Archive for category 'Mac'

Apple Mac

2011
06
Nov

Add a digital signature to a PDF using Preview

Apple always builds all kinds of hidden things into their stuff. Today I had to sign a contract. The contract was sent over as a PDF. I really didn’t want to print it, sign it, and mail or fax it back or rescan it and email it back. I don’t have a scanner and I … Continue reading

2011
18
Jul

Setting Up Virtual Hosts in Zend Server CE on OS X

What is a virtual host? Virtual hosting is a method for hosting multiple domain names on a computer using a single IP address. Shared hosting uses this same method for all of the sites they host. Aren’t those URLs you use in Zend Server getting pretty ugly? Would you like to change http://localhost/my/awesome/website into http://www.super-awesome.local … Continue reading

2011
16
Jul

Installing Zend Server CE on OS X: A Guide For the Terminal Timid

I use MAMP Pro both at home and at work for development. It quick, it’s easy and I really don’t have to fiddle with it a lot after it is set up. It’s perfect for me. At work we have a project to be built with Codeigniter sitting on a Linux machine but we wanted … Continue reading

2011
04
Apr
2011
03
Apr

Mercurial .hgignore file

If you are using Mercurial, there is this handy file in your repository root called .hgignore. This is a file that keeps track of all of the files that should not be tracked by Mercurial. For example, log files or cache files should not be committed to repositories. I do a lot of work with … Continue reading

2011
17
Feb

96336 Minutes

Only 66 more days before Entourage automatically checks for more email…