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Run shell scripts from the macOS Services menu

If you're a macOS / OS X developer and use utilities like Sass or Compass I've created a simple way to launch them from bash files using the Finder.

Five reasons to start using Swift

Apple's Swift programming language looks great, but learning it would require a big time investment squeezed into an already busy schedule. So why do it?

Create a favicon using PNG images

Using the free ImageMagick utility, you can create multi-resolution favicon.ico files with PNG images. Here's how.

How to make bootable OS X Yosemite USB flash drives and other media

How do you erase your Mac hard drive and install OS X Yosemite without a startup disk or using recovery mode? You need a bootable OS X Yosemite installer. Here's how to make one.

Configure Espresso 2 to syntax highlight Sass files

Modifying the OS X app Espresso 2 to support syntax highlighting of Sass files is an easy chore. Just modify the existing CSS plugin to recognize the Sass file extensions ‘sass’ and ‘scss’.

Working with hidden files in OS X

If you've ever had to edit a hidden system file in OS X, like the *hosts* file (for adding custom domain names to your local machine), it's easy to find and open these files from any application.

The best file compression app to use in OS X

There are a plethora of great file compression tools for OS X, including the built-in Archive Utility.

Set the creation and modification date of a file in OS X using the terminal

Sometimes you have to change the date of a file, for example, when you edit old images in your personal photo library, the date will change to the current one.

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