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iOS tips: @synchronized

Post by Steve Vlaminck

If you’re just getting started with threading in Objective-C, it won’t be long before you’ll need to make some thread-safe modifications to objects. One of the many useful tools that Objective-C gives us is the @synchronized directive. From the documentation: … Continue reading

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Make Gmail a (better) standalone app without Fluid or Safari

Post by Ben Edwards

If you are like me you use Gmail and love it. You also use a Mac and have found Firefox has started to become too bloated and slow to use for accessing your Gmail. For a while now I have … Continue reading

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SSH tab completion tip

Post by Jesse O'Neill-Oine

MacOSXHints.com has a sweet little tip to get tab completion for ssh. Just enter the following line at the bottom of your .bash_profile script for tab completing goodness. complete -W “$(echo `cat ~/.ssh/known_hosts | cut -f 1 -d ‘ ‘ … Continue reading

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Field tab order in Firefox in OS X

Post by Ben Edwards

Only a couple things have bothered me during this past year’s transition to OS X. One of them has been Firefox’s issues with tabbing through form fields. Specifically, how it can tab through text fields and textareas but not dropdown … Continue reading

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