Being a nerd I love keyboard shortcuts. Because of this, when using a Mac I use Spotlight extensively. I use Spotlight as a calculator, for word definitions, and most frequently, to launch applications and find files. One of the many changes in OS X Lion is a change in Spotlight is that it no longer displays the path to a file on… Continue reading "What Happened to File Paths in Lion’s Spotlight Results?"
Here’s a fun infographic comparing Apple, the company to apples, the fruit. A few of my favorite points: China produces 44% of the world’s apples and 100% of the world’s Apples the average apple weighs about the same as an Apple iPhone 4s (5oz. versus 4.9oz.) an iphone 4s is 33.6% glass Thanks to MBA Online for putting this one… Continue reading "Apples to Apple: Fun and Interesting Infographic"
I recently installed node.js on a Mac running OSX 10.7.2 and these were the steps I followed at the command line. Git and Xcode were already installed on the machine so this assumes they are already present. git clone git://github.com/ry/node.git cd node ./configure make sudo make install You can test that node is installed by running a simple program such… Continue reading "Installing node.js on Mac OSX"
When entering long commands in the terminal, making changes or fixing mistakes in the middle of the command can slow you down. Moving your cursor over one character at a time to get the to point where the change is needed takes too much time! Fortunately on a Mac you can actually use your mouse to position the cursor wherever… Continue reading "Command Line Tip: Position Cursor with the Mouse"