For those of you who have been pining for a working 64-bit version of MiddleClickClose, your patience is about to be rewarded. A fellow called Tom has taken the MCC code, gotten it working with 64-bit Safari and has moved it to its new home. I am no longer maintaining the code, since I don’t … Continue reading MiddleClickClose: New Home!
12/02/2009 Update: MiddleClickClose has been updated for 64-bit Safari. More info here. I have upgraded my Mac to Snow Leopard, and as soon as I loaded Safari, I could see that MiddleClickClose was no longer working. I had already heard from someone that this was so, and I had expected it, so this was no … Continue reading MiddleClickClose Will Work With Snow Leopard But…
08/31/2009 Update: For Snow Leopard compatibility, see here. Yesterday Apple release Safari 4.0.3 which, of course, broke MiddleClickClose. Again. The problem lies in the file Info.plist that is part of the plugin. From what I read about SIMBL, good practices said that you should include a key called MaxBundleVersion whose value was the internal version … Continue reading MiddleClickClose Updated For Future Safari Versions
A day or so ago Apple released Safari 4.0.1 and bumped the version number in the process. Safari 4.0 was 5530.17, while Safari 4.0.1 is 5530.18. After installing the update, MiddleClickClose was still loading, even with the minor version mismatch. I don’t know if Safari only looks at the first part of the number when … Continue reading MiddleClickClose for Safari 4.0.1
08/31/2009 Update: For Snow Leopard compatibility, see here. 08/13/2009 Update: It should now work with all future versions of Safari without having to update it again. Read about the change here. 06/09/2009 Update: Apple released the production version of Safari 4 yesterday at WWDC. I have just updated the plugin distribution, so if you download … Continue reading Huzzah! MiddleClickClose Working In Safari 4!
06/09/2009 Update: I thought I’d updated all the pages on my blog about MiddleClickClose, but I missed this one. It now works with Safari 4. Read about it here. At least, not yet. I installed the Safari 4 beta this morning to check the compatibility of my MiddleClickClose extension. As someone else noted, it doesn’t … Continue reading No MiddleClickClose for Safari 4
06/14/2009 Update: It now works with the just-released Safari 4, too. Someone wrote to tell me that MiddleClickClose was no longer working after upgrading to Safari 3.1.1. I hadn’t yet installed the latest version, so this was news to me. I just upgraded, but MCC still worked for me. I’m not sure what the user’s … Continue reading MiddleClickClose for Safari 3.1.1
I announced here that I had updated MiddleClickClose to work with Safari 3.1, but that it had problems loading under Safari 3.0. Actually, the problem was that it wouldn’t load on a PPC chip; I was testing on my iBook G4, but I hadn’t generated a universal binary. That was caused by having the iPhone … Continue reading MiddleClickClose Updated
As I reported two days ago, after I installed Safari 3.1, my MiddleClickClose extension stopped working. Well, I’ve gotten it working again. , but it doesn’t load under Safari < 3.0. So, only install this version if you are using Safari 3.1. If you are using an older Safari, use this one. Binary — MiddleClickClose-Safari3.1.zip … Continue reading MiddleClickClose For Safari 3.1
I don’t know that I’d say I’m truly famous, but I am somewhat well-known, in certain circles. I am co-author of the book “Ant Developer’s Handbook”, published by SAMS in 2002. It sold moderately well. I have been published in Java Developer’s Journal twice, in 2002 and 2003. I am also the creator of MiddleClickClose, … Continue reading Today’s Plinky: My Somewhat Lame Claims To Fame