hazel

A 2-post collection

Using Hazel, Python, Lingon, and ARP to Determine if a Device is on your Network

A friend of mine (he has a blog over here) gave me an idea for a program. He wanted to know when his kids got home (and when they left).  His idea was to have an application that would interrogate his wireless network to see if a specific client was associated with his Access Point.  I started down the path of using SNMP to query the Apple AirPort Extreme he owns, but quickly gave that up.  The main reason I gave up on that solution (which would have been perfect) is that Apple, in their infinite post-Jobs wisdom) has removed support for SNMP configurations from AirPort Utility 6.0 and has eliminated SNMP from their newer AirPort models.  So, dead...

Automate Uploading PNC Virtual Wallet Statements into Evernote with Hazel

I’ve been on a bit of a productivity kick recently.  My newfound passion with productivity was a direct result of a guy I work with (thanks @DigitalPeterson) hassling me about dusting off OmniFocus and trying it again.  Most of my success can be attributed to him, but also to the guys over at Asian Efficiency.  They provide an amazing 10-part OmniFocus set of tutorials that I highly recommend.  If you want to get started with OmniFocus faster, then I’d also recommend their Asian Efficiency OmniFocus Premium Posts. Once you start down the path to improving your personal productivity, you’ll eventually get to a point where you want to start branching out and looking into additional tools, going...