Archive for the 'AppleScript' Category

Apple’s Script

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2008

Like the rest of the Mac nerd world, I saw the announcement of SquirrelFish as very promising and inspiring news. The WebKit team has redesigned its JavaScript parser, emphasizing speed performance by switching from a parsed-tree system to a bytecode-interpreted system. The result is a much faster system that apparently offers the promise of even […]

Safari Link Exposer

Tuesday, May 13th, 2008

I think that for any business with an internet presence, an important part of running and growing that business is being astutely aware of your surroundings. In particular, that means recognizing when people on the internet are talking about you, and responding to or engaging them when it’s appropriate. Typically when a person on the […]

Find Gremlins With BBEdit

Tuesday, February 26th, 2008

MarsEdit has a little shortcoming that can cause a vexing situation from time to time. It takes what you type or paste into it a bit too literally. So if you flub up at the keyboard and make some wacky keystrokes, you might end up with a weird “invisible character” in your blog post. What […]

Usable Keychain Update

Monday, January 7th, 2008

Some time ago I shared a free AppleScript interface I put together for accessing the Mac OS X keychain with some degree of speed and grace. The download, named “Usable Keychain Scripting” was my frustrated response to the more or less completely unusable Keychain Scripting interface in Mac OS X. Usable Keychain Scripting was awesome, […]