Results for tag: software

Markdown quicklook preview on Catalina.

I was struggling to get quicklook previews of markdown documents in macOS Catalina to work due to the new enhanced security checking. The various open source and self-install solutions out there all failed, even after following all kinds of convoluted procedures.

The solution was PreviewMarkdown which installs via the app store and satisfies all of Apple's new security requirements. It costs $1 which is worth the no-hassle install.

Linked on the 10th of July, 2020 Details

European software patents mess

The O'Reilly Network is carrying a good summary of the current European software patents directive/mess.

Linked on the 9th of March, 2005 Details

The Fishbowl: Pronunciation of SQL

Now I know how to pronounce SQL.

Linked on the 11th of February, 2004 Details

Omniweb 5 beta

Mac users: the first public beta of Omniweb 5 is out and first signs are good. Lots of cool stuff including workspaces (fantastic), rss support, shared bookmarks, popup trap, loads of useful little extras for web developers, and much more… The version of webcore used is a bit behind Safari feature-wise, but that’s a small detail compared to all the rest.

Linked on the 3rd of February, 2004 Details - the file sharing portal

Now that Napster is on the brink of disappearing into the music industry’s vortex, take a look at for all the alternatives available out there.

Linked on the 22nd of February, 2001 Details

Opera for Macintosh

Opera for mac, public technology preview 1, is now available for download.

Linked on the 22nd of February, 2001 Details