Getting Started with macOS Programming in Swift June 23, 2020, 1:57 p.m.

In this post we are going to see the basics of a macOS app through the creation of a simple, but at the same time useful for many developers app: A font viewer that will let us choose font families and it will be displaying the PostScript names of the available fonts.

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Lingon Dec. 28, 2019, 9:10 p.m.

Lingon lets you run things automatically by modifying configuration files for the system function called launchd. This means that you can also edit or remove jobs created by other apps. And the system handles running the jobs in the background so you don’t need to have Lingon open after you have saved your job.

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SnapRuler Sept. 12, 2014, 9 a.m.

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Using Slate April 19, 2014, 10:14 p.m.

Guide to using the Slate window manager for OSX.

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Symbolicator Aug. 23, 2011, 2:54 p.m.

A command-line tool to make crash logs readable.

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Creative Tech Session Videos Sept. 17, 2010, 7:51 a.m.

Videos of all the sessions from Creative Tech 2010 in Auckland.

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Arq July 16, 2010, 11:44 a.m.

Amazon S3 backup software.

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Autorelease is Fast June 29, 2010, 10:13 a.m.

Using autorelease in Cocoa / Objective C.

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Accessorizer June 18, 2010, 10:04 a.m.

Code completion extension for X Code.

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Geeklets April 25, 2010, 5:07 p.m.

Geektool scripts.

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Automount Samba Shares in Snow Leopard Feb. 9, 2010, 10:50 a.m.

A way of mounting Samba shares in Snow Leopard that does not depend on the login process. This method auto-mounts a share when it is accessed.

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Search Address Book from Terminal Feb. 3, 2010, 6:26 p.m.

Example of using sqlite to query the addressbook database.

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ImageSnap Jan. 26, 2010, 11:56 p.m.

Capture images from iSight and other sources from the command line.

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BookBook Jan. 22, 2010, 3:42 p.m.

Laptop case disguised as a leather bound book.

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icalBuddy Jan. 2, 2010, 1:08 p.m.

icalBuddy is a command-line utility that can be used to get lists of items (i.e. events and tasks/todos) from the OS X calendar database.

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Masters of the Void Dec. 26, 2009, 2:35 p.m.

Masters of the Void is a tutorial for Macintosh users interested in learning to program their Macintosh using Xcode and the C programming language. It assumes no prior knowledge of programming.

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Create bootable USB Dec. 24, 2009, 10:41 a.m.

Instructions for building a bootable USB from an .iso on various platforms.

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iphonelogd Dec. 6, 2009, 2:25 p.m.

A Ruby script that will read your iPhone's call log and copy the calls into an iCal calendar.

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Managing UI Complexity Oct. 3, 2009, 1:09 p.m.

Detailed essay on complexity issues in user interface design.

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Explanation of Leopard NetBIOS July 24, 2009, 11:10 a.m.

Excellent guide to troubleshooting windows file and printer sharing in Leopard.

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