Web excursions are select bookmarks from Brett's travels around the internet. You can see them all on Pinboard. Visit the bookmarks page for previous Excursions.

Web Excursions for September 18, 2017

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Paste for Mac 25% off
If you don’t have a clipboard manager yet, Paste is great. Unlimited clipboard history, pinboard views with previews, and a lot more. 25% off right now.
Sublime Text 3
So Sublime 3 is finally official. I’ve been using it in beta for long enough that this isn’t a huge deal, but despite Atom having a larger developer community, I’ve stuck with Sublime primarily because it’s stable, it has every package I need, and it’s not an Electron app.
A really nice version of Monokai for Sublime Text 3. I found a link in the description to ColorSchemeUnit which looks like a great unit testing tool for those publishing Sublime themes.
0k/shyaml: YAML for command line
Probably because of my Jekyll usage and Ruby in general, I’ve taken to creating most configuration files in YAML instead of JSON. Parsing it from a bash script has always been a pain, though…
This will only be of interest to VW and Audi owners who happen to enjoy saving a ton of money by getting their hands dirty. But seriously, with cheap replacement parts and detailed tutorial videos, I’ve already saved over $1000 over taking my aging TT to a mechanic. (And that’s not even including the money that Harold Kachelmyer helped me save on a clutch replacement…)
FLAC to MP3 Mac - Convert FLAC to MP3 Format on Mac OS
A macOS app for speedy conversion of FLAC to MP3 and other audio formats.