Annoture 1.0.2 Released

Happy New Year everyone! Annoture 1.0.2 has been released. This is a recommended update for all Annoture users. It has numerous bug fixes in the file comparison routines over the previous version of Annoture. In addition, the application will now notify users when a newer update is available. Users also have the option to compare … Continue reading Annoture 1.0.2 Released

Cocoa/Obj-C Unicode Regular Expressions

MsgFiler is primarily an AppleScript Studio application. To perform the search on mailboxes, MsgFiler calls several home-grown PHP scripts. These scripts, however, don’t handle Unicode text all that well. As a result, when users search for mailboxes with accented characters, they invariably run into problems with MsgFiler. I’ve thrown in some custom-subclasses and functions into … Continue reading Cocoa/Obj-C Unicode Regular Expressions

Initial MsgFiler Responses and Bugs

The initial response to MsgFiler has been pretty good. That said, a number of users have been encountering a couple of errors when using MsgFiler. For instance, if you’re experiencing the following error dialog: Can’t make current application into type anything (-1700) You’ll want to wait for the next release. People who have been sending … Continue reading Initial MsgFiler Responses and Bugs

Unable to open database error?

An Annoture user can’t run the application because the Aperture SQLite3 database can not be opened. He’s getting the error from the program and from the command line when manually trying to access the database. Unable to open database file Any Mac OS X and SQLite3 gurus know why this might be the case. This … Continue reading Unable to open database error?

AppleScript System Events Slowness

In Timeature, I have the app tell Aperture to switch to the Library via AppleScript. What should be a very fast operation turns out to be glacially slow. Any AppleScript wizards care to explain why this is the case? Here’s offending code that you can run in Script Editor: tell application “System Events” try set … Continue reading AppleScript System Events Slowness

Annoture 1.0.1 and Timeature 1.0.2

I need to fire myself and hire a real QA team. A couple of international users discovered a problem related to number formats and localization in Timeature and Annoture. Since both apps share some of the same codebase, I had to release a point update — 1.0.2 and 1.0.1 respectively — to them. The issue … Continue reading Annoture 1.0.1 and Timeature 1.0.2