Rust ModPow Results

The results of a modular exponentiation in Rust. https://github.com/JTWalraven/rust-playground/blob/master/results/modpow.md

Custom Web Notes System

There are many note systems out there: Evernote, OneNote, and SimpleNote for example. Wouldn’t it be nice to have your own custom notes system that you are in control of. For some, the simplicity of the Cloud note systems make them unbeatable in usability. What if you want something a little more geeky?

Move to trash bash script

Using the rm -rf [file] command is very useful, but many times it is dangerous. Sometimes it would be nice to have a simple command that moves files to the trash. I created a Bash script that does just that.

Running unsigned apps on Mac OS X 10.7+ with GateKeeper

Apple added a new feature to OS X 10.7+ that helps the user be more protected from viruses downloaded through the internet. This feature is called GateKeeper. Gatekeeper keeps viruses off the computer by only allowing apps that are signed through Apple’s Developer Program. This can be helpful sometimes, but users may often need to install unsigned apps. This tutorial shows how the user can do that.

Method Reflection Java Example

In this example I will show you how to use basic Java Reflection tricks to call a Java method from a String. This is a surprisingly simple task. You can find out more about the Java Reflection API on the Java Tutorial Trail.

Style Java application for Mac OS X

In this tutorial, I will show you how to convert a plain looking Java application to a Mac OS X styled application when on Mac OS X. I will be using an extremely helpful library called “macwidgets”. You can find out more about macwidgets and find the library downloads here: https://github.com/JTWalraven/macwidgets

Reset your mac's password without losing any data

In this tutorial, I will show you how to reset your mac’s password without losing your account or anything. This is extremely useful if you have forgotten your master password and do not have a root account. Though there are probably other methods out there, this is the best one I have seen.

Keeping Menus Highlighted When Hover Over Children in Wordpress

For quite some time, I was looking for an answer on how to do this, but to no avail. I saw many examples of how to keep the top menu items selected when hovering over their children, but these were simple html examples and did not apply very well to WordPress. Finally, yesterday, I found the answer. This blog post will tell you how to apply this solution.

Java 7 for Mac OSX 10.6 (leopard)

So, Apple decided to stop supporting java on their systems, but that did not stop Oracle.  Oracle has made Java 7 work on Mac OS X 10.7 and above.  What does that mean for Leopard users though?  It means that they will no longer test it and create installers for getting it on Mac OS X 10.6.  Well, there is a simple way to fix the first problem, and that is to test it yourself.

Creating a Mac Disk Image Installer

In this tutorial, you will learn how to make a Mac OS X Disk Image Installer. I am making this tutorial because I could not find enough information on how to do it. Hopefully, this will help someone else looking for answers.


CodeNameOne is a project for creating cross platform apps through java.  This project is based off of XmlVm, but has a lot more features and better support.


I just found this really cool project called XMLVM.  This project is for converting code quickly and efficiently through XML.  First, it converts your code into XML and then it can convert it from XML to theoretically any language.

Creating a Git repository for an existing project with Xcode

This tutorial shows how to create a git repository and remote for an existing project with Xcode. This could also be used for new projects, but there are easier ways to do that. If anyone has a more effective way to do this, please comment below.