Tag Archives: Macintosh

My Mac has Mono

Through an odd series of events beginning with the announcement of a new release of the F# programming language, I ended up installing the Mono system on my Mac. I had been in the business of selling a command-line mailer … Continue reading

Posted in Programming | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Playing with OS/X Text To Speech

TL;DR – I built an app that exercises OS/X’s support for various spoken voices. You can run the packaged app here: http://www.radiks.net/~jimbo/sayer.zip The .zip file will show up in your Downloads folder.  Click on sayer.zip.  You will be asked if … Continue reading

Posted in Technology | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Scripting Safari

I am new to Mac programming.  I have downloaded Xcode and MacRuby and have some familiarity with Objective-C and common Unix tools.  I had thought that I might stick to MacRuby for any immediate projects so that I could get … Continue reading

Posted in Technology | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

My new toy … Macbook Pro

I picked up a Macbook Pro laptop today.  It’s the low-end,13-inch screen model. I’ve been wanting a Mac for a while.  Now, off to tinker…

Posted in Technology | Tagged | Leave a comment