The closer your development environment mirrors your production environment, the better. And we’re all using HTTPS in production, right? Right?!
Ever wanted to have light and dark apps live side-by-side in harmony, well now you can. With Gray, you can pick which apps should use the light and dark appearance with a click of a button.
You set your Mac to use the dark appearance, then use Gray (a frontend for
defaults write) to configure individual apps to use the light aqua appearance. I only left dark mode on for a half hour or so, so this app isn’t for me. I’d love to see screenshots of this in use, though. Maybe I’ll be converted to the gray side.
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This list is a lot longer than I expected! Alongside each app is an icon indicating whether it’s written in Swift or Objective-C, which is nice for those of us looking for reading material. 💪
If this is a repeat for you, then pay no attention. I was recently introduced to this tool by @jerodsanto who logged this awhile back when he found it. 💫
It’s unfortunate that this only works with iTerm2. Anybody up for a port? 😏
This is a macOS app for the gifski encoder, which converts videos to GIF animations using pngquant’s fancy features for efficient cross-frame palettes and temporal dithering. It produces animated GIFs that use thousands of colors per frame.
Sindre is so good at building these little Mac apps that do one thing well. 🥇
Invoke vim-anywhere with a keyboard shortcut and it’ll open a buffer for you. Close it and the buffer’s contents will be copied to your clipboard for easy pasting.
I can’t resist at least skimming a fellow hacker’s post on how they setup their machine.
These are the tools you absolutely need on your Mac — Homebrew and Homebrew Cask, Spectacle, and Alfred. But, let’s not stop there…
Nick goes on to share a ton of resources for his Mac setup; tools for web dev, shell/terminal setup, useful utilities, and tweaks to macOS. Spend a few minutes skimming this. There’s a gem in this post for everyone.
Docker for macOS makes it easy to have Docker containers running on your Mac in just a few minutes and now it has experimental Kubernetes support.
We’re proud to announce that Docker for Mac with beta Kubernetes support is now publicly available as part of the Edge release channel. With this release you can now run a single node Kubernetes cluster right on your Mac and use both
kubectlcommands and docker commands to control your containers.
I ran a script awhile back (found it on GitHub, can’t recall its name) that created Slack-style keyboard shortcuts (via the pref pane) for all common emoji, but it was a one-off and I’ve run in to many emoji that are missing. Rocket looks like a better version of that same idea.
Cool idea, but it’d be even more compelling if it shipped with some useful default GUIs.