[Snippet] Rebuild Finder’s Context Menu

I have a lot of snippets that I found somewhere on the web, ages ago, or created myself. They solve small problems and range from making OS X working better to Cocoa development issues. Until now I didn’t have any central location for storing them, but will now begin publishing them on my blog, not least with the hidden agenda to not have them stored locally anymore.

Today: After each update of an app I bought in the Mac App Store, my Finder’s context menu shows duplicate entries for that app. Clean up this mess with two (well-known) Terminal commands.

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Brow Revisited

Last spring I blogged about Brow, a new app I prepared to sync my Firefox and Chrome bookmarks with Spotlight. Though this was not impossible, it was tricky from a design point of view, as I wanted to bring Brow to the Mac App Store and Brow had to run in a sandbox. Apple rejected the app for a bug they, but not I, experienced, and I didn’t touch Brow for some months after that setback.

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