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I'm Dave, and I love Objective-C.

My Projects:

  • DDMathParser - a library for parsing NSString objects as mathematical expressions and evaluating them
  • CHCSVParser - a library for reading and writing CSV files
  • DDUnitConverter - a simple library for converting between units
  • StackKit - a framework for using the StackExchange API.

If you think I'm a nice guy, check out my Amazon Wishlist! :)


My answers and opinions expressed here are my own and do not represent my employer's views in any way.


Oct
16
comment Can I show a 24-Hour clock on my Mac's Lock Screen?
This definitely sounds like a bug (I just repro'd it on my computer). Please file a bug report at bugreport.apple.com
Sep
23
comment An alternative to the text editor TextMate for PHP development?
You may be interested to know that an alpha version of Textmate 2 is planned before the end of 2011. Source 1 and Source 2
Sep
22
comment What's a good graphical SFTP utility for OS X?
+1 for Transmit. I've used it for 7 or 8 years, and it's never disappointed me (that I can remember)
Sep
18
comment How many apps are the Mac AppStore?
@NathanGreenstein better? :)
Sep
13
comment How to trick Mozy into thinking network share is local USB disk?
@dolan The Internet is a strange beast whose tentacles spread to all corners of the world. Either that, or I told him. ;)
Sep
5
comment What does 9:41 mean?
Basically, the time shown in the screenshot is set to be the approximate time the product is announced in the keynote address: secretlab.com.au/blog/posts/ipad-day-941-am
Aug
5
comment Is it possible to use the character map as a standalone app?
absolutely. But since it is an app, you can do things like launch it via Alfred, for example.
Aug
5
comment Is it possible to use the character map as a standalone app?
+1 this is how i usually do it, but knowing that it's actually a standalone app is really helpful too
Aug
5
comment Is it possible to use the character map as a standalone app?
+1 this is really neat! :)
Jul
4
comment How can I make my MacBook Pro screws stop screwing around?
@Cawas Amazon.com has it (of course) though the shipping costs would probably be much more expensive than the actual glue.
Jun
7
comment Personal Encyclopedia app
Yojimbo looks promising! It looks, however, like there's only the single repository of info?
May
28
comment Address bar in Safari gone!
@luca590 if this answered your question, click the "checkmark" icon by my answer to mark it as correct. :)
May
28
comment Running OS X and Windows simultaneously
+1 ironically, I totally forgot about VirtualBox, even though that's the one I use.
Apr
30
comment Tweetdeck replacement for Mac
Ah, you're probably right; I haven't used it myself, but knew that it handled multiple networks.
Apr
28
comment Cannot open Xcode on new computer
@Luca590 sure! Find where it installed Xcode, then right click on it and choose "Make Alias". A new thing pops up called "Xcode alias" that you can move anywhere and name it anything you want.
Apr
25
comment Automatically press a key every 60 seconds
@Ryan exactly :)
Apr
25
comment Automatically press a key every 60 seconds
@Ryan when you change the plist, you'll have to "unload" it and "load" it again.
Apr
25
comment Automatically press a key every 60 seconds
@Ryan it's possible I might have messed up the plist slightly, but it seems to work for me on my system. You can also try doing launchctl load ~/Library/LaunchAgents/filename.plist in Terminal to explicitly load it.
Apr
22
comment What could I use to read epub books on OS X?
Bah, I forgot that I had to convert them using Calibre.
Apr
9
comment Which OS X Applications do you find indispensable?
@titaniumdecoy say what? it has built-in syntax highlighting for dozens of languages. Down in the bottom left of every window, there's a thing that says "(none)". click that to show a popup menu of all the built-in languages. you can add even more via plugins. i've been using it for bash and ruby scripting all week, and the syntax highlighting has been just fine.