Blog

  1. As boring as these aluminum Macs are, they're going to age so much better.

  2. I love Macs, but not every Mac.

  3. Everyone needs to get FreeBSD-pilled that FreeBSD is better than Linux.

  4. No one would complain about the daylights savings changeover/spring forward if it happened during the workday.

  5. I am obsessed with server utility applications, and I have no idea why.

  6. First generation Intel MacBook Pro, meet first generation M1 MacBook Pro.

  7. Worldwide software engineer appreciation week kicks off next week, 1/31.

  8. Millennials and Zoomers don't have scratchy vinyl or warped cassette tapes, we have insufferable scratchy...

  9. The world is not boring, YOU are boring for paying attention to nothing!

  10. Everyone has to start somewhere, and this is my story.

Projects

Server Admin 10.6

Are you tired of PaaS startups rehashing old ideas that used to be implemented for free in the open source world? Maybe you just like running your own server(s)? Or, maybe you just miss clicking around Apple's utility applications.

Well you're in luck because we are replicating the late, the great Mac OS X Server Admin application, and we're doing it in classic Mac OS X style with AppKit and Objective-C.

Server Admin - Server administration for what's left of us.

Server Admin 10.3

Relive the magic of Mac OS X Server, and it's Server Admin application, right in your browser! Step back into 2003 and click through all the services and panels that shipped with 10.3 Server.

Classic Finder

Everything (mostly) you loved about the original Macintosh Finder, implemented in Objective-C and Cocoa to run on your modern Mac!

Work With Me

Protype Software Ltd.

Protype Software is an independent practice that I founded to act as a vessel for freelance work. I can build websites, web apps, Mac apps. I can also help with automation, CI/CD and general systems administration.

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