Pbur's Adventures

The life and times of Patrick Burleson

Category Archives: OS X


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Today, my friend Justin Williams released a great new developer tool called Committed. It’s an OS X application that uses Notification Center to let you know when new commits have been pushed to a GitHub repository. It’s only $5 on the App Store. Go buy it!


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Ever since I switched back to the Mac, I’ve been trying to find the “right” financial management software to replace Microsoft Money 2000. I’ve tried Quicken For Mac, iBank, Cha-Ching, Moneydance and Horizon. They all fell short in some aspect of what I needed. Either they were missing scheduled payments, balance forecasting, or just had […]

My new obsession: Cocoa Programming

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Some of you may be asking yourselves, “Does he mean he’s going to be programming hot chocolate?” The answer to that is “No”. Cocoa is the technology behind programs on Apple’s OS X. Learning Cocoa has always been on my todo list, and now I’ve decided to finally tackle it. Tonight I received “the book” […]