Archive for the “Tools/Utilities” category
by john on November 25, 2013
From jot man page: The jot utility is used to print out increasing, decreasing, random, or redundant data, usually numbers, one per line. I use jot within bash to provide sequences of both numbers and text, the later is really (…)
by john on November 20, 2013
Tae Won Ha is the author of QMind: Qmind is a mind mapping app for your Mac which is meant to be compatible to FreeMind. Full Objective-C source code is included.
by john on November 13, 2013
cURL: Curl is a command line tool for transferring data specified with URL syntax. libcurl is the library curl is using to do its job. cURL is an awesome tool for talking to web-services via the command line. You can (…)
by john on November 12, 2013
Phabricator is an open source collection of tools for: reviewing and auditing code; browsing repositories; tracking bugs; hiding stuff from coworkers; and also some other things. so features; such applications; In addition to the GUI interface, there are command line (…)
by john on November 1, 2013
As a guy who spends much of his time in a terminal, this looks interesting… James Berry: tag is a command line tool to manipulate tags on Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks files, and to query for files with those (…)
by john on October 30, 2013
Bill Phillips of Big Nerd Ranch presents a short intro to AWK: If I’m hacking together something on the command line, chances are good that I’m using AWK for some part of it. There are plenty of great resources on (…)
by john on February 23, 2009
I’ve been on the hunt for an open source screen cature tool for the Mac. I finally found what I was looking for, a tool that in which you can specify the exact size of the capture window. Let me (…)
by john on May 22, 2008
Chmox is a chm viewer for Mac OS X.
by john on May 21, 2008
I recently bumped into a clever tool for soliciting debugging help. Pastebin is a web-app where you upload a snippet of code for others to review. Viewers can makes changes and suggestions to the code in a separate window. There (…)
by john on May 6, 2008
I continue to find the Preview application to be a handy little tool. It’s not that Preview supports an enormous feature set for working with images, as much as each time over the last few months that I’ve look to (…)
by john on April 11, 2008
I’ve covered some of the basics for working with ScreenFlow in the two previous posts. At this point I want to show you a non-conventional way that I use screencasts on a regular basis. What I am referring to is (…)
by john on April 8, 2008
This is the second post in a series that demonstrates the features of ScreenFlow, a powerful application for creating screencasts.
by john on April 7, 2008
ScreenFlow is an application for creating screencasts. This first post in a series show the basics for creating and editing videos.
by john on April 2, 2008
Screencast to demonstrate using NetBeans, Ruby and rb-appscript together to control scriptable applications on Mac OS X.
by john on March 31, 2008
Revisiting where I left off in ScreenSteps Part 1, I had an interest to try the export to blog feature, for obvious reasons. When you chose to export to a blog, the content you create in ScreenSteps is uploaded to (…)
by john on March 28, 2008
Copy path from Finder to clipboard, including drag and drop support for folders within the Finder window.
by john on March 27, 2008
Show how to copy the path of Finder into the clipboard.
by john on March 25, 2008
Must have utility of for quickly opening a terminal from within Finder on Mac OS X.