One day Visual Studio Code (VS Code) did not start on my Mac.
Not only does this app have the most awesome name, it’s also extremely useful! Bartender enables you to show, hide or remove macOS menu bar items giving your desktop that clean look you’re craving.
This is my menu bar right now, containing only my most used menu bar items.
The dotted button is the Bartender menu bar item. Push it to toggle the Bartender menu to reveal the hidden items:
My menu bar went from trash heap to Zen garden in an instant 😃
Rocket is my new favorite app for macOS. It provides Slack-style emoji in any app! It lives in the menu bar and simply pops up a palette whenever you type a colon. Thus giving you the option of inserting a clarifying emoji or a snarky gif wherever you want.
I mean, look at it:
Thus, I’ve been pondering the difference between groups (folders) and tags, and when either should be used. Arno had an interesting take:
Think of the group structure in a DevonThink database as a catalog rather than as the place where your documents are stored
Use DevonThink’s groups to tag your documents by topic
Use DevonThink’s tags to flag documents for special purposes
Using groups to store documents by topic and tags to actualize them while working on projects is something I’ll try from now on.
As a Christmas gift for you my dear readers, I’ve fixed the bug you all wanted to be fixed. Now the
Open in Visual Studio Code macOS service no longer opens a previously opened folder together with the folder you wanted.
Thus, this service now works as advertised! Happy coding 😉
macOS has an awesome firewall, however the default setting is very harsh for us iOS developers.
When working on many simultaneous projects with Visual Studio Code (VS Code), it is convenient having a fast way of opening the project folders. With the open from the terminal shell extension, and the macOS service below, your project folders can be opened from both the Terminal and the Finder.