Follow their instructions for grabbing the source You will need wget, which is not present. So from here wget is simply curl -O. However there are a bunch of problems with making wget an alias to curl -O from aliases not being expanded in noninteractive shells to some debate about what /bin/sh does on mac. My pragmatic… Read More Compiling progressiveCactus on Mac Mavericks
Mac OS X (Mavericks) comes with a bunch of built in codecs listed here that people can play with the bundled quicktime application. If you can give people animations in these formats/codecs they don’t have to do any work to play them on their mac. In order to get matplotlib saving animations in these formats… Read More Matplotlib animations mac os x (using built in codecs)
Preview on Mac OS (at least the newer ones) has limited editing options that I find very useful (It’s a waste to pay the premium on Adobe Acrobat Pro for the simple editing I need). One major task is to insert signatures on documents that are being passed around electronically (so much better than using… Read More Preview and signatures
I can not move a regular, unmaximized, un-fullscreened iTunes window (either regular window or mini-player) across two monitors. The iTunes window gets stuck on one monitor. Other applications move across monitors fine. Hmm.
From this interesting discussion on stackoverflow we learn that while Python’s mmap is great for multiple, simultaneous random access to large files on disk, it does not provide a benefit when reading a file sequentially from disk.