In this short article I’m going to show you how to setup Apache on macOS using Docker. Why use Docker? macOS includes a build in Apache server, but whereas in days’ past you could easily enable it with a simple checkbox, nowadays you need a bit of Apache knowledge to activate it. I’m not sure … Continue reading Apache on a Mac Using Docker
Nothing inspires a short blog writing like the “Eureka!” moment you get when something which was evading you clicks into place. I’ve been using Z-Shell for a while now as my primary shell of choice. However, I usually write my shell scripts in Bash. Occasionally I come across a situation where I have a shell … Continue reading IFS and Z-Shell
It's always fun to try and hack iOS' interface without being able to jailbreak. For example, can you do this with your home screen? Well, with a bit of command line magic you now can.
One thing I like to do periodically is clear out old apps I never use. Thanks to Hazel, we can automate the tagging of apps that haven't been used in a while. This makes it easier to see which apps we might want to uninstall from our system. We can achieve this by applying 3 rules … Continue reading Using Hazel to Isolate Unused Apps
Yes, I'm still raving about Workflow. As a testimony to its flexibility, I was able to use it fix some missing functionality in Stache, another app I've recently discovered. The problem is that Stache is meant to provide a share sheet extension to store the current web page. For some reason, this works in Safari, and even … Continue reading Workflow as a Bandage for Another App
Yesterday, I noticed my Mac wasn't connecting to the App Store. I couldn't log in, and my attempts met with a "Connection Failed" error. All the tabs produced blank pages. Even running Software Update from the command line was failing: $ softwareupdate -vl Software Update Tool Copyright 2002-2012 Apple Inc. Finding available software The network … Continue reading Yosemite App Store Connection Issues Over WiFi