Monthly Archives: July 2013
Many people know about extremely useful program pbcopy that copies from stdin to Mac clipboard. You can do something like cat urls.txt | pbcopy to copy content of urls.txt to Mac clipboard. Easy and very useful. Unfortunately when you connect … Continue reading
GNU Parallel is one of the lesser known tools for Unix that can significantly speed up data analyzes. Parallel is a tool to run commands in parallel in different processes. It has much easier to understand syntax than xargs and … Continue reading
Many people do not know that every Mac computer has pre-installed screen video capture utility. All you need to do is start QuickTime Player, go to File->New Screen Recording and start recording video.
Many people do not know about excellent shortcuts that Google Chrome provides on both Microsoft Windows and MacBook. Below is list of shortcuts that I use daily ⌘-N Opens a new window. ⌘-T Opens a new tab. ⌘-Shift-N Opens a … Continue reading
When I compile or do any other operation in terminal that takes a long time, I usually switch to browser or start doing something else – who wants to stare at terminal doing nothing for 10 minutes. Before I started … Continue reading
Microsoft Windows has excellent keyboard shortcuts that control window size and position and let you easily move window from one display to another (if you have two display setup). When I started using Mac I was surprised that by default … Continue reading