Sudo Commands without a Password

As certainly everybody knows, iOS 8 has been announced, and Xcode 6 is in the hands of us developers in the form of a beta. So far, things are looking great. I’ve played with Swift a bit and can see some promise in it. My favorite part is the new debugging tools. Like any good…

VMWare Fusion – Network Basics

A while back, I switched over to using a MacBook Pro at work, and I’ve loved it. We have a company policy that all laptop hard drives must be fully encrypted. This poses a problem for the would be BootCampers. When you use the default utilities, you can’t have both OS X and Windows encrypted.…

Xcode 5.1 Ruined My Night – Again

As anyone who glances at my posts will quickly notice, I’ve been on a bit of an automation kick recently. I find automation to be refreshingly simple and fun. I’ve been pushing a lot at work to integrate automated tests into our development cycle, and I’m hoping that all my work will pay off soon.…

Mac OS X Environment Variables

A while back I decided it was about time for me to get some real database management software. I do a lot with SQLite databases, and we also use Oracle at work. I wanted a database administration software that could do everything for me. I find it really annoying to have one program for Oracle, and…