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Linkdump for September 7th

by Rob Friesel

Beyond Farmers Markets: Why Local Food Belongs on Grocery Shelves Kathleen Merrigan (deputy secretary of the USDA), writing at The Atlandtic: When the farmer, the packer, the wholesaler, and the retailer all prosper in the same region, it creates opportunity for home-grown jobs, draws more people into agriculture, and fosters relationships between the people who […]

Linkdump for March 20th

by Rob Friesel

The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide To AppleScript at Mac.AppStorm (tagged: applescript ) How I’m implementing Responsive Web Design By Jeff Croft. Not sure that I agree with the "JS breakpoints first" approach that he hints at preferring; also, when he points out that Sass treats the media query more/less like a selector (which you'd expect) in […]

Linkdump for March 27th

by Rob Friesel

The Elegance of Imperfection at A List Apart — though a good read, I thought that it didn't really touch on the importance of doing and experimenting and risk-taking (which is where I thought it was going to go) versus over-thinking and/or over-engineering a solution/design/etc. (tagged: design blog creativity ) Natural Phenomena: Brooklynhenge by Ben […]

Quicksilver and Quick Look

by Rob Friesel

My otherwise limitless love for Quicksilver has recently been tempered by a burgeoning love for the addition of Quick Look to Mac OS X in the 10.5 version.  Pre-Quick Look, Quicksilver was hands-down the fastest way to access and open files.  âŒ˜+Space âžŸ type a few characters âžŸ and you were on your way.  In some instances you still […]

links for 2006-10-28

by Rob Friesel

RubyOSA (via TUAW) a Ruby/AppleEvent Bridge (tags: AppleScript Ruby dev OSX todo) More Internet Preference Pane for OS X that allows you to configure what application handles the downloading of different file types. (tags: freeware Mac OSX software UI tools) MenuMeters via Raging Menace – a preference pane for OS X that allows you to […]

Essential OS X Software

by Rob Friesel

Been toying around with doing this list for a while now. The question: What are the top 10 software applications for OS X (that aren’t out-of-the-box, mind you) that are absolutely essential? The top 10 apps that I couldn’t live without: Quicksilver ( – The launcher to end all launchers. Is there anything this app […]