How to Stream Your iTunes Music Over the Internet

Update: Want to stream your iTunes music over the internet? Try Highwire! It streams your iTunes library and a whole lot more :-) I keep all of my iTunes music stored on a Drobo attached to an Airport at home. This frees up valuable space on my laptop and lets me...

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Too Soon

I think everyone has a core group of artists they grew up listening to — that made an indelible mark on...

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Dial a Phone Number Using Grand Central and PHP

If you're lucky enough to have a Grand Central account, here's a quick PHP class that will login to your account and dial a phone number. This is probably one of the more random bits of code I've ever written, but I think it's useful. <?PHP $gc =...

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Cornerstone SVN Client for Mac

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Let Google Do The Work For You

One of the major challenges in web scraping is figuring out which page to scrape in the first place. Here's a scenario: Say you need to pull some information for the film 30 Days of Night off IMDB. It would be great if you knew in advance what the URL...

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PHP

Sort Apple Mail Messages Using the Keyboard

I don't know how I ever missed this Apple Mail plugin, but you absolutely have to give MsgFiler a try if you're a heavy keyboard user. It lets you move messages into any folder in your mailbox using only the keyboard. Press ⌘9 to pull up a TextMate-like list of your...

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Introducing Appcaster + OpenFeedback

Today I'm proud to announce the release of two new open source projects: Appcaster and OpenFeedback. I've been working on them off and on for over nine months, so I'm very excited to finally see them out the door. Appcaster, which I've written about before, is a web-based dashboard for indie...

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Scraping IMDB With PHP

For an upcoming project, I need to pull in metadata about movies and TV shows — genres, plot summaries, actors, etc. The de-facto source is, of course, IMDB. Unfortunately, they're behind the times and don't offer an API to access their data. (At least not one that I've ever found.) So,...

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Two Weeks With Drobo

So it's been two weeks since my Drobo arrived from Amazon. I'm sure they're selling like hotcakes, but I don't personally know anyone else with one — I figured I might as well gather my thoughts and post a review. Hopefully this will give a good overview if you're not...

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Backups Reviews

Quickly Evaluate Your Referral Links

Clever solution from Daniel Jalkut of Red Sweater Software to speed up reading...

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