Posts tagged ‘fluid’

A new Twitter SSB

With the coming requirement to use OAuth to sign on to Twitter, I’ve had to abandon my Dr. Twoot client program and have shifted to a new Fluid-based SSB of the Twitter home page. I’m using a userscript to reformat the page and make it narrower. Two reasons I couldn’t adapt Dr. Twoot to OAuth:…


A kind word about Stickies

You may have seen this Lifehacker article from yesterday, about using Fluid and a small local HTML file to make a hideaway scratchpad for little bits of text. I heard about it from Todd Ditchendorf’s tweet today. I’m a big fan of Fluid’s, and love making site-specific browsers (SSBs) with it, but this is just…


Dr. Twoot authentication redux

I decided that last night’s configuration instructions for Dr. Twoot (the world’s greatest Twitter client) were unnecessarily long, so I wrote a quick little configuration script that prompts you for your Twitter username and password and prints out the required authentication lines. The script is called config.py: 1: #!/usr/bin/python 2: 3: from base64 import b64encode…


BBC iPlayer site-specific browser

As I’ve mentioned at great length in earlier posts, I use Audio Hijack Pro to record BBC Radio shows that are streamed over the internet but don’t come in podcast form. Until recently, I’d been using Safari to open the stream URL. Generally, this worked out fine, but if I wanted to browse while recording…