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== Cocoa Projects ==
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== Applications ==
 
Applications utilizing the full power of Mac OS X.
 
Applications utilizing the full power of Mac OS X.
  
=== [[SoftwareProjectSake]] ===
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[[Image:Heikoardmonitoricon.png|thumb|48px]]
|| nopicyet || Sake is the Menuitem I always searched for. And as usual, if I can't find what I'm looking for, I code it :), see for yourself: [[SoftwareProjectSake]] ||
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=== [[ARDMonitor]] ===
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[[ARDMonitor]] shows the state of [[Apple Remote Desktop]] (disabled, enabled, connected) - even if the Administrator asked for permission to monitor/control (that's what ARD's menu extra doesn't). See [[ARDMonitor]] for details.
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=== GPSMinna ===
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[[Image:Schick4AppIcon.png|thumb|48px]]
|| nopicyet || GPSMinna is the all-in-one geocaching solution. See [[SoftwareProjectGPSMinna]] for Details. ||
 
  
=== Monoalphabetic Substitution Code Converter ===
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=== [[Schick 5.0]] ===
|| upload:heiko20080608msccinaction2.png || Monoalphabetic Substitution Code Converter decodes ROT13, ROT18 and MIRROR en/decoding. See [[SoftwareProjectMonoalphabeticSubstitutionCodeConverter]] for Details. ||
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[[Schick 5.0]] is a easy-to-use and yet full-featured tool to exchange files in your local network...[[Schick|learn more]]
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=== [[ScreenCast]] ===
 
|| upload:heiko20080115screencasticon.png || [[ScreenCast]] shows the Desktop of a remote computer in a web browser. See [[SoftwareProjectScreenCast]] for details. ||
 
  
=== ARDMonitor ===
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[[Image:Browser-O-MatIcon.png|thumb|48px]]
|| upload:heikoardmonitoricon.png || ARDMonitor shows the state of Apple Remote Desktop (disabled, enabled, connected) - even if the Administrator asked for permission to monitor/control (that's what ARD's menu extra doesn't). See [[SoftwareProjectARDMonitor]] for details. ||
 
  
=== Send As Email CMM ===
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=== [[Browser-O-Mat]] ===
|| http://www.wurst-wasser.net/Wurst-Wasser.net/Pictures/Wiki/ProjectSendAsEmailCMM/sendasemailcmmicon.png || Send As Email CMM lets you send files as email attachment via context menu. Visit [[SoftwareProjectSendAsEmailCMM]] for details.||
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[[Browser-O-Mat]] is a simple white-label-browser that you can use for your favourite (one) website…[[Browser-O-Mat|learn more…]]
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=== Schick ===
 
|| http://www.wurst-wasser.net/Wurst-Wasser.net/Pictures/Wiki/Projects/schick.png || Schick is an easy-to-use way to <b>send</b> files to another Macintosh without any configuration. Schick can only <b>send</b> and receive files, it can <b>not</b> share files. This is NO file sharing oder p2p-networking utility! Visit [[SoftwareProjectSchick]] for details.||
 
  
=== Raclette ===
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[[Image:MacUptimeII.png|thumb|48px]]
|| http://www.wurst-wasser.net/Wurst-Wasser.net/Pictures/Wiki/Projects/raclette-icon.png || Raclette is a nice add-on if you like to listen to [http://www.radioct.de/ CT - Das Radio]! Visit [[SoftwareProjectRaclette]] for details. ||
 
  
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=== [[Mac Uptime II]] ===
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[[Mac Uptime II]] is just the remake of the good old Mac Uptime PPC, now for intel Mac...[[Mac Uptime II|learn more...]]
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== Screen Saver Projects ==
 
== Screen Saver Projects ==
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[[Image:NixieSaverPreview.jpg|thumb|64px]]
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=== NixieClock Screen Saver ===
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Many might have thought this is vaporware! But finally, after 8 years of developing (and waiting for the images to be edited<ref>What I finally did myself, because...that's another story...</ref>) it is here: [[NixieClock Screen Saver]].
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[[Image:Blank.jpg|thumb|64px]]
  
 
=== Blank Screen Saver ===
 
=== Blank Screen Saver ===
|| http://www.wurst-wasser.net/Wurst-Wasser.net/Pictures/Wiki/Projects/blank.jpg || Last, but not least, a REAL screensaver. Since this screen saver will only display a black blank screen it should actually save your screen. Of course, if you REALLY want to save your screen use the "Energy saving" settings in your system's preferences. Now featuring transparency! It's Freeware, so don't hesitate to [http://www.wurst-wasser.net/Wurst-Wasser.net/Wiki-Uploads/blankscreensaverfolder120.zip download the 1.2.0 version (for Snow Leopard)].<br>Requires [[MacOS]] X 10.6 Snow Leopard!<br><br>For older [[MacOS]] X please use [http://www.wurst-wasser.net/Wurst-Wasser.net/Wiki-Uploads/blankscreensaverfolder1.1.3.zip the 1.1.3 Version for [[MacOS]] X 10.4 "Tiger"] or [http://www.wurst-wasser.net/Wurst-Wasser.net/Downloads/BlankScreenSaverFolder0110.sit the 1.0.1 version for [[MacOS]] X 10.3]. ||
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There it is, THE REAL screensaver. Since this screen saver will only display a black blank screen it should actually save your screen. Of course, if you REALLY want to save your screen use the "Energy saving" settings in your system's preferences. Now featuring transparency! Learn more here. [[Blank Screen Saver]]
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[[Image:FlyingToasters2.jpg|thumb|64px]]
  
 
=== Flying Toasters Screen Saver ===
 
=== Flying Toasters Screen Saver ===
|| http://www.wurst-wasser.net/Wurst-Wasser.net/Pictures/Wiki/Projects/FlyingToasters2.jpg || Small screensaver displaying flying toasters. Before someone else says it: NOT THRILLING THOUGH. It's Freeware, so don't hesitate to [http://www.wurst-wasser.net/Wurst-Wasser.net/Wiki-Uploads/flyingtoasters310.zip download] it. '''Now compatible with [[MacOS]] X 10.5 and higher (including Snow Leopard)!''' <br><br>If you're using Mac OS X 10.4, please use [http://www.wurst-wasser.net/Wurst-Wasser.net/Wiki-Uploads/flyingtoasters300.zip the old version]||
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Small screensaver displaying flying toasters. Before someone else says it: NOT THRILLING THOUGH.  
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For more informations visit: [[Flying Toasters Screen Saver]]
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[[Image:Nw2.jpg|thumb|64px]]
  
 
=== <nowiki>NettWaer</nowiki> Screen Saver ===
 
=== <nowiki>NettWaer</nowiki> Screen Saver ===
|| http://www.wurst-wasser.net/Wurst-Wasser.net/Pictures/Wiki/Projects/nw2.jpg || Remember the good old times when "DOS was removed and it's memory given to the disk cache"? This screen saver will bring back the great screen saver of Novell Netware 3.x. It's Freeware, so don't hesitate to [http://www.wurst-wasser.net/Wurst-Wasser.net/Wiki-Uploads/nettwaersaverfolder120.zip download version 1.2.0 (Snow Leopard compatible)].<br><br>For Mac OS X 10.4 "Tiger" please use [http://www.wurst-wasser.net/Wurst-Wasser.net/Wiki-Uploads/nettwaersaverfolder112.zip version 1.1.2].<br>(If you're using [[MacOS]] X 10.3 or earlier, please use [http://www.wurst-wasser.net/Wurst-Wasser.net/Downloads/NettWaerSaverFolder103.sit Version 1.0.3])||
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Remember the good old times when "DOS was removed and it's memory given to the disk cache"? This screen saver will bring back the great screen saver of Novell Netware 3.x. It's Freeware, so don't hesitate to...<br>
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...[[Media:Nettwaersaverfolder120.zip|download version 1.2.0 (Snow Leopard compatible)]]<br>
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...[[Media:Nettwaersaverfolder130.zip|download version 1.3.0 (Lion and Mountain Lion compatible)]]
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[[Image:Huepf1.gif|thumb|64px]]
  
 
=== Huepfer Screen Saver ===
 
=== Huepfer Screen Saver ===
|| http://www.wurst-wasser.net/Wurst-Wasser.net/Pictures/Wiki/Projects/huepf1.gif || One more screensaver displaying fractal-like graphics known as Hopper or H&uuml;pfer. It's Freeware, so don't hesitate to download the Snow Leopard compatible 1.1.0 version [http://www.wurst-wasser.net/Wurst-Wasser.net/Wiki-Uploads/huepfersaverfolder110.zip here].<br>Requires [[MacOS]] 10.5 "Leopard" or higher.<br><br>(Users of [[MacOS]] 10.4 can use the [http://www.wurst-wasser.net/Wurst-Wasser.net/Downloads/HuepferSaverFolder103.sit 1.0.3 version]<br>Users of [[MacOS]] 10.3 or earlier can use the [http://www.wurst-wasser.net/Wurst-Wasser.net/Downloads/HuepferSaverFolder101.sit 1.0.1 version]) ||
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One more screensaver displaying fractal-like graphics known as Hopper or H&uuml;pfer. It's Freeware, so don't hesitate to download the...
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* '''Lion''' and '''Mountain Lion compatible''' 1.5 version [[Media:Huepfersaverfolder150.zip]]
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* Snow Leopard compatible 1.1.0 version [[Media:Huepfersaverfolder110.zip]] here.<br>Requires [[MacOS]] 10.5 "Leopard" or later.
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(Users of [[MacOS]] 10.3 or 10.4 see [[SoftwareProjectsThatAreNotLongerSupported]])
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[[Image:ApfelmaennleAnim.gif|thumb|64px]]
  
 
=== Apfelmaennle Screen Saver ===
 
=== Apfelmaennle Screen Saver ===
|| http://www.wurst-wasser.net/Wurst-Wasser.net/Pictures/Wiki/Projects/ApfelmaennleAnim.gif || One more screensaver displaying a fractal-The famous mandelbrot char. The screen saver has a bunch of configurable options as zooming speed, iteration depth and color schemes. It's Freeware, so don't hesitate to [http://www.wurst-wasser.net/Wurst-Wasser.net/Wiki-Uploads/apfelmaennlefolder120.zip download Version 1.2.0] (Requires [[MacOS]] X 10.5 "Leopard" or newer, including Snow Leopard).<br><br>(If you're using [[MacOS]] X 10.3 or earlier, please use[http://www.wurst-wasser.net/Wurst-Wasser.net/Wiki-Uploads/apfelmaennlefolder113.zip version 1.1.3], if you're using [[MacOS]] X 10.3 or earlier, please use [http://www.wurst-wasser.net/Wurst-Wasser.net/Downloads/Apfelmaennle110Folder.sit Version 1.1.0])||
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It's now called [[Mandelbrot Screen Saver]], see the [[Mandelbrot Screen Saver|Project Page]].
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[[Image:LoadSaver223.gif|thumb|64px]]
  
 
=== <nowiki>LoadSaver</nowiki> ===
 
=== <nowiki>LoadSaver</nowiki> ===
|| http://www.wurst-wasser.net/Wurst-Wasser.net/Pictures/Wiki/Projects/LoadSaver223.gif || This screensaver is ideal for monitoring servers while screen saver is running (and keyboard is locked). Will display load averages, logfile and -if you like- the desktop using transparency. It's Freeware, so don't hesitate to...<br>* [http://www.wurst-wasser.net/Wurst-Wasser.net/Downloads/LoadSaverFolder0110.sit download PPC Version]<br>* [http://www.wurst-wasser.net/Wurst-Wasser.net/Wiki-Uploads/loadsaver0117.zip download Universal Binary Version]<br>* [http://www.wurst-wasser.net/Wurst-Wasser.net/Wiki-Uploads/loadsaverfolder120.zip download Leopard[[/Snow]] Leopard compatible Version]||
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This screensaver is ideal for monitoring servers while screen saver is running (and keyboard is locked). Will display load averages, logfile and -if you like- the desktop using transparency. It's Freeware, so don't hesitate to [[Media:Loadsaverfolder120.zip]] download the Leopard/Snow Leopard compatible version (for older versions visit [[Software Projects That Are Not Longer Supported]]).
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[[Image:Uebersatz1.jpg|thumb|64px]]
  
 
=== &Uuml;bersatz Screen Saver ===
 
=== &Uuml;bersatz Screen Saver ===
|| http://www.wurst-wasser.net/Wurst-Wasser.net/Pictures/Wiki/Projects/uebersatz1.jpg || Small screensaver displaying messages. Highly configurable. Before someone else says it: NOT THRILLING THOUGH. It's Freeware, so don't hesitate to [http://www.wurst-wasser.net/Wurst-Wasser.net/Wiki-Uploads/uebersatzsaverfolder120.zip download Leopard[[/Snow]] Leopard compatible 1.2.0 version]<br><br>For OS older than 10.5 "Leopard", please use [http://www.wurst-wasser.net/Wurst-Wasser.net/Downloads/UebersatzSaverFolder0111c.zip version 1.1.1c]. ||
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Small screensaver displaying messages. Highly configurable. Before someone else says it: NOT THRILLING THOUGH. It's Freeware, so don't hesitate to [[Media:Uebersatzsaverfolder120.zip|download Leopard/Snow Leopard compatible 1.2.0 version]].
 
 
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== Web-based Projects ==
 
== Web-based Projects ==
 
This are not really applications since they are completely browser-based.
 
This are not really applications since they are completely browser-based.
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[[Image:Votan.png|thumb|48px]]
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=== Votan ===
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Simple way of setting up a poll.
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See for yourself: http://www.wurst-wasser.net/votan/index.php
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[[Image:SkipperPage.png|thumb|48px]]
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=== [[Skipper]] ===
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[[Skipper]] is a simple web site for controlling a remote [[iTunes]] application. [[Skipper|Learn more...]]
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[[Image:ITunes.png|thumb|48px]]
  
 
=== [[CoordinatesConverter]] ===
 
=== [[CoordinatesConverter]] ===
|| http://www.wurst-wasser.net/Wurst-Wasser.net/Pictures/Wiki/Projects/iTunes.png || see [[SoftwareProjectCoordinatesConverter]]. ||
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See [[CoordinatesConverter]].
  
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[[Image:Shortcuts-wishlist.gif|thumb|48px]]
 
=== Wishlist ===
 
=== Wishlist ===
|| http://www.wurst-wasser.net/Wurst-Wasser.net/Pictures/Wiki/Projects/Shortcuts-wishlist.gif || The Wishlist offers a technique to tell the world what you would like to get on your next birthday, x-mas or similar anniversary, without actually knowing <i>who</i> will buy you <i>which</i> gift. And best of all, the "buyer" can mark it as bought, so no-one else will buy it. (Did you ever get something twice?) Visit [[WishList]] for details. ||
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The Wishlist offers a technique to tell the world what you would like to get on your next birthday, x-mas or similar anniversary, without actually knowing <i>who</i> will buy you <i>which</i> gift. And best of all, the "buyer" can mark it as bought, so no-one else will buy it. (Did you ever get something twice?) Visit [[WishList]] for details.
 
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== [[AppleScript]]- and Automator-Projects ==
 
== [[AppleScript]]- and Automator-Projects ==
 
These programs will run on Mac OS X [[AppleScript]] / Automator environments. They are mostly provided as source.
 
These programs will run on Mac OS X [[AppleScript]] / Automator environments. They are mostly provided as source.
  
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[[Image:AppleScriptIconNichtFrei.jpeg|thumb|48px]]
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=== Heikos Little Helpers ===
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[[Heikos Little Helpers]] is a collection of the scripts I wrote for my own purposes. Check it out!
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[[Image:Heiko20080804automatoricon.png|thumb|48px]]
 
=== [[PlaySingleTrack]] ===
 
=== [[PlaySingleTrack]] ===
|| upload:heiko20080804automatoricon.png || For those of you that missed a feature in iTunes allowing to play a single track, here's your solution: [[PlaySingleTrack]] ||
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For those of you that missed a feature in iTunes allowing to play a single track, here's your solution: [[PlaySingleTrack]]
 
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=== Paperless [[GeoCaching]] ===
 
|| upload:heiko20080804automatoricon.png || If you're a geocacher, you might be interested in my  [[SoftwareProjectPaperlessGeoCaching]]. ||
 
  
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[[Image:ITunes.png|thumb|48px]]
 
=== VLC Remote Control Shell Scripts ===
 
=== VLC Remote Control Shell Scripts ===
|| http://www.wurst-wasser.net/Wurst-Wasser.net/Pictures/Wiki/Projects/iTunes.png || If you want to remote control your VLC Player by shell commands, take a look at [[VLCRemoteControlShellScripts]] ||
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If you want to remote control your VLC Player by shell commands, take a look at [[VLCRemoteControlShellScripts]].<br>
 
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=== iTunes Backup and Restore Rating Scripts ===
 
|| http://www.wurst-wasser.net/Wurst-Wasser.net/Pictures/Wiki/Projects/iTunes.png || Since iTunes Library keeps crashing occasionally I was searching for a way to preserve all metadata. The tags are safely stored inside the files. Only the rating is not. That's what my script does - it backups the rating into the (at least for me) useless BPM-Tag.<br> It's also an script for restoring into rating included. You may [http://www.wurst-wasser.net/Wurst-Wasser.net/Downloads/BackupRatingToBPMTagAppleScript0001.zip download] the scripts here. They're free! (Best installed at <tt><nowiki>/Library/iTunes/Scripts/</nowiki></tt>) ||
 
  
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[[Image:ITunes.png|thumb|48px]]
 
===  iTunes Control Scripts (for remote shell like ssh) ===
 
===  iTunes Control Scripts (for remote shell like ssh) ===
|| http://www.wurst-wasser.net/Wurst-Wasser.net/Pictures/Wiki/Projects/iTunes.png || I needed a way to control my iTunes running on my other Mac - since I found nothing which fits my needs I made up my own (as usual). The scripts can '''show all details of the current track''', '''control iTunes (volume, play, pause, quit, next, previous)''' and '''set rating for current song'''. You may [http://www.wurst-wasser.net/Wurst-Wasser.net/Downloads/iTunes.tgz download] the scripts here. They're free! ||
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I needed a way to control my iTunes running on my other Mac - since I found nothing which fits my needs I made up my own (as usual). The scripts can '''show all details of the current track''', '''control iTunes (volume, play, pause, quit, next, previous)''' and '''set rating for current song'''. You may [[Media:ITunes.tgz]] the scripts here. They're free!
 
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=== Mount-O-Matic ===
 
|| http://www.wurst-wasser.net/Wurst-Wasser.net/Pictures/Wiki/Projects/MountOMatic.jpeg || Mount-O-Matic was originally planned as a Cocoa Application but it turned out to be a easy task in [http://www.cocoa-co.de/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?AppleScript [[AppleScript]]]. It's purpose is to automatically mount [[EtherShare]], Netatalk or Mac OS X Server volumes. You may ask why this is necessary! That's easy '''Since Chooser is gone, there's no easy way to do this''', '''Volumes with Umlauts in it can't be mounted with Startup Items''', '''For every server a window is opened (nasty)'''. Visit cocoa-co.de for [http://www.cocoa-co.de/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?MountOMatic  details] or just [http://www.wurst-wasser.net/Wurst-Wasser.net/Downloads/MountOMatic.zip download]. ||
 
 
 
=== [[CreateLowRes]] ===
 
|| http://www.wurst-wasser.net/Wurst-Wasser.net/Pictures/Wiki/Projects/MountOMatic.jpeg || [[CreateLowres]] is an [[AppleScript]] I wrote for a friend who wanted to automagically create low res images from incoming high res images. See [[CreateLowres]] ||
 
 
 
=== [[Adium Automatic Reconnect]] ===
 
|| upload:heiko20070223adiumreconnecticon.jpeg || If you want your Adium to reconnect at a specified time, take a look: [[Adium Automatic Reconnect]]. ||
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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=== Mac Uptime PPC ===
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|| http://www.wurst-wasser.net/Wurst-Wasser.net/Pictures/Wiki/Projects/AnimMacUptime.gif || Mac Uptime is a simple program to display the time since the last reboot. On various Unixes this is called "uptime". You may also copy-paste uptimes to mails so you may impress your friends how long your Mac is up. You may also automate this by using [[AppleScript]]. New in the PPC version is the widely configurable display. It's Freeware, so don't hesitate to [http://www.wurst-wasser.net/Wurst-Wasser.net/Downloads/MacUptimePPC.1.210.sit download]  it. There's also a [http://www.wurst-wasser.net/Wurst-Wasser.net/Downloads/MacUptime0.015bv.cpt 68K Version] available.||
 
 
 
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== Shell Projects ==
 
== Shell Projects ==
 
These programs will run in the most <nowiki>Unix/Linux</nowiki> environments. They are provided as source.
 
These programs will run in the most <nowiki>Unix/Linux</nowiki> environments. They are provided as source.
  
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[[Image:ShellScriptIcon.png|thumb|48px]]
 
=== Solver ===
 
=== Solver ===
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Solves a special puzzles, used for [http://www.geocaching.com/seek/cache_details.aspx?guid=a193d9af-32df-4c9b-87ef-d81442fb2b1e GC1259N]. See [[SoftwareProjektSolver]].
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=== [[ConvertPCX5ToCSV]] ===
 
=== [[ConvertPCX5ToCSV]] ===
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|| http://www.wurst-wasser.net/Wurst-Wasser.net/Pictures/Wiki/Projects/liam1.gif || LIAM Is Another Mailchecker. (Try reading liam backwards) With nice clock included. Pretty useless..:-) [http://www.wurst-wasser.net/Wurst-Wasser.net/Downloads/liam20021120.tar.gz download] it.||
 
  
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=== [[LetUserSetUpDVDROMRegionCode]] ===
 
=== [[LetUserSetUpDVDROMRegionCode]] ===
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You might want to let non-administrator-users set the region code of their DVD-drive. This is how you permit this: [[LetUserSetUpDVDROMRegionCode]].
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[[Category:Development]]

Latest revision as of 21:03, 4 December 2016

Applications

Applications utilizing the full power of Mac OS X.

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ARDMonitor

ARDMonitor shows the state of Apple Remote Desktop (disabled, enabled, connected) - even if the Administrator asked for permission to monitor/control (that's what ARD's menu extra doesn't). See ARDMonitor for details.


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Schick 5.0

Schick 5.0 is a easy-to-use and yet full-featured tool to exchange files in your local network...learn more



Browser-O-MatIcon.png

Browser-O-Mat

Browser-O-Mat is a simple white-label-browser that you can use for your favourite (one) website…learn more…



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Mac Uptime II

Mac Uptime II is just the remake of the good old Mac Uptime PPC, now for intel Mac...learn more...


Screen Saver Projects

NixieSaverPreview.jpg

NixieClock Screen Saver

Many might have thought this is vaporware! But finally, after 8 years of developing (and waiting for the images to be edited[1]) it is here: NixieClock Screen Saver.

Blank.jpg

Blank Screen Saver

There it is, THE REAL screensaver. Since this screen saver will only display a black blank screen it should actually save your screen. Of course, if you REALLY want to save your screen use the "Energy saving" settings in your system's preferences. Now featuring transparency! Learn more here. Blank Screen Saver

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Flying Toasters Screen Saver

Small screensaver displaying flying toasters. Before someone else says it: NOT THRILLING THOUGH. For more informations visit: Flying Toasters Screen Saver

Nw2.jpg

NettWaer Screen Saver

Remember the good old times when "DOS was removed and it's memory given to the disk cache"? This screen saver will bring back the great screen saver of Novell Netware 3.x. It's Freeware, so don't hesitate to...
...download version 1.2.0 (Snow Leopard compatible)
...download version 1.3.0 (Lion and Mountain Lion compatible)



Huepf1.gif

Huepfer Screen Saver

One more screensaver displaying fractal-like graphics known as Hopper or Hüpfer. It's Freeware, so don't hesitate to download the...

(Users of MacOS 10.3 or 10.4 see SoftwareProjectsThatAreNotLongerSupported)

ApfelmaennleAnim.gif

Apfelmaennle Screen Saver

It's now called Mandelbrot Screen Saver, see the Project Page.

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LoadSaver

This screensaver is ideal for monitoring servers while screen saver is running (and keyboard is locked). Will display load averages, logfile and -if you like- the desktop using transparency. It's Freeware, so don't hesitate to Media:Loadsaverfolder120.zip download the Leopard/Snow Leopard compatible version (for older versions visit Software Projects That Are Not Longer Supported).

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Übersatz Screen Saver

Small screensaver displaying messages. Highly configurable. Before someone else says it: NOT THRILLING THOUGH. It's Freeware, so don't hesitate to download Leopard/Snow Leopard compatible 1.2.0 version.

Web-based Projects

This are not really applications since they are completely browser-based.

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Votan

Simple way of setting up a poll. See for yourself: http://www.wurst-wasser.net/votan/index.php

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Skipper

Skipper is a simple web site for controlling a remote iTunes application. Learn more...

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CoordinatesConverter

See CoordinatesConverter.

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Wishlist

The Wishlist offers a technique to tell the world what you would like to get on your next birthday, x-mas or similar anniversary, without actually knowing who will buy you which gift. And best of all, the "buyer" can mark it as bought, so no-one else will buy it. (Did you ever get something twice?) Visit WishList for details. You might say, this looks like an 90's webpage. It is! :-)


AppleScript- and Automator-Projects

These programs will run on Mac OS X AppleScript / Automator environments. They are mostly provided as source.

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Heikos Little Helpers

Heikos Little Helpers is a collection of the scripts I wrote for my own purposes. Check it out!

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PlaySingleTrack

For those of you that missed a feature in iTunes allowing to play a single track, here's your solution: PlaySingleTrack

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VLC Remote Control Shell Scripts

If you want to remote control your VLC Player by shell commands, take a look at VLCRemoteControlShellScripts.

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iTunes Control Scripts (for remote shell like ssh)

I needed a way to control my iTunes running on my other Mac - since I found nothing which fits my needs I made up my own (as usual). The scripts can show all details of the current track, control iTunes (volume, play, pause, quit, next, previous) and set rating for current song. You may Media:ITunes.tgz the scripts here. They're free!





Shell Projects

These programs will run in the most Unix/Linux environments. They are provided as source.

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Solver

Solves a special puzzles, used for GC1259N. See SoftwareProjektSolver.

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ConvertPCX5ToCSV

If you want to convert from PCX5 to CSV-Format, you can use this Script. See ConvertPCX5ToCSV.

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LetUserSetUpDVDROMRegionCode

You might want to let non-administrator-users set the region code of their DVD-drive. This is how you permit this: LetUserSetUpDVDROMRegionCode.


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