Snow Leopard Services: Set ZIP File Date

November 22, 2009

With Mac OS 10.6 Snow Leopard, you can create a system service to compress files or folders and set the ZIP file modification date to the date of the contents.

Apple Xserve Field Guide

November 25, 2008

Apple has released the Xserve Field Guide, a web app for service technicians that need quick access to server maintenance information during on-site repairs.

Building Apple Help with OmniOutliner

October 9, 2008

William Van Hecke, Omni Group’s User Experience Lead has released Helpify, a Python script that turns OmniOutliner files into Apple Help books.

VMware Fusion 2.0 and CVSNT

September 18, 2008

VMware released its Mac virtualization product with an extremely annoying incompatibility — it won’t work properly with Windows systems running CVSNT.

iChm Adds Index Search

September 4, 2008

Keeping up the pace of nearly weekly releases, iChm Version 1.3 now allows you to search the index.

iChm Adds Index Support

August 27, 2008

Shortly after the release of iChm 1.1.1, Robin Lu has responded to popular demand and updated his CHM Reader for Mac OS X with support for indexes.

Sharing DITA-OT in OS X & Boot Camp

January 14, 2008

How to use a single installation of the DITA Open Toolkit on your Windows partition to generate output from either operating system environment.

CHM Viewers for Mac OS

October 24, 2007

A handful of open source & shareware apps provide Mac users access to Windows help files in the Compiled HTML Help (CHM) format.

Automator Workflow: Set ZIP File Date

October 18, 2007

When you compress a file or folder in the Finder via the Create Archive command, a ZIP file is created using the current date as modification date.

CTRL-clicking in VMware Fusion

October 10, 2007

If you Enable Mac OS keyboard shortcuts option in VMware Fusion, Mac keys are passed on to the VM, but you can still send the CTRL key if you need to.

SCPlugin — Subversion Client for Mac

August 28, 2007

There’s now a Mac equivalent for TortoiseSVN: SCPlugin is a free, open-source utility that displays the status of your version-controlled files in the Finder.


August 24, 2007

A new system-wide Mac OS X service converts Markdown to XHTML (and vice versa) with keyboard shortcuts.

Versions: New Mac OS X Subversion client

June 18, 2007

The interface artists at Sofa are working on a new Mac OS X Subversion client called Versions, which is due out for public beta release “any moment.”