Open iTerm Tab from Finder by Shortcut

To open the currently selected Finder folder in a new iTerm tab: Create a new service in Automator. Select “Service receives no input” in “Finder”. Add the Action “Get Selected Finder Items” from the available Actions in the library on the left. Add the “Run AppleScript” from available actions and add after the previous action. Paste the following Apple Script: -- Adapted from these sources: -- http://peterdowns.com/posts/open-iterm-finder-service.html -- https://gist.github.com/cowboy/905546 -- -- Modified to work with files as well, cd-ing to their container folder on run {input, parameters} tell application "Finder" set my_file to first item of input set filetype to (kind of (info for my_file)) -- Treats OS X applications as files. …

Read On →

SenSys/BuildSys 2015

alt text I attended SenSys and BuildSys in Seoul, South Korea from 1-5 November to do a demonstration on our progress with Babel. Our short paper can be found here. …

Read On →

Website Deployment with Git and Hugo

This blog post describes my current website deployment process using the Git version control system in combination with Hugo (a static website generator written in Go) and my own webserver running NGINX.

Read On →

Getting started with Nordic nRF51822 Development on Mac OS X

alt text The nRF51822 by Nordic Semiconductor us a multiprotocol SoC with a 2.4Ghz transceiver that is ideal for any Bluetooth Low Energy (Bluetooth Smart) application. The toolchain and documentation provided by Nordic is very much Windows centered. There are some tutorials that provide some hints for Linux (e.g., [1], [2], [3] ) As I use Mac OS X as my main developing platform, I have setup the Nordic toolchain there. In the following I describe some of the necessary steps. …

Read On →

Swift Journey Log

alt text Things that I find worth writing down during my journey through iOS development in general and Swift in particular.

Read On →