Use Finder aliases at the command line, compare extended attributes of two files, and normalise Unicode strings.
From Rich Text editing to working with Finder aliases in shell scripts, there’s something available for everyone. Free.
Changes the font size between 4 and 60 points and saves the setting to its preferences. Also opens windows in saved size and position.
It took 5 apps, 4 command tools in 6 commands, 2 developer certificates and an app-specific password for 260 lines of code.
A simple command tool to write messages to the unified log in Sierra and later. Now signed, hardened and notarized.
Important changes for anyone distributing command tools in particular, and a good time to ensure you only ship signed and notarized apps if possible.
Searching this PDF using Preview is hopeless. Is it a bug in Preview or macOS? How can you get proper access to its contents?
Coming up to its 12th birthday, Time Machine backups have changed a great deal, but still rely on a feature almost unique to HFS+. What is their future?
Was WWDC a damp squib after all? With only one new unaffordable Mac announced, and more dreadful privacy dialogs on their way, you might think so.
Dystextia encodes and decodes obfuscated or spoofed Unicode text. Apfelstrudel analyses Unicode normalisation, ideal when working with text on computers.