Jon Arrien

Tag: Apps

Fixing Gephi on MacOSX

If you want to use the visualization software Gephi on Mac OSX, but it hangs on launch, luckily, there is a solution.

Just install this Java update from Apple:
Java for OS X 2014-001

Screenshot of gephi:
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iTerm2 & Tmux integration

This is a homebrew formula to compile easily patched tmux for iTerm2:

[cc lang=”ruby”]
require ‘formula’

class TmuxIterm2 < Formula url 'http://iterm2.googlecode.com/files/tmux-for-iTerm2-20120108.tar.gz' md5 'f15d9f567b9b029482bb7b3227ee7ac3' homepage 'http://code.google.com/p/iterm2/downloads/detail?name=tmux-for-iTerm2-20120108.tar.gz&can=2&q=' depends_on 'libevent' def install ENV.append "LDFLAGS", '-lresolv' system "./configure", "--disable-dependency-tracking", "--prefix=#{prefix}", "--sysconfdir=#{etc}" system "make install" # Install bash completion scripts for use with bash-completion (prefix+'etc/bash_completion.d').install "examples/bash_completion_tmux.sh" => ‘tmux’
end

def caveats; <<-EOS.undent Bash completion script was installed to: #{etc}/bash_completion.d/tmux EOS end end [/cc] To install it from URL: [cc lang="bash"] brew install https://gist.githubusercontent.com/jonarrien/f6bf12df323287c91873/raw/tmux_iterm2.rb [/cc]

Ulysses III

I’ve been using NVAlt the last years to store some knowledge in markdown style. I really recommend this app due to its simplicity, but in my case, when lists start to grow, I wanted to store this cheat sheets in a  better way.

So I recently acquired Ulysses III after testing the demo available on their site. This app is a serious tool for writers and although I’m not a writer, I found this app very useful for my purposes. It is flexible enough to let you store texts as you want, with a minimalistic design but still full of features.

I found it really useful to store information about projects in an easy way. All the texts available on Ulysses can be exported as a PDF applying some predefined styles or downloading more available on their site. Also, you can create your own to be more consistent with your company’s look and feel.

Ulysses III Website

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Sketch 3 released!

I will start talking about an app that really helps in the making of an app or website. It allows you to create and group any kind of vectorial shapes. But what I really liked in the new version is the ability to create symbols and reuse them easily.

Also, you can found multiple kind of assets packs to work with, just ready to use:

Bootstrap 3 Vector UI Kit
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