Category: Cocoa

Trac on Snow Leopard

By: | Post date: March 4, 2010 | Comments: No Comments
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I love Trac, but am moving my scm to git (instead of Subversion). My problem is getting a functional install of Trac with the git-Trac plugin working on my remote server. To solve that problem, I’m going to make sure first that I can get a fully functional version running locally. Here are my notes….

Updating to 10.6SDK part II

By: | Post date: March 2, 2010 | Comments: No Comments
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I thought I was ready to dive into the functionality changes/fixes around views, but discovered an incompatibility in saving images in different formats that needed to be corrected first.

Updating to 10.6SDK

By: | Post date: November 17, 2009 | Comments: No Comments
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After completing the conversion to 64-bit, MagicBrush-Photo is “broken” since it also relies on the 10.4 SDK and some behavior has changed in 10.6. Here are a few of the issues and problems that had to be overcome.

Cocoa Sparklines

By: | Post date: November 16, 2009 | Comments: No Comments
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Okay, there are tons of sparkline libraries on the web (PHP, Python, Ruby, etc.) But it does not appear that anyone has implemented them within Cocoa on a Mac so the premiere content creation platform can easily generate these dense collections of information. So, what would an extension on NSAttributedString look like so sparklines can […]

Converting to 64 bits

By: | Post date: October 17, 2009 | Comments: No Comments
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It’s time to spend a little quality time with MagicBrush-Photo and start getting it ready for Snow Leopard. Step one is getting it ready to handle 64-bit addressing.

Miscellaneous Notes and Links

By: | Post date: February 10, 2009 | Comments: No Comments
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Working on my next iPhone App and exploring some infrastructure options. Here are links to a few resources I’ve been examining….

Talkbubbles 1.2.2

By: | Post date: January 16, 2009 | Comments: No Comments
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Talkbubbles version 1.2.2 is available for purchase and updating in the App Store (link).

Handling Saved Photos in your iPhone App

By: | Post date: January 16, 2009 | Comments: No Comments
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I’ve had sporadic reports of flipped and distorted images within TalkBubbles. I thought I had these fixed, but thanks to one persistent customer, discovered otherwise. Now, with version 1.2.2 submitted to the App Store. I can say it is fixed. Read on to see how to overcome this in your own code.

Talkbubbles 1.2.1

By: | Post date: January 6, 2009 | Comments: No Comments
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Talkbubbles version 1.2.1 is available for purchase and updating in the App Store (link).

Practice Problem 2

By: | Post date: December 29, 2008 | Comments: No Comments
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As mentioned in my previous post, I want to keep my skills fresh by working on simple, defined problems and solving them in both Objective-C and Erlang. Here is the second problem.