There are many Mac productivity apps for developers on the market, and a ton of developers making them. Productivity is only made easy if the app is easy to use. This selection of Mac apps is simple to use and doesn’t require much setting up. If you are a busy developer you don’t have the time right. So, which are the best?
Apple’s Macintosh (Mac) computers have long been adored by designers for their sleek design and high-performance capabilities. The macOS provides a stable and user-friendly platform, equipped with a range of tools that streamline web design and development processes. From pixel-perfect graphics to efficient coding environments, Mac remains a reliable choice for professionals in the field.
I first became interested in Apple computers when I saw the design of the Power Mac G4, it looked stylish, contemporary and like nothing in its time. Unfortunately, you had to be in the ‘Mac Club’ to afford it. I wasn’t but still dreamed of owning a Mac one day. Fast forward 8 years to 2012 when my late fiancé bought me one for Christmas. It was at the time when they were still expensive. Retina screens were kicking off and the non-retina model, that I have, were more affordable.
A common method of scamming people is via email. Today the majority of people access their email on the go using a mobile Phone or tablet. You only get the basic information when using these means. This mini tutorial will show you how to access email headers using Apple Mail.
Ampps is a fantastic piece of software if you want to run a testing server but upgrading on the mac has always been pretty awkward. The first time I upgraded, back when I was a Mac newbie, I deleted all of my files by accident! Luckily I had created a backup first. The good news is Mac users can download and install the update from a compressed file so there is no need to install from the disk image again.
Welcome to WOW Weekly. It’s been a busy week in the world of technology with Apple making some expected and rather unexpected iPad announcements at their keynote special event. Microsoft have also been busy after officially announcing the release date of their popular office software. Also checkout the Tool of the Week and New releases in brief.
When a new operating system is released you question yourself. Do I really need an upgrade? How easy is it? Do I dive in or wait for the mass participation to die down? Do I research blogs to find the good, bad and ugly, will it put me off? I guess the answer is all of them. Here is my experience with my recent Yosemite upgrade on my 2-year-old Mac.
Even the tidiest of users who own a Mac may have files scattered across several folders on your hard drive. Ever tried finding a file through spotlight or even manually tried to look for a file. How much time is spent trying to organise your files to spend ages trying to find them. Thankfully fo us Mac owners this is where Trickster saves the day.
Airfile is an app that you can manage all of your cloud-based storage from within the Operating System. With so many cloud-based services it can be difficult to keep track of what files you have and which service it is located on. This piece of software can alleviate all of your problems of managing your files and improve your productivity and workflow.
Microsoft announced a few months ago that they were to introduce IMAP support for anyone with a Windows Live, Hotmail, MSN email account. This tutorial we will configure Apple Mail to use IMAP instead of the default POP. We will be using Mavericks the latest version of the Mac operating system although the settings will be the same for any Mail Client on Windows, Mac, Linux and any mobile client.
I’ve tried a few testing servers over the years but now I have a Mac I decided to use Ampps for all of my development needs. Ampps, if you don’t already know is an alternative to Xampp, Mamp, Wamp and various other web servers. When installing a web server I like to move the document root outside of the default path to prevent me deleting it and also to keep it backed up so here is a little tutorial on how to change the Apache document root in Ammps.