What I did with Rev last night
pmbrig at gmail.com
Wed Jul 11 11:27:46 CDT 2007
On Tue, 10 Jul 2007 10:23:44 -0700 Mark Talluto
<userev at canelasoftware.com> wrote:
On Wed, 4 Jul 2007, J. Landman Gay wrote:
It is so satisfying to be able to write whatever I need. Anyone else
done little personal stacks with Rev lately?
I just wrote an app that I have needed for some time. It keeps my
external hard drives from going to sleep. I may be working them
extra hard, but I just can't stand the spin up time it takes to get
them going. Makes my whole system feel sluggish. Now all my HDs are
waiting for my every command. Ooo..aaahhh...haaa...haaa!
Well, it wasn't last night, but I've written a quick & dirty text
cleanup stack to convert iTunes playlists to table format for pasting
into a Word template to make a CD cover, and I keep all my recipes in
a stack that imports and automatically formats recipes from the web
so I can print one out when I need it. Keeps me from accumulating a
file of butter-stained mismatched pieces of paper.... And a stack to
append an email signature containing a random quote. This is besides
my chronic project, a stack that allows me to print notes and
prescriptions, track meds, generate correspondence, fax covers,
automatically addressed envelopes, etc, without which I would not be
at all able to manage my psychopharmacology practice. Started 15
years ago in Hypercard, now with lots of bells & whistles, lets me
manage all the documentation for a clinical session in a couple
minutes, maybe worth trying to port to a standalone to market someday
-- perhaps if I can ever retire???
I'm an amateur, but I've been able to do lots of useful and fairly
sophisticated things with Rev, and I love it despite at times tearing
my hair out over debugging some obscure piece of syntax. I mostly
lurk on this list, but find it very useful.
Peter M. Brigham, MD
pmbrig at gmail.com
-- Just wondering... why is it called tourist
season if we can't shoot at them?
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