Web Excursions for April 23, 2014
Web Excursions are select bookmarks from my travels around the interwebs, because I'm always thinking about you while discovering other people's cool stuff. You mean that much to me. You can see all of my (public) bookmarks on Pinboard, and visit the bookmarks archive for curated lists across the last few years.
Web excursions brought to you in partnership with Setapp. Get access to hundreds of Mac and iOS apps for one low monthly subscription fee.
- AppleScript to close iCal Alerts
- I have been meaning to figure this out. When you get a slew of notifications in OS X 10.8+, you have to dismiss them one at a time by clicking “Close.” I miss Growl’s Option-click-dismiss-all, but this solves the problem in most cases (some notifications refuse to be dismissed for me, and others take multiple executions of the script). Add a hotkey with FastScripts or run it from a launcher for instant notification clearing.
- Photo Geotag Tools
- Great script from Evan Lovely that lets you run
whereisthis photo.jpgand open Google Maps to the location the photo was taken (assuming it has location data). Also available as an Alfred workflow.
- Find out what’s keeping your Mac awake
- Good tip for those annoying times when your Mac just won’t sleep and you can’t figure out why.
- Jeet Grid System
- A Sass grid system for web designers which allows for more “human” syntax and less nesting of elements.
- Towards a Better App Store
- A well-considered list of actionable items for improving Apple’s App Store. Via MacStories.
Check out Setapp today and get access to the best Mac and iOS apps out there.