Archive for the “Tools/Utilities” category

ScreenSteps – Part 1

by john on March 21, 2008

One aspect of my day job is developer relations for Mojax, an application framework for building mobile applications. Screencasts have been helpful to demonstrate various aspects of the platform and tools. I currently use iShowU for creating screencasts. This is (…)

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Mass Rename File Extensions

by john on March 19, 2008

I recently had to rename somewhere in the neighborhood of 100+ files as I was moving code from one platform to another. Obviously, I was looking for a quick solution, and what follows is the shell (Bash) script that I (…)

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MacPorts Package Manager

by john on March 10, 2008

MacPorts is a package manager that makes it easy to download and install open source software on Mac OS X.

Fink Package Manager

by john on March 7, 2008

Fink is a package manager for Mac OS X to install and manage unix tools, from ant to wget.

Clipboard Manager

by john on March 6, 2008

If you need a free clipboard manager for the Mac, check out Jumpcut.

Alias Command

by john on March 6, 2008

Introduction to using the alias command in a Mac OS X terminal.