Giving away commercial iSpy licenses

iSpy is the low-level tech that powered Espionage versions 1 and 2. It is unique, there are no competing technologies that can do what it does (to my knowledge): monitor and intercept file-system events based on arbitrary filters. It’s how Espionage 2 could display a password-prompt when a user double-clicked on a folder and “pause” […]

DelayedLauncher 2.2

February 9, 2014: Delayed Launcher is now Open Source Software! DelayedLauncher gets an icon thanks to Lorenzo Orlandi! 🙂 NEW: New icon by @lorenzorlandi — thanks!! NEW: Reveal In Finder contextual menu item Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4+

DelayedLauncher 2.0

February 9, 2014: Delayed Launcher is now Open Source Software! And you thought I’d abandoned it. 😛 DelayedLauncher turned out to be more popular than I expected it to be. Originally released as a solution to a problem in the 1.x series of Espionage, DelayedLauncher turned out to be useful for many people as a […]

Easy Cocoa Setup Assistants with TESetupAssistant

Setup assistants can be a great tool when you need to guide users through a series of steps. TESetupAssistant was born during my work on the 2.0 update to Espionage, when I discovered that many of its UI elements could stand to benefit from a generic setup assistant class. The gallery below shows some of […]

Cloak 1.1! + Artists: Win an Espionage license!

Cloak has been updated to 1.1 (download) and this brings two much needed improvements: Mac OS X 10.4 support, and an icon! Yes, the new icon looks like it’s out of a video game.. I swear I’m a much better coder than I am an artist! Unfortunately John has too much on his plate right […]

Cloak: Manage Your Invisible Files

Update: Cloak 1.1! + Artists: Win an Espionage license! The other day we received a nice email from Nenette asking us whether Espionage could hide its encrypted folders. While Espionage does not have this capability, the desired effect is achievable by placing the Espionage’d folder inside of a hidden folder. There are two main methods […]

Programmers: Win a license to Espionage!

I’m part of the newLISP Fan Club. I consider myself a fan. 🙂 Over on the boards there is a challenge, and whoever solves it first wins a license to Espionage, just because that’s something that I can offer to the winner. 😀 Contest ends when someone posts the solution on that forum, or on […]