TextWrangler Reminder


If you’re getting started in programming, or you just need a way to sanitize text you copied before pasting it into a web editor, you will want to look at TextWrangler from the guys at Bare Bones Software. While the interface is considered dated by some, it still has one of the best grep-based multi-file search […]

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When do You Have to Buy Office?


One tool that no computer should be without is the one we typically call an “Office suite” – a collection of programs to manipulate words, numbers, and data so that we can present that information to other people. Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint, and Outlook are the gold standard for this. For years, companies spent […]

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Ha Ha Only Serious…


There’s an expression in the geek community, “ha ha, only serious,” that tells the listener that the previous parody, joke, etc., may have been intended to be humorous, but also includes a large degree of truth.  This comes up because I was explaining to a friend a large part of why “Like a D6” (that […]

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