How to display the full path in a Visual Studio title bar. The hint works with the latest version as well. Essential if you work with versioning or backups or the like.
Salesforce CEO on the iPad. When the iPad was released I immediately thought it would be the ideal system for Salesforce users.
Batch append notes to Address Book
Combining mdfind (Spotlight) and grep. Very clever script to speed up significantly complex greping across numerous files.
With Snow Leopard my Credit Card reader stopped working. Someone referred me to this tech note. Sounds like you just delete /Library/Preferences/com.apple.keyboardtype.plist, reboot and reconnect the device. I’ll be trying this tomorrow. Fingers crossed. If I get it working I’ll update my credit card scanning scripts.
OSX Hints has a must read post on how to disable a LCC plugin to fix a Safari tab display problem. This is the best OSX Hint ever! I’d been batting my head against this one for months. I had blamed at various times both Glims and ClicktoFlash. I even uninstalled all plugins with no [...]
Yeah I know that, outside of the sideblog, I’ve not posted much the past couple of weeks. Sorry it’s just been ridiculously busy. There’s a TON I want to post on – and on solid scripts not just commentary. So don’t get impatient. A lot of good stuff is coming.
Taking action when a volume is mounted. Nice tip I’d not considered for Folder actions. I need to start using them more.
FileMaker 11 Review. I’m still trying to decide if I get this.
Changing Terminal colors with an ssh session. Good idea actually. I need to script Terminal more.
Detextify – draw pictures of characters to get the LaTeX symbol command. Now if only there was something like this for Unicode symbols.
Online Graph Theory book with Sage examples. Sage is a Python based Mathematica like programming that is free. It’s not as nice as Mathematica, but has that price advantage. (HT: PG12)
Macs cost less to support. I wonder if these stats are biased by the types of people who get Macs in business. If all secretaries and the likes had Macs would there really be fewer support calls? On the other hand the dreaded virus and malware issues might be behind a lot.
Using Samba and smb.conf. Yeah most of you probably knew this, but it’s helpful for others.keep looking »