This version brigs minor bug fixes and significant improvements to how I handle Preprint Servers, such as bioRxiv.org.
In this version Open Access Helper (macOS) got a new set of icons, both for the in-page badges and the toolbar icon. This aligns the look and feel of Open Access Helper for macOS with the newly released version for Chrome. This version also includes bug fixes and a new feature, which lets you suppress […]
How to get access to scientific articles
While doing research, especially from home, you will certainly have come across a publisher paywall. These paywalls stop you from access to the document and ask for sometimes rather hefty fees, as in this example. So what to do? If you are a student or researcher at a scientific institution, such as a university, you […]
How to install pip on macOS
Do you need to install pip on macOS? Easy, simply do the following sudo easy_install pip
Counting files in large directories
This weekend I was running some processes, which created > 100k files in directories. To monitor the process, I felt it beneficial to just check the number of files from time to time. in macOS (and other Unix based Operating Systems) you can count the number of files in a directory with the following shortcut: […]