macOS Quick Look plugins for JavaScript, Markdown, JSON, …

The repository sindresorhus/quick-look-plugins has gathered a collection of some handy macOS Quick Look Plugins. Pictured above is a quick look preview of a JSON file. Installation of the plugins is possible via Homebrew. sindresorhus/quick-look-plugins → (via Freek, quite some time ago)

Mission Control – Remote Config Utility for iOS, OSX, …

Have you ever wished you could change some config parameter for your app without deploying a new version? Of course you have! Wouldn’t it be great if you had whole config for your app in the cloud and change it as you see fit? Of course it would! Well, go ahead, just put some config […]

Autocomplete git branch name

Turns out it’s possible to enable autocompletion of git branch names when working on the command line. The script can be automatically installed on OS X using these commands: $ curl -G https://raw.github.com/git/git/master/contrib/completion/git-completion.bash > ~/.git-completion.sh $ echo ‘source ~/.git-completion.sh’ >> ~/.bash_profile Don’t forget to re-open any already open Terminal windows. (via @decthomas) UPDATE: I’ve been […]

Napkin for Mac

Napkin is the ultimate tool for concise visual communication. Painlessly annotate images or create diagrams and share the results quickly. Not only does it and the results look good, it also some contains some interesting user interactions. Napkin →

Face Detection on OS X and iOS

Recently I realized that Apple added support for face detection in OS X Lion and iOS 5. Apple’s face detection is exposed through Core Image, the super-useful image manipulation library. Two classes are important: CIDetector and CIFeature (along with its subclass, CIFaceFeature). With a little experimenting one night, I was able to get a sample […]

Zero-config development with Apache’s VirtualDocumentRoot and xip.io

# Use name-based virtual hosting. NameVirtualHost *:80 UseCanonicalName Off # ~/Sites/ vhost configuration – sends foo.bar.dev to ~/Sites/bar/foo <VirtualHost *:80> VirtualDocumentRoot /Users/dave/Sites/%2/%1 <Directory "/Users/dave/Sites"> Options Indexes FollowSymLinks MultiViews AllowOverride All Order allow,deny Allow from all </Directory> </VirtualHost> What that VirtualDocumentRoot does is map the above company and project to the %2 and %1 variables, respectively. […]