Monthly Archives: June 2010

Safely turn off Spotlight and remove from menu bar in OS X Snow Leopard

I don’t like the Spotlight indexing and search that is included in Mac OS X. I use Quicksilver instead but have been procrastinating turning off Spotlight. Well I finally got around to disabling Spotlight and wanted to go about it in a safe way. I came across too many forum posts doing dangerous things [...]
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Country Seed Data for your Rails App

Never go looking for basic country seed data again: [ { :name => 'Afghanistan', :iso_two_letter_code => 'AF' }, { :name => 'Aland Islands', :iso_two_letter_code => 'AX' }, { :name => 'Albania', :iso_two_letter_code => 'AL' }, { :name => 'Algeria', :iso_two_letter_code => 'DZ' }, { :name => 'American Samoa', :iso_two_letter_code => 'AS' [...]
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