Pierre Bernard

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Author Apple Help using RapidWeaver

Note: This is a repost of an entry originally published on my former blog. Meanwhile I have used the same template for HoudahGeo.Recently I set out to rewrite the documentation for HoudahSpot. My ambition was to create true to the bone Apple Help.First I went shopping for a tool to help me in this task. This query wasn't very fruitful. Then I came across this article by Andy Matuschak. Finally I got
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Naming a blog

You might have noticed: I have restarted my blog. New design. New content. New technology (RapidBlog). New RSS feed. Hopefully more frequent post.The first step was to get a Blogger account. And then one is asked for the new blog's name. Good one. That seemingly easy step took me days.First you need to come up with an idea. Well ideas are easy to get, but identifying the good ones is much less so.
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Leopard compatibility

The official release of Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard is only hours away. Rumor sites actually report some got lucky and received their copies early. Obviously the press got their copies too. Developer - paying ADC members - unfortunately still haven't seen the GM build.I have submitted some nasty feedback to ADC - suggesting I will ask for a refund if they fail to provide early access to Leopard. At least
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Welcome to my new blog

This blog is going to focus on subject matters related to running my own company: Houdah Software.I'll try to report on progress in developing HoudahSpot 2, HoudahGeo as well as future products. On this blog I am going to dissect my experiences running a "Mac Small Business" and being an "Indie developer": marketing decisions, effects on sales numbers, ...I also hope to publish the occasional Cocoa
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