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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: Setup & development software for Macs?
Date Thu, 27 Jun 2013 15:59:52 GMT
Having come from a FreeBSD background, I find MacPorts much better.

On Jun 27, 2013, at 11:49 AM, Ted Dunning <ted.dunning@gmail.com> wrote:

> 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
>> Ecetera: http://ecetera.com.au
>> http://twitter.com/olamy | http://linkedin.com/in/olamy
>> 


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