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Automatically backup your Mac to Amazon S3 |

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Here is my step-by-step guide to getting your machine setup to do automatic daily backups to Amazon. I developed these steps on my MacBook Air running Leopard however they should work for previous versions of OS X as well.


Launcher is a small background-only utility application for Mac OS X 10.2 or later.

2007 - Export Address Book to records to CSV format

I wanted to be able to move all of the info for my Address Book contacts into my GMail account: phone numbers, addresses, etc.

Creammonkey - User Scripting for Safari

Creammonkey adds Greasemonkey-like user scripting to Apple's Safari and is implemented as an InputManager bundle.


webarchiver is a simply utility that allows you to create safari webarchives (.webarchive) from the command line.

2006 - Open a mailing list Mail message on

I like to bookmark interesting or useful threads on mailing lists I subscribe to in the web archive of the HTTP - NNTP - mailing list gateway, so I wrote this simple Apple script to extract the Message-ID of the selected email and open it in in my default browser

Mail Scripts

MacOS X's Mail and Address Book have large AppleScript dictionaries which allow almost every aspect of these programs to be scripted. Since some features are rather cumbersome in the standard implementation, I decided to write some scripts to ease workflow. I started writing the scripts after the release of MacOS X 10.2 (Jaguar) and made several improvements and additions over time. After the release of MacOS X 10.3 (Panther) all scripts have been completely rewritten as AppleScript Studio applications allowing for many additional features.