June 2019

Reviving an Old Mac App

Uncategorized Jun 22, 2019

A long time ago, on a Mac far, far away… In 2011 I had an idea for a tiny little Mac app called CommandQ. I’m a terrible touch-typist and it just so happens that on U.S. style keyboard layouts, the Q and W keys are right next to each other. That means I’d often press ⌘W to close a window…

The Mac Won’t Be Sherlocked

Uncategorized Jun 10, 2019

With last week’s WWDC news announcing that Catalyst (Marzipan) is now an official thing, there have been a metric crap-ton of Twitter Hot Takes™ declaring UIKit the one true way forward. I’m not going to debate that. Instead, I just want to point out that not everything in computing revolves around a 44pt tap target by highlighting a few amazing…

Automatically backup up the full contents of your Pinboard (and Pocket) bookmarks in DEVONthink

Uncategorized Jun 07, 2019

This is a followup to my post last week about archiving your existing Pinboard bookmarks into DEVONthink. I wanted to clarify two points and also explain the new workflow I’ve setup to automatically archive any new websites I bookmark – whether in Pinboard or Pocket. Anyway, here’s what I’m doing now. With all of my previous bookmarks safely archived in…