like this into ~.bash_profile:

alias work_haste="HASTE_SERVER=http://something.com haste"

After which you can use work_haste to send hastes to that server instead.

Use as a library

You can also use Haste as a library to upload hastes:

require 'haste'
uploader = Haste::Uploader.new
uploader.upload_raw 'this is my data' # key
uploader.upload_path '/tmp/whaaaa' # key

Windows Support

If you'd like an alternative on Windows that supports functionality similar to pbcopy, check out Aidan Ryan's WinHaste project.

Lightweight Alternative

Han Boetes and @nickthename have contributed a simple shell-script alternative for those not interested in installing a RubyGem:

haste() { a=$(cat); curl -X POST -s -d "$a" http://hastebin.com/documents | awk -F '"' '{print "http://hastebin.com/"$4}'; }

Usage:

cat file.txt | haste

Author

John Crepezzi john.crepezzi@gmail.com

License

(The MIT License)

Copyright © 2011 John Crepezzi

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the ‘Software’), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED ‘AS IS’, WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE

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