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macOS and scripting

Read Apple to Deprecate Scripting Languages in Future Versions of macOS – TidBITS

Apple says future versions of macOS won’t include a number of open-source scripting languages. The impact of this change will vary depending on the audience, but it will affect more people than you might think.

My visceral reaction was “WTF!! What the bloody f**k”. When I calm down, I’ll hopefully post a more reasoned response. For now, I’ll include some links and some quotes from around the web. Before removing these scripting languages from macOS, Apple will need to address its own reliance on them. Xcode includes many libraries in…

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HDR photography with Raspberry Pi and gPhoto2 – Revision 2

This project allows you to create bracketed images for use in HDR photography using the Raspberry Pi (http://www.raspberrypi.org/), supported DSLR camera connected via USB (http://gphoto.org/proj/libgphoto2/support.php), and the gphoto2 unix tool (http://www.gphoto.org/). The script is a Perl rewrite of an earlier BASH script. The goals for the Perl rewrite was to make things a little easier.

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