John Gruber shares how to keep your iOS 9 keyboard *always* displaying All Caps. *Thank you Mr. Gruber.*
iOS 9’s keyboard has a big change: the alphabetic key caps change case — they’re lowercase when typing lowercase, uppercase when Shift or Caps Lock is engaged. Android and Windows Phone keyboards have always done this.
I don’t like it, and I’m not alone.
The good news: You can turn this off and go back to the way the keyboard was meant to be, with all caps alphabetic keys all the time. The confusing part: For some reason, the setting for this is not in Settings: General: Keyboard. Instead, it’s in Settings: General: Accessibility: Keyboard.
Source: Daring Fireball: How to Turn iOS 9’s Keyboard Back to All Caps
So I got one of these, a Slate “Mobile Lapdesk”. Having it gives me a much needed second option whenever I want to take a break from my standing desk.
Up until this past July, I’ve worked at some form of a desk my entire fifteen plus year career. Now that I’ve gotten used to working on my laptop’s smaller screen, I love being able to unplug and work anywhere.
I’m adding this one to my dotfiles: Autocomplete Git Commands and Branch Names in Bash
In bash in Mac OS X, you can use [TAB] to autocomplete file paths. Wouldn’t if be nice if you could do the same with git commands and branch names?You can. Here’s how…[read more]
Next time you need to send someone something like an account login or a password, OneShar.es lets you do this in a secure fashion. Paste your data into its form, and it lets you generate a self-destructing, view-once message with an expiring link.
Sending confidential information such as passwords, account information and other sensitive data in emails and IM is not necessarily safe. That data is typically stored with remnants of the bits in places you don’t need it to be.
Source: Share private information with others that self-destructs after first viewing. | OneShar.es
This looks handy: mycli is a command line interface for your DBs with nifty things like auto-completion and syntax highlighting.
If you’re the DIY type when it comes to the web, you’ll appreciate this comprehensive list of self-hosted resources which replicate many of the features and functionality of their SaaS brethren.
Selfhosting is the process of locally hosting and managing applications instead of renting from SaaS providers. This is a list of Free Software network services and web applications which can be hosted locally.