Richard York

Web Developer, Author, and Artist


Finding a new RSS client for Mac OS X is proving to be a tedious and exhausting task. Don't get me wrong, there are no shortage of RSS clients for Mac OS X. There is, however, a stunningly huge lack of RSS clients that don't rely on a fucking Google Reader account.


A Closer Look at Mac OS X's dscl Command

November 5, 2011 by Richard

dscl is a directory utility included in both Mac OS X client and server. You'll find a great deal of information about this command simply reading the man page:

man dscl

Following are my personal notes on this command.


Elastic scrolling is something that first reared its head with the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. iOS devices have this interesting and novel ability to make web pages in Safari have a feeling of elasticity to them. Generally, I find this effect appealing.

Unfortunately, for those things that might be designed more as web "apps" than as web "content" the elasticity can become frustrating and annoying.


If you want to mount an SMB share via the command line in Mac OS X, you'll run a command that looks like this...


I was raised on cornbread and beans...

April 19, 2011 by Richard

I've seen yet another of these viral Facebook posts going around that reads something like this:


After doing a bit of research to see where IE9 stands with regards to drag and drop file support, I found a stunningly large amount of people seem to think that drag and drop upload does not work in Safari 5. Well, this post is here to set the record straight, Safari 5 absolutely supports the new drag and drop file upload standard.


Over the past few months, I've been learning iOS programming with Objective-C. My iPad app comes as work my employer did for a client, Author Solutions, based in Bloomington, IN, and is based on the popular classic novel: Bram Stoker's Dracula.



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