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  1. Automating save-build-refresh on os x

    This blog is powered by Pelican. When I first started out, I was composing in vim, switching over to a terminal to build, and finally to my browser to preview the result. Clearly this becomes tedious pretty quickly.

    I was already familiar with tools to watch folders for changes and …

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  2. Git case gotcha on os x

    Sat 10 March 2012

    tags: git osx

    Found myself caught by a gotcha using git on os x today. The issue is the way os x (hfs+) handles letter case in file names. File names are case insensitive, which means that File and file are considered to be the same file.

    To see this in action, create …

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  3. Remove "tweet" from os x context menu

    Sun 04 March 2012

    tags: osx

    I rarely (read: never) want to tweet when I right click to bring up a context menu. Actually, most of the time, I'm just looking for "Inspect Element" in Chrome. I was happily surprised to find I could remove the option entirely:

    1. Open System Preferences
    2. Choose "Keyboard"
    3. Choose the "Keyboard …
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