Monday, January 28, 2013
Screenshot Uploader App
Minimal iOS app that uploads screenshots to a designated folder in Dropbox. Once configured, it should just be a matter of briefly launching it once the screenshot is taken (background HTTP completion service can be used to finish the upload).
Sunday, January 20, 2013
Automating iOS Screenshots
Post describing the use of a self-driving screenshot mode for apps (uses WaxSim for a CLI interface to the simulator). See also the original author's take.
UI Screen Shooter is a variant that uses UI Automation.
On the desktop, the
screencapture tool may be useful.
Friday, January 4, 2013
View chunk-level diffs of PNG files
- Download zlib and build it with
- Download pngcheck.
- Make sure that the zlib directory is called
zliband is a sibling of of the
make -f Makefile.unx.
pngchecksomewhere in your path.
- Create a
pngdiffshell script somewhere in your path:
#!/bin/bash LOCAL_FILE=`mktemp /tmp/pngdiff.local.XXXXXX` || exit 1 pngcheck -v $1 > $LOCAL_FILE REMOTE_FILE=`mktemp /tmp/pngdiff.remote.XXXXXX` || exit 1 pngcheck -v $2 > $REMOTE_FILE bbdiff --wait --resume $LOCAL_FILE $REMOTE_FILE(replacing
bbdiffwith your preferred text diffing tool)
- Add the following lines to
[difftool "pngdiff"] cmd = pngdiff "$REMOTE" "$LOCAL"
git difftool -t pngdiffto view diffs.
Relatedly, to view diffs of images in
Preview.app (using the up/down arrows to toggle between the old and new versions), add this to
[difftool "imagediff"] cmd = open -n -W -a preview "$REMOTE" "$LOCAL"
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