Using Homebrew on macOS

Homebrew is a package manager for command line tools on macOS. It can be installed by issuing the following command: /usr/bin/ruby -e “$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install)” Packages can be installed with brew install <packagename> and updated with brew update. Packages I generally install on a new Mac are: wget – for command line downloading imagemagick – […]

An updated guide to using Pandoc for document conversion

I wrote about Pandoc last year, but I’m using it more and more and I’ve found myself editing the original post a fair few times. This is the updated 2016 version that gathers together useful commands I’ve learned so far. Last year I found myself needing to do a lot of document conversion, and maintaining […]