Skip to content

Mark Alldritt's Journal Posts

GraphX Plugin

The recent FaceSpan 5.0d42 build includes a graphing plugin based on Chad Weider’s GraphX framework. Chad’s framework provides three graphing views: curve, histogram and scatter…


Forking Scripts

One of the precepts of FaceSpan programming is that your event handlers should run as quickly as possible to avoid blocking the FaceSpan user interface.…

Comments closed

Dock Icon Changer

One of my FaceSpan 4 examples demonstrated how to manipulate an application’s Dock icon. In this example, I rewrite that example using FaceSpan 5. Here’s…

Comments closed

Unplugged Service

After Thursday’s post (Unplugged) where I described how to use System Configuration notifications to detect when a laptop’s AC Power Adapter had been unplugged, it…

Comments closed

Speedometer View

Apple recently released sample Cocoa code for a view called Speedometer View. I thought I would turn this into a FaceSpan plugin. The process took…

Comments closed


FaceSpan can notify your application when the system configuration of your Macintosh changes. Here’s an example inspired by Michele Balistreri’s Unplugged utility that uses the…

1 Comment