Download A File and wget
Using the cURL package isn't the only way to download a file. You can also use the wget command to download any URL.
The Bash Script
wget https://davidwalsh.name/ -O davidwalsh.name.txt
I'm guessing that wget and cURL aren't the only ways to download a file, but these are two easy ways to do so.
Also, look forward to more posts featuring wget -- it has a plethora of uses!
One of my favorite social APIs was the Open Graph API adopted by Facebook. Adding just a few META tags to each page allowed links to my article to be styled and presented the way I wanted them to, giving me a bit of control...
We've always been able to create links with protocols other than the usual HTTP, like mailto, skype, irc ,and more; they're an excellent convenience to visitors. With mobile phone browsers having become infinitely more usable, we can now extend that convenience to phone numbers: