archinfo v0.4.0 Released

My archinfo utility is a small macOS command line application that displays process id, name, and architecture (arm64 or x86_64). Version 0.4.0 adds the following capabilities: Added –x86 (-x short option) to have archinfo only show x86_64 processes Added –arm (-a short option) to have archinfo only show arm64 processes Added –basename (-b short option)… Continue reading

Retrieve Process Run-time Architecture on Apple Silicon Macs On The Command Line with `archinfo`

Apple M1/Apple Silicon/arm64 macOS can run x86_64 programs via Rosetta and most M1 systems currently (~March 2021) very likely run a mix of x86_64 and arm64 processes. Activity Monitor can show the architecture: but command line tools such as ps and top do not due to Apple hiding the details of the proper sysctl() incantations… Continue reading

Bringing R to Swift on macOS

Over Christmas break I teased some screencaps: A more refined #rstats #swift "SwiftR" example. Simple Image view + some text views, a color picker and a button that runs R-in-Swift code (like {reticulate} does for Python in R) Note no ssd/hd storage round-trip for the plot. Code snippet: https://t.co/fWaHnztUgd pic.twitter.com/y5m1I16tCB — Caliban's War (@hrbrmstr) December… Continue reading

RSwitch 1.7.0 Has Been Released

I (and, apparently, Gandalf O_o) are pleased to announce that RSwitch version 1.7.0 has been released. (Direct Download) RSwitch is a macOS menubar utility that: makes it dead simple to manage multiple macOS R versions use the latest RStudio daily builds access remote RStudio Server sessions using in a purpose-built browser that lets you use… Continue reading

RSwitch 1.5.1 Released

An RSwitch user, lcolladotor filed a most-welcome issue letting me know that the core functionality of the switcher was busted 😱. After testing out the 1.5.1 release candidate I had made a “harmless” & “clever” change to reduce some redundancy in the code that handled with switching which resulted in busted symbolic link creation. Tis… Continue reading

RSwitch 1.5.0 Release Now Also Corrals RStudio Server Connections

RSwitch is a macOS menubar application that works on macOS 10.14+ and provides handy shortcuts for developing with R on macOS. Version 1.5.0 brings a reorganized menu system and the ability to manage and make connections to RStudio Server instances. Here’s a quick peek at the new setup: All books, links, and other reference resources… Continue reading