How To Install/Update CPAN on MacOS Mojave with fatal error: ‘EXTERN.h’ file not found

Author: , June 12th, 2019

The Problem Tried to install the latest version of cpan and got stuck. Tracked it down to the dependency module Mac::SystemDirectory which was failing to build:

The Solution Use the MacOS installer command to deploy the needed files:

The, rerunning the cpan install works:

How To Reinstall Property List Editor For XCode 4

Author: , July 25th, 2012

As of XCode 4, Apple no longer supplies the Property List Editor application with its developer tools. Here is how to get it back: Step 1 Get your copy of Snow Leopard, either on disc or in disk image format. Insert disk or mount disk image. Step 2 Download Pacifist, an application which allows you […]

Off To Elements

Author: , January 9th, 2011

We are taking a client and his wife to Elements for brunch. Looking forward to sharing the great food with them. I believe that my client’s fondness for breakfast will be well-satisfied there. Drum roll, please… The production-ready version of his iPhone app is ready! I have even learned how to distribute it easily from […]