Posts tagged as 'Software'

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
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

2010
31
Jul

Really?

Really? I have to restart my computer for 6Kb?

2010
24
May

How To Resolve MySQL Not Starting In MAMP

I use MAMP daily. I love MAMP. I recently discovered how truly awesome MAMP Pro is too. But that’s a story for another time. I recently upgraded from MAMP 1.8.4 to 1.9. When I got MAMP 1.9 installed I started the servers. Apache came up but MySQL didn’t want to. I tried shutting down both … Continue reading

2010
09
Mar

Menu Items

I guess I never noticed it, but I have a lot of menu icons! In order from left to right is: Adium Waveboard Tweetie BetterTouchTool Alfred Dropbox Google Notifier – Calendar Google Notifier – GMail Caffeine MobileMe Sync Time Machine Bluetooth Wireless Audio/Volume Time Spotlight Check out a screenshot of all of them on my … Continue reading

2010
01
Jan

BetterTouchTool

When I first updated to Snow Leopard I was using a Logitech mouse. But I kept having problems with it. Some of the time it would read my single clicks as double clicks. So if I was selecting a bunch of files to be deleted, it would then open them all up. It became very … Continue reading