Mimsy Were the Borogoves

Hacks: Articles about programming in Python, Perl, Swift, BASIC, and whatever else I happen to feel like hacking at.

42 Astoundingly Useful Scripts and Automations for the Macintosh

Work faster and more reliably. Add actions to the services menu and the menu bar, create drag-and-drop apps to make your Macintosh play music, roll dice, and talk. Create ASCII art from photos. There’s a script for that in 42 Astounding Scripts for the Macintosh.

Yet Another Pad Calculator

Jerry Stratton, July 6, 2012

Jose Cueva has written a very rough pad interface for OS X and Windows, inspired by Mark Widholm’s MathPad. His YAPC looks like it does just calculations, but it seems to work well. And it works fine in Mac OS X 10.7.4 Lion.

In response to A simple math pad in Perl: I finally upgraded to Lion at the office; that means no more Mark Widholm MathPad. I got a simple replacement working using SilverService and Perl.

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