Many engineers like myself live in the command line, and perform actions from command line that most others would click an icon for. I’ve always found opening apps from command line on Macs painful. You need to references the
Applications directory, add
.app to the name, etc. I just want to open apps by name.
To open an app from any directory by its simple name, you can use the
-a argument to
open -a Cyberduck # Works regardless of case as well open -a CyBeRdUcK
-a for a command like
open. Being able to open any app by name is exactly what I want!
Regardless of our position on vendor prefixes, we have to live with them and occasionally use them to make things work. These prefixes can be used in two formats: the CSS format (
-moz-, as in
-moz-element) and the JS format (
navigator.mozApps). The awesome X-Tag project has…
Whenever you have a long page worth of content, you generally want to add a “top” anchor link at the bottom of the page so that your user doesn’t have to scroll forever to get to the top. The only problem with this method is…