Download Free Color Scheme or Themes For TextWrangler and BBEdit

I’ve switched to TextWrangler as my text editor of choice on the Mac, and I’m loving it. It’s fast, powerful, and very easy to use. One pet peeve though, is that the default color scheme is a boring black-on-white, and so off I went around to look for others. It didn’t take too long before I found what I was looking for that Andrew Hazelden created and offered up for download. It’s called the “Midnight Blue” color scheme for TextWrangler

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How To Print The List of Files in a Folder on the Mac

Sometimes you just need to print out the list of files in a particular folder. While I was on Windows, sometimes I’d just take a screenshot of the folders’ contents, but when I had to print it out or when the folder’s contents were too much, I had to use a third-party software just to accomplish this. On the Mac, you have Automator! Automator allows you to get the contents of any folder on your Mac. With the contents, you

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How To Learn Regular Expressions (RegEx) Fast

Regular expressions can be confusing and perplexing, but if you’re a programmer or someone who loves to improve work productivity on the computer, then you’ll be happy to know that once you master regular expressions, a lot of time and effort can be saved (not to mention, you’ll be able to do some very cool things!) First of all, let’s try to answer what a regular expression is. A regular expression (or regex or regexp, for short) is a way

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How To Select Columns of Text in Your Browser (FireFox)

This is a neat trick for copying columns of text from a table into some other application. This is particularly useful when you don’t need the whole table of information, and just want one column or several columns (e.g. just the usernames from a list of members). I haven’t tried it on other browsers, but it works for me in Firefox 3.6.2. (Another reason why I love Firefox – it’s just so full of functionality). I’m particularly impressed that it’s

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Password Protect Sensitive Applications (SMS, Mail) on the iPhone

I have the iPhone, and I’d like to have the functionality to password protect certain applications on it, such as SMS/Text and Mail. It’s just something about me, because sometimes people borrow my phone, and I don’t feel comfortable having my personal information seen and read. Well if you have a jailbroken phone with the Cydia application, then you’re in luck. There’s an application called “Lockdown” that allows you to put a password on any application that you want —

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