[thelist] Mac advice?
Paul.Bennett at mch.govt.nz
Tue Mar 30 16:42:03 CDT 2010
I too was worried about the software (or lack of) but:
For web dev, I installed XAMPP, svn, Komodo Edit, filezilla and GIMP
(all free and fine for what I do)
For docs I installed OpenOffice. Been using it for years - it's fine for
what I need it for. If you're a corporate wo needs the whole "track
changes" and spreadsheets with 42 different formulas then
There's a surprising amount of stuff out there for Mac that you don't
have to pay for.
As well, the iLife suite is pretty good, especially iPhoto
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