Monthly Archives: January 2011

Installing 64-bit Erlang on a MacMini

A heads-up for those installing Erlang on an Intel MacMini… Let’s start by supposing you have Mac OS X Snow Leopard happily installed and updated on an Intel MacMini: $ uname -a Darwin MacMini.local 10.5.0 Darwin Kernel Version 10.5.0: Fri … Continue reading

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Splitting an archive on Mac OS X

Problem:  Your hard disk is running out of space.  You have access to an external or Internet-based storage device but: it is has a file-size limit of 2GB, and/or you know (or strongly suspect) that it uses a single-fork file … Continue reading

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Auto-expanding textarea

So you figure that you’ll make use of some of the new HTML5 goodness and improve the user experience for your website.  You can make those form elements look nice, but that horrible, horrible textarea (that was ugly in the early … Continue reading

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