Clone all your gists locally with R
I really like gists as a quick way to include more lengthly code snippets into my blog posts. However, I am not a git user as such, and so I was quite concerned when I noticed that all my gists on this blog had vanished after Christmas. I suppose this was a result of Github's downtime on December 22nd.
Thankfully an email to the support guys at Github resolved the issue within a few hours. Still, I thought it might be a good idea to download my gists locally.
I can see all my gists as a JSON file online here:
Thus, I downloaded the file and thanks to the RJSONIO package I was able to clone all my gists locally with a few lines of R:
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