Category Archives: Releases

More or less complete code snippets and other goodies.

Sample AppleScript + Bash uninstaller

Should you ever need to write an uninstaller for your macOS app, feel free to base it on our project—written entirely in AppleScript and Bash: https://github.com/SmoothMouse/Uninstaller

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Paste text even when prohibited in macOS (password dialogs etc)

I wrote a tiny AppleScript application which pastes text into fields which do not allow Cmd+V pasting (like password prompts). This may come in handy when working through VNC/remote desktop or virtualization software (such as Apple Screen Sharing, Parallels Desktop … Continue reading

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Draw polylines on HTML5 canvas

jquery-polyline — a jQuery UI widget for drawing polylines. See it in action. Written by Victor Novikov (@Forkest) for Cyberic. License: MIT license.

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Run Python, Ruby, PHP, Bash scripts in Terminal without stealing focus from TextMate

I wrote a simple TextMate 1.5 bundle to run Python, Ruby, PHP, Bash scripts in Terminal without stealing focus from the TextMate window. It can easily be modified to run the language of your choice.

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OS X will never be the same

SmoothMouse.com. Happy New Year!

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Demo of Highslide gallery with Ajax URLs

Update: a pure Javascript implementation by setnicka. Highslide is an excellent JavaScript library for making galleries, but there’s one feature I was really missing in it: Ajax URLs or URLs which change as you browse images on the page. Thankfully developers … Continue reading

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AppleScript to mount/unmount a drive

On my Mac Pro I have two internal hard drives I rarely use. Some times they “sleep” and while doing so, every file opening dialog, search in Spotlight or search in Dictionary might wake them up and that takes some … Continue reading

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Restrict page access to authorized MODx managers only

A while ago I needed to create a private zone with documentation, accessible only by the MODx managers (I’m talking about MODx Evolution here). In order to restrict access I wrote a simple snippet, which you can now use as … Continue reading

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