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From Mark Struberg <strub...@yahoo.de>
Subject Re: Setup & development software for Macs?
Date Thu, 27 Jun 2013 06:20:03 GMT
probably the most important for me is mac ports. It's basically a BSD package manager with
OSX packages. You can install all the *NIX stuff easily.

There is also a graphical UI called Porticus.

LieGrue,
strub




----- Original Message -----
> From: Roger and Beth Whitcomb <RogerandBeth@rbwhitcomb.com>
> To: dev@community.apache.org
> Cc: 
> Sent: Thursday, 27 June 2013, 6:21
> Subject: Re: Setup & development software for Macs?
> 
> As far as basic text editors, TextWrangler is probably the best: 
> http://www.barebones.com/products/textwrangler/ (and it's free). Also 
> available via the App Store.  Although the XCode editor is very nice as 
> well.  And I've used UltraEdit on a PC, and they now have a Mac version 
> (cost is minimal) (http://www.ultraedit.com/products/mac-text-editor.html).
> 
> ~Roger Whitcomb
> 
> On 6/26/13 8:47 PM, Ted Dunning wrote:
>>  I tested disk I/O before and after enabling FileVault and couldn't 
> really
>>  tell the difference.  I also turned it on after I had quite a bit of stuff
>>  on the disk and it didn't take all that long to convert (considerably 
> less
>>  than all night).
>> 
>>  Leave the firewall on.  It is very easy to poke and then repair holes when
>>  you need them.
>> 
>> 
>> 
>>  On Wed, Jun 26, 2013 at 6:31 PM, Luciano Resende 
> <luckbr1975@gmail.com>wrote:
>> 
>>>  On Wed, Jun 26, 2013 at 6:20 PM, Shane Curcuru 
> <asf@shanecurcuru.org>
>>>  wrote:
>>> 
>>>>  I just switched to a Mac for much of my stuff, and am wondering how 
> other
>>>>  committers organize their Macs and what kind of software they use.
>>>> 
>>>>  In particular, what's the best GUI-ish SVN clients?
>>>> 
>>>>  Your favorite basic text editors?  I don't need a big IDE, just 
> simple
>>>>  markdown/python/ruby, and occasional web page editing.
>>>> 
>>>>  Also, a silly question, I know, but if I have my work on SSD, is 
> there
>>>  any
>>>>  reason that I should *not* configure FileVault?  It seems like a no
>>>  brainer
>>>>  for any laptop.  Similarly, any reason to turn off the built-in 
> Firewall?
>>>> 
>>>>  Related, what are decent options for parental control software for 
> macs &
>>>>  iPads?  It's obvious that we will need some way to restrict and 
> monitor
>>>>  what our daughter does on the computer...
>>>> 
>>>>  Thanks in advance!
>>>> 
>>>>  - Shane
>>>> 
>>>  Take a look at this, seems like some good pointers :
>>>  http://www.josebrowne.com/from-windows-to-mac-dev.html
>>> 
>>>  Also, install Xcode command line tools, that should give you most of 
> what
>>>  you need (e.g. svn, git, and some other stuff required for basic dev)
>>> 
>>>  As for FileVault, I use that with no issues (and you know, it's 
> kind
>>>  required by our employers... in case you ever use your mac for 
> work)....
>>>  but if you choose to do it, do it now, while you don't have much 
> content on
>>>  the SSD. Firewall is always ON as well.
>>> 
>>>  --
>>>  Luciano Resende
>>>  http://people.apache.org/~lresende
>>>  http://twitter.com/lresende1975
>>>  http://lresende.blogspot.com/
>>> 
> 

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