Archive for the 'FastScripts' Category

Ten Dollar Apps

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

I’m launching an experiment today, possibly permanent, in which the prices of four of my apps will drop to just $9.95 each. Black Ink, FastScripts, FlexTime, and Clarion are all just $9.95 for a single-user license, or $14.95 for a family-pack license. I’ve long held fairly strong opinions about software pricing. I have written extensively […]

Fire & Forget Scripting

Friday, May 3rd, 2013

It’s hard to believe FastScripts is just over ten years old. When I first started developing the app, one of my primary goals was to improve upon the relatively slow launch and execution time of scripts when using Apple’s own built-in script menu. At the time, my analysis suggested that the sluggishness was primarily due […]

Toggle Calendar Focus

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

Michael B. Johnson wondered out loud on Twitter about the possibility “focusing” on a single calendar in Apple’s default Calendar app for the Mac: In Calendar on the Mac, is there a way to “mute” or “invis” all calendars but one? I have a sparse calendar, and many non-sparse ones… — Michael B. Johnson (@drwave) […]

Toggle iTunes 11 MiniPlayer

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

Today, Apple released iTunes 11, the anticipated update that has been due “sometime in November” since they announced it earlier this year. Judging from reactions on Twitter it’s having a mixed response: the new UI is, as expected, either refreshing or distressing depending on your particular attachment to the old look-and-feel, and the extent to which […]