Vade Mecum Shelf

Vade Mecum Shelf

Collection of vade mecum-like utilities wrapped into one single app.

Vade Mecum Shelf icon VADE MECUM SHELF

Vade Mecum Shelf is a collection of vade mecum-like utilities wrapped into one single app, built with Electron.

This app works on macOS, Linux and Windows operating systems.

Its look and feel is partly inspired by the brilliant Electron API Demos app, but it makes use of a more dynamic modular approach: each utility is made of an independent, self-contained folder including all necessary files.

Important: the following developer-oriented utilities have been moved to a new app named Tutti Quanti Shelf: CIDR Calculator, CSS Cursors Demo, Digital Clock, IETF Language Tags, JavaScript Parser, JavaScript Runner, JSON Formatter, LaTeX Math Renderer, Roman Numerals, System Information, Text Converter.

Utilities

The following utilities are currently available:

  • Chemical Elements
  • Chinese Zodiac
  • Color Names
  • Departments of France
  • HTTP Status Codes
  • ISO Country Codes
  • ISO Language Codes
  • ISO Script Codes
  • Jabberwocky
  • List of U.S. States
  • Prefectures of Japan
  • Technical Definitions
  • Trigonometric Formulas

Chemical Elements

Full list of chemical elements, with live search:

Chemical Elements screenshot

Chinese Zodiac

Full list of the twelve Chinese zodiac signs, with live search:

Chinese Zodiac screenshot

Color Names

Lists of color names, with live search:

  • W3C Color Names
  • X11 Color Names
  • XKCD Color Names
  • Mac OS X Crayons

Color Names screenshot

Departments of France

Full list of French departments, with live search:

Departments of France screenshot

HTTP Status Codes

Full list of HTTP status codes, with definitions in several languages:

  • English
  • French
  • Japanese

HTTP Status Codes screenshot

ISO Country Codes

Full list of ISO 3166-1 country codes, with live search:

ISO Country Codes screenshot

ISO Language Codes

Full list of ISO 639-1 language codes, with live search:

ISO Language Codes screenshot

ISO Script Codes

Full list of ISO 15924 script codes, with live search:

ISO Script Codes screenshot

Jabberwocky

Typographic rendition of Lewis Carroll's nonsense poem "Jabberwocky":

Jabberwocky screenshot

List of U.S. States

Full list of states and territories of the United States, with live search:

List of U.S. States screenshot

Prefectures of Japan

Full list of prefectures of Japan, with live search:

Prefectures of Japan screenshot

Technical Definitions

Lists of technical definitions:

  • Computing Abbreviations
  • Mac OS Release Names
  • Metric Prefixes | Fractions
  • Metric Prefixes | Multiples
  • IEC Binary Prefixes | Multiples
  • Name of a Polynomial by Degree

Technical Definitions screenshot

Trigonometric Formulas

Sets of trigonometric formulas, by category:

  • Basic Definitions
  • Symmetry Identities
  • Cofunction Identities
  • Pythagorean Identities
  • Sum to Product
  • Product to Sum
  • Squares
  • Half Angle
  • Sum of Angles
  • Double Angle

Trigonometric Formulas screenshot

Building

You'll need Node.js installed on your computer in order to build this app.

git clone https://github.com/tonton-pixel/vade-mecum-shelf
cd vade-mecum-shelf
npm install
npm start

If you don't wish to clone, you can download the source code.

Several scripts are also defined in the package.json file to build OS-specific bundles of the app, using the simple yet powerful Electron Packager Node module.
For instance, running the following command will create a Vade Mecum Shelf.app version for macOS:

npm run build-darwin

Using

You can download the latest release for macOS.

License

The MIT License (MIT).

Copyright © 2017-2019 Michel MARIANI.

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