Category Archives: Mac

Efficient Exception Debugging with Xcode 4

When dealing with Objective-C exceptions while developing Cocoa applications, you might not know where the error happened. Calling -[NSMutableDictionary setObject:forKey:] with an nil object will output an error message in the console¬†(*** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value (key: … Continue reading

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SiteCapture v1.2.1 Released

I just released SiteCapture v1.2.1 which has following changes: 64bit support on Intel Macs Feature to reveal the destination folder in the Finder Enhanced image quality for PDF thumbnails SiteCapture now requires Mac OS X v10.5 Leopard. Grab it at … Continue reading

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Introducing WebKitTool

WebKitTool is a simple command line tool using Apple’s WebKit framework¬†for converting web pages to PDF- or image files. When creating PDFs, you can either create one page containing the whole web page or multiple pages, landscape or portrait. Examples … Continue reading

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Introducing PDFKitTool

PDFKitTool is a simple command line interface to Apple’s PDF Kit framework. With it, you can manipulate PDF documents. It can combine several documents into one or burst multipage documents into multiple single-paged documents. Examples Combining multiple documents and storing … Continue reading

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Size Comparison: new 27″ iMac vs old 24″ iMac

It’s intresting to see that the new 27″ iMac is nearly as tall as the old 24″ model.

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SiteCapture 1.2 Released

I just released SiteCapture v1.2 and made it Freeware! New features include: Full-size captures now contain the full height of a page. When multiple URLs only differ in their query string, the file names of the images won’t collide anymore. … Continue reading

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SiteCapture 1.1 Released

I just released SiteCapture v1.1 with following enhancements: Added the ability to specify a delay for pages which have a build animation (like many Flash-based sites). The Automator Action will no be listed under the category “Internet”. White spaces before … Continue reading

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Make /opt invisible

Say you installed MacPorts on Mac OS X Leopard (client) and now there is a new folder called “opt” in the root level of the startup disk. To make it invisible in the Finder (but not in Terminal), enter the … Continue reading

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Copying Tables from Safari to Numbers

Recently I wanted to copy parts of an HTML table from Safari to Numbers. Instead of getting an approximate copy where the HTML cells match the ones in Numbers, I got a list of all table cells in one column. … Continue reading

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SiteCapture 1.0.2 Released

Just a quick post to let everyone know that SiteCapture 1.0.2 was released yesterday. It is a minor release with following changes: Added the ability to edit an address of the ‘Own list’ by double-clicking the address row. Changed the … Continue reading

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