Category Archives: Code

Innecto now ported to macOS

It’s been a struggle. It’s been a trial.  But Innecto has now been ported to macOS.  If you’ve got a Mac (any kind, as long as it’s running macOS 10.10 or newer) then you can enjoy Innecto on your desktop or … Continue reading

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45RPM Software News

There’s lots of news for 45RPM Software this month.  New releases, and a Facebook business page set up for us by our Facebook communications director, Sue deNym (I know, I know!) Check out the Facebook page (link at the bottom … Continue reading

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FizzBuzz

Did you ever play FizzBuzz? If you didn’t, it’s a drinking game. That’s how I learned it, anyway. It’s a counting game, and the rules are simple enough. Everyone sits in a circle and takes it in turn to say … Continue reading

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The Xcode 4 Cookbook

The Xcode 4 Cookbook (by Stephen F. Daniel) is the most misleadingly named titled that I’ve read in a while. If you’re after an Xcode 4 Cookbook and you’re planning a little Mac OS X development then, make no mistake, … Continue reading

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MailRaider press release

Switching. Such a little word, and it makes it sound so easy. All you have to do is buy a Mac, copy your files over, and your done. Easy as that, you have a new computer. Except that this is … Continue reading

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Change to 45RPM Software, Part 2

I have a couple of problems.  I’m short on cash – and, in these recession hit times, aren’t we all.  I’m also short on time – which is a nuisance for everyone who uses my software because it means that … Continue reading

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Spite on the App Store, Part 2

One of the major problems with the Apple App Store is that it loads the dice against high quality free software. Take the example of two competing applications on the App Store, one free and one paid for. The developer … Continue reading

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Spite on the AppStore

As you will all have seen (and, I hope, enjoyed), I develop handy little apps for the Mac in my spare time.  I only develop an app if no-one else has developed a similar program – I always like to … Continue reading

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Snippet of Code # 4 – Embedding binary in a shell script

Sometimes it would be nice to embed a binary in a shell script, if only to provide a neat deployment for a command line tool.  There’s a right way to do this, so that the shell script remains editable even … Continue reading

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Snippet of Code #3 – Dumping Bits

Sometimes it’s useful to save a little memory by storing data as bits rather than bytes.  After all, if you’re storing a boolean then using a whole byte is rather wasteful.  In any event, sometime you might want to inspect … Continue reading

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