Using an Auskey on Mac OS X Lion
If you’re using an Auskey and you upgraded to OS X Lion you may find that you can no longer login to the ATO Business Portal. The fix is very simple: Open Java Preferences (search for it using Spotlight by pressing Apple-Space and typing it in). Check the ‘Enable applet plug-in and Web Start applications’ Restart Safari. You’re Auskey will now work again.
Keeping Today Clean
Never have a list of things you have to get done ‘today’ that lasts longer than ‘today’. I use Things to store and plan tasks that I need to get done. When I first started using it, I would stack up my ‘Today’ list with aspirations - things which I thought I might be able to get done today. Then I would come back the next day. And they would still be there....
Different Reasons for Concurrency and Solutions on... →
Really interesting slide set on managing state on the JVM and the different problems we try and solve with shared state.
A Better Website Editing Workflow: Word to...
For the SULS website, most people prefer to submit content in Word format (docx or doc). This presents a slight problem since the website uses Markdown for content. The solutions: manually convert the word files to markdown (extremely tedious and spirit crushing); teach everyone how to use markdown; automatically convert the word files to markdown. The second option seems reasonable, until...