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Updating sitemap file on Heroku

Preparing your Heroku application for using AWS S3 is really easy. You can just follow the steps at the Heroku AWS guide. Because you need to do some more steps to get it all working I summed up the instructions to have it all in one place. Our own website and this...

Various ActiveResource Tips

Although you find the most of the following tips by simple googling or visiting the ActiveResource documentation, I just wanted to outline them on one single page again (mostly because of my obliviousness). Enable logging of ActiveResource actions Add the following to...

Show NSWindow below your NSStatusItem

Often, showing a simple menu in your status bar application is not sufficient enough. This short tutorial explains how you can show your own window right below of your status item. Inspired was this blog post by the following question on StackOverflow. For the basic...

How to create a Mac OSX status bar application

Creating a Mac OS X status bar application is really straightforward. However, below you will find a condensed step-by-step tutorial to avoid unnecessary mistakes. Create a new Xcode Cocoa Application project Go to Info.plist  file and add the key Application is agent...

Create your own Xcode code snippets

Using the Code Snippet Library from Xcode is very handy sometimes. However, the library consists only of a small amount of available code snippets. But you are not limited to them, rather than you can create your own code snippets for code patterns you are using very...