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 is converted through soda pdf which 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 … 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