I created the following script which saves a few seconds of switching to a terminal and typing grunt on each change to my source files. [crayon-5d2f13d83961a482709596/] I can just leave this running in a terminal window and glance at the output to make sure there were no errors.
When I save a screenshot on my systems, it doesn’t try to automatically crush/minify the PNG. Here’s how on a Mac I’ve added a context menu item for images to crush them. This can help save storage space or make web pages load faster. Ensure you have pngquant installed. Other tools may work for you,
Most of the time when I insert an SD card into the slot on my mid-2014 Macbook Pro, it mounts in read-only mode and I don’t notice until I try to delete a file. When that happens, the option to “Move to Trash” is missing. After checking that the tiny sliding switch on the side
Tunnelblick is an awesome OpenVPN client, which I have been using a lot lately on my Mac. I had a problem where it would connect the first time just fine, but then would never reconnect; it would seem to hang while trying to handshake with the server. I could get it to work again if
I would really like to rid myself of Dropbox, but all the alternatives I’ve tried are too bloated, beta- or alpha-quality stage, too complicated to set up, or just plain don’t do what Dropbox does (minus the sharing stuff, which I don’t care about). I don’t want btsync, it’s closed-source. Seafile is too complicated, and
I recently skimmed a paper showing the success of attacking the security of various password database file formats. The only one which withstood both the passive and active attacks was the Password Safe format.
I’ve written about Locamatic before, and while it’s good at what it does, there are some definite drawbacks. For one, the most recent version is alpha quality and stated for use on Mountain Lion since prior versions won’t work anymore on a newer system. But as of this writing, Mountain Lion was two major releases
Seil is a very cool utility for key re-mapping / enabling international keys on a Mac. I wanted to re-map the mostly useless Caps Lock key to Esc, which I use constantly in vi. If you’re a regular vi user, you know exactly what I’m talking about. Now I just have to develop the muscle
I had some directories named in the format of “Jul 18, 2012”. Thanks, iPhoto export, but no thanks. [crayon-5d2f13d839d18540526794/] Note: gdate is GNU date after doing homebrew install coreutils.
[crayon-5d2f13d839e08345397042/] When I ping fujipi, it reports the correct IP – it’s in my hosts file! For the record, the host key should not have changed.