Jim Mitchell (@jimmitchell)

Huntington Beach, California

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November 2009

Going to brave the local Fry’s Electronic store to *maybe* buy a new LCD monitor. If you don’t hear from me in three days, send help…

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Forgot MS Remote Desktop kills filename capitalization. Just overwrote 45 files w/ weird naming patterns. Wish MS would fix that.

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New blog post: Apple accused of manipulating NAND flash prices

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Ever have one of those mornings where mopping up the hot spots for others impedes progress on what you really need to do? Yeah, me either.

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@bobpatin Though up to date, try manually applying the latest combo updater to your MP 10.6 system. Sounds silly, but works sometimes. YMMV.

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Working on new personal site theme. The future is now: Designing it with html5, css3 and @font-face. Gonna be tasty…

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Sometimes, it’s sooo hard to convince dotNet nerds about the pros of design aesthetics. If I hear “it’s good enough” one more time…

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Effin’ ! Updated my shipping address more than a week ago for TurboTax, but they shipped it to my old address anyway!

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has bought more furniture in the past month than anticipated. Doing my part to stimulate your economy. No need to thank, but you’re welcome.

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Amazed at devs who don’t know their local competition. Spoke to 2 in SoCal this week with no clue of other area “big gun” devs.

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Just got an awesome proof of concept UI from a user. It’s always nice to get well thought-out visuals. Makes my job half as tough.

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Try it with other extensions of apps that save their documents as packages (which are really folders - just special folders).

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Yes, it’s actually normal behavior (launches the Chess.app), but it was interesting none the less.

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Run that bit of code in Script Editor on a (sorry users, this isn’t for you), and you’ll be “board” to death…

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tell application “Finder”
set x to make new folder at (path to desktop) with properties {name:”My.game”}
open x
end tell

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Discovered anomaly. When making folders, beware that you don’t suffix them with certain file extensions. See next tweet…

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Anyone using a Magic Mouse: How’s the weight to form factor ratio? Much heavier than a cabled Apple Mouse? How’s the tracking? Precise? No?

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