Category: Tools

Convert Mac dfont files to TTF format

Windows only accepts TTF font files while Mac format’s their font into Dfont format.  This tool by Peter Upfold lets you convert those beautiful Mac fonts into windows format.  Then with your TTF fonts you can upload them to http://www.font2web.com/ or

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Font2Web

Problem Using your own fonts with HTML 5 can be great, but different browsers require different font formats.  I only had the TTF  (True Type Font) file, but I also needed the otf, .eot, .woff and .svg files to be compatible

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Logitech Wireless Solar Keyboard K750

Opened the box, saw the instructions written on the inside cover of the box (nice simple pictures), plugged it in and it worked. No software needed to install, no charging, just worked. The keyboard can work with minimal inside light (i

Weblog Expert

Problem A client had wanted Google Analytics on their site a few months back so they asked me to put it in their website.  I thought I had, and I did, locally, but for one reason or another, it was

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PuTTY

PuTTY and its related tools are a free version of Telnet and SSH for windows.  It has been available since 1999 and I have heard about it since way back then, but I haven’t had a real need for it

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Open Source Licenses

Originally published by Zack Rusin, found by using the WayBack Machine. I am not a lawyer and do not know legal stuff.  I posted this here for my reference and in case the wayback machine loses the page.  If this

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Diff Merge

DiffMerge is an application to visually compare and merge files within Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux.  Best of all it is free! as in it’s free for you to use, you don’t need to pay anything, ever.  This is

TrueCrypt

TrueCrypt is an amazing free open source tool that allows you to encrypt files very easily.  Anyone can do it as long as you can remember your password.  It acts like another drive on your computer so you can view

Firebug

I don’t know how I used to develop web pages before Firebug.  It is the single best tool you can have when debugging a webpage.  If something doesn’t look right I open Firebug and find out what styles are being

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Edit Plus

EditPlus is a text editor, HTML editor, PHP editor, Java editor and Hex Viewer for Windows. While it can serve as a good Notepad replacement, it also offers many powerful features for Web page authors and programmers. – http://www.editplus.com I have been using this editor since

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