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Mac OS X specific tools

This page lists various software tools that can be found on the Mac OS X platform (or were hard to find).
These are not necessarily free or Open Source applications, but Mac owners spend money on software sometimes wink

Please check first the Multiplatform tools, some of which are available on Mac OS also, and they are recommended since they can be used by your colleagues who don’t know (yet) how to use free software



Application types

Source control GUI’s (CVS & SVN)

(CVS: Concurrent Versions System, SVN Subversion - a more civilised replacement for CVS, GUI: Graphical User Interface)
Eclipse
http://www.eclipse.org/ is a free Open Source development IDE (Integrated Development Environment) which can be coaxed into being the only tool you need to work on TikiWiki (or any other PHP based application).
http://www.aptana.com/ is a very impressive web app development tool based on Eclipse, but the PHP support at the moment (June 2008) is somewhat lacking. No debugger sadly, but the “Web 2.0” for AJAX and so on support is very impressive.

See this page for how to set up Eclipse on Mac OS.

Frankly now I use Eclipse with it’s plugins pretty well exclusively. Howerver, here are some others...
CVL
A graphical frontend to CVS - just about! [Most platforms but not listed on Multiplatform tools yet] It aims to support CVS version control system in a graphical interface but can be confusing for the beginner(!)
http://www.sente.ch/software/cvl/

SCPlugin
Finder integration for SVN, similar to TortioseSVN on Windows.
http://scplugin.tigris.org/

Subcommander
Cross-platform GUI for SVN. Does the bits that SCPlugin sometimes doesn’t
http://subcommander.tigris.org/


Text Editors

Eclipse
http://www.eclipse.org/ is fine... especially with the Smarty plugin! Alternatively,

BBEdit
[Mac OS - $125]
“The best text editor money can buy” I used to think, but it has got quite bloated now, so check out others (i bought it so long ago I just pay for version updates)
The manufacturer’s registered slogan for it is “It doesn’t suck.”
Has a built in FTP/SFTP client built in (so you can open and save remote files as easily as local ones!), colourizes and formats PHP, HTML and CSS (and many, many more) perfectly and does just about everything a text editor possibly could or should do. It will also open HUGE files and not fall over. (not intended as an advert - I just end up using this every time, especially after evaluating others - JB)
http://www.barebones.com/products/bbedit/

Others
As I cannot really vouch for other text editors on the Mac here is a (far too) comprehensive list of text and other editors available http://www.pure-mac.com/textword.html.
I hear that TextMate is very good (the Ruby On Rails people seem to like it), and I tried SubEthaEdit for it’s collaborative possibilities once (many editors can work on one document at once - scary!)

VIM
[Open source, most platforms]
Should be on Multiplatform tools but is one that’s available on Mac OS (hey, how about a key there list showing which platforms they’re on?)

GoLive
Stopped using this as the new (and last) version corrupts TikiWiki site files. Farewell GoLive...


SQL

Sequel Pro.app Client
http://www.sequelpro.com/ - donateware

mac ports mysql Server
port -v install mysql5 +server


Webmin: for configuring your server

Webmin
http://www.macports.info/Webmin



Blog posting

TODO

Image editing and screenshot capturing

PhotoShop
[big money] Again, bought it so long ago and it’s hard to beat - especially for free! ‘Nuff said.

Graphic Converter
[$35 - “shareware”] An excellent, cheaper alternative - I often use it because sometimes i can load the app, do the image edit and save it before PhotoShop gets past the credits splash screen! http://www.http://macromates.com/.com/

Gimp
See Multiplatform tools and/or http://www.gimp.org/

Screenshots?
Press CMD+SHIFT+3 for whole screen, or CMD+SHIFT+4 for an area.


Screencasting or Desktop Session recording

TODO

File Transfer (ftp, sftp)

Transmit
Very “Mac-like” FTP client - money again
http://www.panic.com/transmit/

FireFTP
Firefox add-on - should be on Multiplatform tools - https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/684



File compression/decompression

Mostly I just use the built in system BOMArchiveHelper tool to decompress
CleanArchiver
Compresses most archive formats and doesn’t include all the embarrassing Mac hidden files (optionally).
http://www.sopht.jp/cleanarchiver/

Zipeg
Archive browser with a nice icon of a sheep.
http://www.zipeg.com/


On-line communication (IRC)

Colloquy
Very cool looking IRC client for Mac OS Open Source
I don’t know much about it (yet) but looks far better than any of the others available http://colloquy.info/
Now available on iPhone, apparently!


doc.tiki.org


Bootstrap

AdminGuide

UserGuide

Keywords

Keywords serve as “hubs” for navigation within the Tiki documentation. They correspond to development keywords (bug reports and feature requests):

Accessibility (WAI and 508)
Accounting (7.x)
Articles and Submissions
Backlinks
Banners
Batch (6.x)
BigBlueButton audio/video/chat/screensharing (5.x)
Blog
Bookmark
Browser Compatibility
Link Cache
Calendar
Category
Chat
Clean URLs
Comments
Communication Center
Compression (gzip)
Contacts (Address Book)
Contact us
Content Templates
Contribution (2.x)
Cookie
Copyright
Credit (6.x)
Custom Home and Group Home Page
Date and Time
Debugger Console
Directory of hyperlinks
Documentation link from Tiki to doc.tiki.org (Help System)
Docs 8.x
Draw 7.x
Dynamic Content
Dynamic Variable
External Authentication
FAQ
Featured links
File Gallery
Forum
Friendship Network (Community)
Gmap Google maps
Groups
Hotword
HTML Page
i18n (Multilingual, l10n, Babelfish)
Image Gallery
Import-Export
Install
Integrator
Interoperability
Inter-User Messages
InterTiki
Kaltura video management (4.x)
Karma
Live Support
Login
Logs (system & action)
Look and Feel
Lost edit protection
Mail-in
Map with Mapserver
Menu
Meta Tags
Mobile Tiki and Voice Tiki
Mods
Module
MultiTiki
MyTiki
Newsletter
Notepad
Payment
Performance Speed / Load
Permissions
Platform independence (Linux-Apache, Windows/IIS, Mac, BSD)
Polls
Profiles
Profile Manager
Report
Toolbar
Quiz
Rating
Feeds
Score
Search engine optimization
Search
Search and Replace
Security
Semantic links (3.x)
Shadowbox
Shadow Layers
Share
Shopping cart
Shoutbox
Slideshow
Smiley
Social Networks
Spam protection (Anti-bot CATPCHA)
Spellcheck
Spreadsheet
Stats
Surveys
Tags (2.x)
Task
Tell a Friend, alert + Social Bookmarking
TikiTests (2.x)
Theme CSS & Smarty
Trackers
Transitions (5.x)
TRIM
User Administration including registration and banning
User Files
User Menu
Watch
WebHelp
WebDAV (5.x)
Webmail
Web Services
Wiki 3D
Wiki History, page rename, etc
Wiki Page Staging and Approval (2.x)
Wiki Plugin extends basic syntax
Wiki Syntax
Wiki structure (book and table of content)
Workspace
WSOD
WYSIWYCA
WYSIWYG (2.x)
XMLRPC


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