Brett’s Projects

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The things I do when I'm not doing the things I get paid for. I give most of it away for free (donations accepted), so dig in and see if any of these projects can help your workflow or inspire some coding mad science of your own. You can find everything else on the Downloads page.

Brett's PopClip Extensions

Brett's PopClip Extensions

A collection of PopClip extensions for Markdown writing and more

Bunch

Bunch

A batch application launcher for your Dock

Bytes

Bytes

A file size conversion Service.

Cheaters

Cheaters

The groundwork for building your own set of hotkey-triggered popup cheat sheets for use while you work.

CodeReminder

CodeReminder

A CLI to add a Reminders.app reminder and/or OmniFocus task so you don't forget about that repo you cloned to play with later

doing

doing

A command line utility for keeping track of what you're doing and tracking what you did.

ExtraInfo

ExtraInfo

A service for attaching extra notes using wiki syntax across multiple apps

GrabLinks

GrabLinks

A bookmarklet for capturing Markdown links from any part of a web page

iTextEditors

iTextEditors

My unweildy chart showing over 70 iOS text editors with a comparison of features.

iTunesIcon

iTunesIcon

An application to quickly search and retrieve an icon for any iOS or Mac App Store app

jTag

jTag

Auto-tagging and tag manipulation for Jekyll/OctoPress blogs

KeyBindings

KeyBindings

My OS X KeyBindings experiments.

logr

logr

A bash utility for logging/debugging

Make A Date for Keyboard Maestro

Make A Date for Keyboard Maestro

A Keyboard Maestro macro that expands a date using natural language

Markdown Service Tools

Markdown Service Tools

A collection of OS X Services designed to make writing Markdown text that much easier.

MarkdownEditing

MarkdownEditing

The barebones beginnings of a Markdown editing bundle for Sublime Text 2.

Marky the Markdownifier

Marky the Markdownifier

Marky turns your web pages into readable Markdown, stripping cruft and "Markdownifying" the html.

mdless

mdless

A utility that provides a formatted and highlighted view of Markdown files in Terminal

na

na

"Next Action" script for command-line reading and writing of "@na" tasks in a TaskPaper format file. It can also run as a prompt hook and offer reminders as you cd.

nvALT

nvALT

A fork of Notational Velocity with full MultiMarkdown support and additional editing/interface features.

Overtired

Overtired

Brett's podcast with Christina Warren on ESN.fm. Two ADHD nerds with lots to talk about.

Planter

Planter

Create directory trees instantly from tab-indented plain text templates.

PodTagger

PodTagger

Automated podcast ID3 tagger

PopMaker

PopMaker

A bookmarklet for capturing Markdown links from any part of a web page

QuickQuestion

QuickQuestion

My system for collecting knowledge in an easy-to-parse, memorable-to-search plain text format. It's a command line tool usable from LaunchBar and Alfred and compatible with nvALT.

reiki

reiki

An intelligent (and forgiving) shortcut for running complex Rake command line tasks

SearchLink

SearchLink

A nifty System Service for running various types of searches automatically as you work in Markdown, filling in the results as links without having to open a web browser.

Systematic

Systematic

Brett's podcast on ESN.fm, interviewing people from all walks of life about what makes them tick

TagBak

TagBak

A command line tool for storing and restoring OS X tags on files.

TextExpander Tools

TextExpander Tools

A set of tools and snippets for TextExpander with a special interface that lets you subscribe or download using your own custom prefix for the triggers.

Titler Service

Titler Service

An OS X System Service for adding titles to urls with truncation, junk removal, and affiliate tagging

TL;DR

TL;DR

A jQuery plugin for generating summary blocks on long posts

URL Preview

URL Preview

An OS X Action Extension for popup URL previews

Vitag

Vitag

A CLI tool for batch editing OS X file and folder tags in your text editor

Where?

Where?

A bash function to track where all your bash functions are coming from.

Retired projects

Retired projects are simply not receiving attention anymore. They may have broken due to changes in underlying software/technology, or they may still be fully functional and I just stopped working on them. They're mostly here as a record.