So Snow Leopard is out, and of course a number of applications and essential system add-ons stop working. One of those add-ons is FolderGlance, which I'm the author of. Starting with Snow Leopard, three major things have changed that all impact the degree to which FolderGlance can continue to work:
Luckily, there are ways around all of these issues. FolderGlance has no 64-bit issues at all, which is nice and refreshing. (I'm patting myself on the back here.) Further, I'm currently in the process of re-writing FolderGlance in Objective-C. This task is not as large as it sounds, as most of the existing code - the guts of FolderGlance, as it were - is being reused. I hope to have something release-worthy available soon, even if it may only be a beta.
Finally, and most importantly, I have found a way to handle the problem of Contextual Menu Items not being supported in Snow Leopard. I'll be writing a blog post about that topic when the first Snow Leopard-ready version of FolderGlance is out; in the meantime, I'll leave a teaser screenshot here showing FolderGlance browsing my local disk.
FolderGlance running on Snow Leopard. As an added "feature," FolderGlance now puts the Finder's context menus in a menu of its own, under the Finder submenu. My disk, fourlights, appears twice since I also have it in my list of custom folders.
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Jul 25: The /Volumes/MobileBackups directory
Jul 20: FolderGlance 3.0.1 supports Lion
Mar 03: Quick tip: Speeding up Xcode compilations
Mar 02: FolderGlance 3.0
Jan 07: Making Universal Back Button work on 10.6.5 and later
Sep 03: Creating pthreads in C++ using pointers to member functions
May 31: Quickly open URLs in Terminal
May 31: Snow Leopard and automatically submitted Crash Reports
May 27: Universal Back Button released for Mac OS X
May 22: The 22 Megapixel Laptop
Feb 09: FolderGlance on MacUpdate Promo
Sep 28: FolderGlance 2.5.3 is out
Sep 21: FolderGlance 2.5.1 adds features and fixes bugs
Sep 16: FolderGlance 2.5 released!
Sep 10: Intriguing: Snow Leopard ships with the iPhone's multi-touch API built-in
Sep 03: FolderGlance and Snow Leopard
Mar 15: Fixing Keynote '08 and '09 to work with the Scripting Bridge
Feb 26: A website in an image
Feb 09: Display wall multi-touch
Feb 19: Spaces.. Spaces.. Spaces.. retires
Feb 08: How-to: Reverse engineering the Dock to fix Spaces
Jan 25: Interacting with wall-sized displays
Dec 20: Interesting Finder bug
Dec 06: Developing applications for the iPod touch (and the iPhone)
Nov 15: Spaces.. Spaces.. Spaces.. and 10.5.1
Nov 15: Thread creation using pthread_create() on Leopard
Nov 13: Spaces.. Spaces.. Spaces..
Nov 07: FolderGlance, Leopard and the More... menu
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Sep 16: Mysterious window server hangs