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  • Prevent large Time Machine backups by Docker

    If Time Machine regularly does its automated backups, transferring 10+ GB of hidden Docker data over WiFi each time, it will hurt productivity.

  • MacBook is dropping developers

    It’s no news pro developers use MacBooks for years now, but the way Apple is approaching innovation may bring a change.

  • Docker performance on Mac

    Docker performance on Mac is infamous esp. on larger applications. But what about different hypervisors?

  • FDT celebrates its 10th birthday

    FDT, the Flexible Development Toolkit for cross-device developers, is celebrating its 10th birthday.

  • macOS pasteboard fix for Vim on tmux

    tmux and Vim make a great development platform with a little help and fine-tuning, e.g. for copying out of Vim.

  • Karabiner key mappings on macOS Sierra

    Apple’s macOS Sierra broke Karabiner key mappings for programmers. Here’s how to work around.

  • Add Bamboo build status badge to Github

    Finally there’s a Bamboo plugin that resolves one of the integration problems between Bamboo and Github.

  • You may not need Grunt

    Grunt is a JavaScript task runner and it’s great at what it does. Even so, depending on a project, you can also do without it.

  • free -m alternative for Mac OS X

    On Linux console it's easy to get free memory with free -m. On Mac the utility is not directly available. The alternative is to fetch it from vm_stat.

  • Switching from Aptana's Git implementation to eGit

    By default Aptana is configured to work with its own Git implementation meaning that whenever you add a Git repository and import it to the workspace, the default Aptana Git functionality is available in the project. The problem is, it doesn't always deliver, e.g. for GitHub, nor is it visually as complete and readable.

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