Category: Code

Setting up a new mac

I bought a new iMac recently and figured it would be worthwhile to write down everything I did to get it to where I wanted it. Install bootstraps: Chrome – Preferred browser Iterm2 – Terminal Homebrew – The missing package manager Atom – Text editor for code Install brew packages and ruby brew install mysql git ruby-build rbenv powder rbenv […]

Keyboard modified clicks

In case you’re ever wondering, here is a full list of the “key modified clicks” that the major browsers look for: (Note that on Windows, “cmd” is “ctrl”) Chrome, Firefox: shift: new active window cmd: new tab cmd-shift: new active tab Safari: cmd: new tab cmd-shift: new active tab cmd-opt: new window cmd-opt-shift: new active window IE: […]

Wow Google Spreadsheets

I’ve long been a fan of Google Spreadsheet. Like all disruptive technologies, it doesn’t meet the needs of most customers of the incumbent product, Excel. I’m no banker, but even my relatively neophyte hands keep trying to hit F4 to lock a cell reference or hit F2 to edit a cell. I miss being able […]


My rimu host hosts a number of domains, including,, and I want to be able to send and receive email to those domains, but (at least for now) I don’t really want to set up dovecot locally and actually deal with mail. So the ideal thing is just to forward your […]