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From Ted Dunning <ted.dunn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Setup & development software for Macs?
Date Thu, 27 Jun 2013 15:49:28 GMT
Regardless of which you choose,

+1 non-deterministically for either brew or mac port.

Very useful.


On Thu, Jun 27, 2013 at 2:19 AM, Olivier Lamy <olamy@apache.org> wrote:

> Try http://brew.sh
>
> Yes brew vs mac port is probably like vi vs emacs :-)
>
>
> 2013/6/27 Mark Struberg <struberg@yahoo.de>:
> > 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/
> >>>>
> >>
>
>
>
> --
> Olivier Lamy
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> http://twitter.com/olamy | http://linkedin.com/in/olamy
>

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