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.
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- You’re Missing Out on a Better Mac Terminal Experience
- A post from Owen Caulfield with a bunch of great tips for using Hyper, a CSS/HTML-based Terminal alternative. I’m still going to be using iTerm, but this stuff looks like fun.
- Sir Winston - MacOS Customization Script Generator
- A MacOS customization script generator. Choose the applications and settings you want and get a custom script to automate the entire setup process.
- After 5 years and $3M, here’s everything we’ve learned from building Ghost
- From Kickstarter to a successful business model, the story behind Ghost’s business model is a heartening read.
- CheatSheet - Know your short cuts
- I used to appreciate KeyCue when learning keyboard shortcuts for an app, but it hasn’t worked for me for quite a while now. CheatSheet does the same thing flawlessly, and for free. Just hold the ⌘-Key down for a couple seconds to get a popup with a list of all active short cuts of the current application (including custom shortcuts assigned to Services and menu items). I recommend setting it to a long__ delay, as you’ll quickly realize how much you hold down the Command key when pondering what to do next…
- Retrobatch Public Beta
- From the creator of Acorn, a node based batch image processor. Think Audio Hijack for photo manipulation.
For years, people have wanted me to add batch processing of some kind to Acorn […] But to do it right, it would need to be a new app. And then sometime late last summer, I decided it was time and I started working on Retrobatch.