Monthly Archives: March 2014

Drupal Quick Tip: Easier “Archive” Filtering

I was working on a project today where we needed to show an archive of announcement nodes. The sidebar had to show a listing of months like this: This is easy to accomplish by using the default Archive view that

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Keyboard Maestro – Simple GUI for a Command-line App

Keyboard Maestro is now an integral part of my workflow throughout the day. I’ve found one particularly helpful use for it is to build very simple GUIs for command-line applications. In the example here I am showing how I use

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Keyboard Maestro – Directory Prompt

Keyboard Maestro seems to have every option I can possibly think of, with the exception of “Prompt the user for a directory” or “Prompt the user for a file”. It is entirely possible I’m just missing it. Here’s how I

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Chrome Extension: Hulu Easy Pop Out

In an earlier post, I mentioned that I had been frustrated with the Hulu user interface. The player window, by default, is just too large. Also it takes a few too many clicks to get to the Pop Out player.

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Finally Happy with an IDE

I’ve been using VimĀ (yes, their website is painful) almost exclusively as a tool for writing code since 2008. I’ve had many people tell me the benefits of using a good IDE, but have never felt comfortable leaving Vim (and leaving

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Keyboard Maestro – Star current track in Spotify

I was exploring my options for starring the current track in spotify, but was coming up short. There is some work on some alfred workflows, but they either required a premium membership, or didn’t seem solid. It’d be nice to

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Keyboard Maestro

I’ve recently begun working with Keyboard Maestro and I’ve got to say, it’s one of the best applications I’ve ever used on a Mac. I’m always excited to automate things, though usually with Python scripts. I rarely used Automator because

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