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Easy Screen Capture on macOS with Giphy Capture

I recently asked on Twitter on what people used for screen capturing. I actually wanted terminal recording to highlight some commands being ran for a talk about serverless. I then came across the brilliant Giphy Capture app and it’s so simple to use and produces perfect results every time. If you need to record your screen for whatever reason on…

Freeze – A Mac Client for Amazon Glacier

I tested a couple of recommendations for AWS’s Glacier and settled upon ‘Freeze‘. It’s reasonably priced, great to use and has every feature you’ll need.

Restore Telnet in Mac OS High Sierra 10.13

Telnet has been removed from Mac OS High Sierra, but can still be useful for developers to check ports are open etc. If you need to enable it, you can do so with Homebrew:

Update (10/10/17): I received an email from┬áDavid Waitzman in which he notes you can get telnet from an old Time Machine backup and then copy…

Android Install Older Version of Build Tools

If you need to install an older version of Android’s build tools, you can do so using the below. Search for the SDK version you want:

Which will then give you an indexed list of SDKs:

and then you can install a specific package with the ID:

This blog post helped to discover the way to accomplish…

Base64 Encode & Decode on OSX

On OSX you can quickly base64 encode:

and decode files:

Quickly Generate SSL Key & CSR

Quickly generate a new SSH keypair and then a CSR:


Export Files from iTunes Playlist

Handy tip: You can drag/drop files from an #iTunes playlist into a mount device on OSX. Useful for portable devices. #osx #mac — Scott Wilcox (@ssx) May 8, 2016