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That looks pretty cool. Would have been a lot... 8,514 Views / 101 Replies  
That looks pretty cool. Would have been a lot easier with with CoreAnimation. :)

I think whatever it is that Apple is hiding, it was probably built with CoreAnimation. It's that type of stylistic...
Posted by JB72, on Aug 8, 2006 at 10:51 PM, in macOS
www.website.com hosted on .Mac? 677 Views / 2 Replies  
OK this is a really silly question I'm sure. I'm no web master.

I want to host a site on .Mac, but I want to give it a proper address like www.mysite.com, instead of...
Posted by JB72, on Jan 12, 2006 at 09:38 PM, in Developer Center
Forum fights are fun. And we've had that. But... 9,925 Views / 148 Replies  
Forum fights are fun. And we've had that. But it's over now. Let's move on. It's all good.
Posted by JB72, on Oct 22, 2005 at 04:01 AM, in Mac Desktops
Hehe nice one. 5,416 Views / 55 Replies  
Hehe nice one.
Posted by JB72, on Oct 8, 2005 at 01:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes I read it. Way back when it was called Mein... 5,416 Views / 55 Replies  
Yes I read it. Way back when it was called Mein Kampf. That corporation didn't have much staying power from what I understand.

But leaders don't read books about leading. Insecure middle managers,...
Posted by JB72, on Oct 8, 2005 at 01:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
If we see dual-dual-core G5s with PCI-Express,... 9,925 Views / 148 Replies  
If we see dual-dual-core G5s with PCI-Express, creative houses will be snatching these up log after x86 boxes are available. For video, there's no replacement for Altivec in the near future.
Posted by JB72, on Oct 8, 2005 at 12:51 AM, in Mac Desktops
Good point. These days, we tend too much to see... 5,416 Views / 55 Replies  
Good point. These days, we tend too much to see genius as either "creative" or "analytical." The great ones are always strong on both sides.

Historically, the problem with following great leaders...
Posted by JB72, on Oct 8, 2005 at 12:33 AM, in MacNN Lounge
A History Channel special we recently edited,... 3,790 Views / 64 Replies  
A History Channel special we recently edited, Conquest of America, was shot with the DVX100A in 24P. I thought it looked great considering.

Of course, it's the man not the machine. It's more...
Posted by JB72, on May 14, 2005 at 10:44 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I know of at least a couple of cheap 16mm cameras... 3,790 Views / 64 Replies  
I know of at least a couple of cheap 16mm cameras still being made today:

- http://www.ikonoskop.com/
- http://www.k3camera.com/

Neither of them would be what you're looking for unless you're...
Posted by JB72, on Apr 19, 2005 at 11:17 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Not true for Core Graphics and Video, which use... 15,327 Views / 151 Replies  
Not true for Core Graphics and Video, which use all the bilateral bandwidth they can get their hands on. AGP bandwidth mostly runs one way. Fine for games, not for the future of the OS, especially...
Posted by JB72, on Apr 16, 2005 at 09:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
I would finally buy a G5 now if one of these... 15,327 Views / 151 Replies  
I would finally buy a G5 now if one of these things happened:

1) Dual core dualies.
2) A third internal SATA drive (for a RAID of drives 2 & 3.)
3) PCI-E. Why? Vastly increased reverse Core...
Posted by JB72, on Apr 16, 2005 at 02:30 AM, in Mac Desktops
You know, WETA... 994 Views / 17 Replies  
You know, WETA (http://www.wetadigital.com/digital/) stands for "Wingnut Entertainment Technical Allusion. Some say "allusion" is actually a play on words, but...

I've met more than a few...
Posted by JB72, on Apr 15, 2005 at 12:29 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Awesome thanks! :cool: Now, can... 807 Views / 4 Replies  
Awesome thanks! :cool:



Now, can anyone tell me how to make a selection from a shape?
Posted by JB72, on Apr 15, 2005 at 12:16 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
1-2-3 what are we waiting four? Believe me, I... 41,965 Views / 168 Replies  
1-2-3 what are we waiting four?
Believe me, I give a damn.
Pack it with eight gigs of RAM.



To be continued...
Posted by JB72, on Mar 15, 2005 at 02:41 AM, in Mac Desktops
1-2-3 what are we waiting for? ... 41,965 Views / 168 Replies  
1-2-3 what are we waiting for?




(gimme them quads!)
Posted by JB72, on Mar 13, 2005 at 11:11 PM, in Mac Desktops
How To do RoundRects in Photoshop 807 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi all!

I'm a total retard in Photoshop. That application is just greek to me. What is the simplest way to make my pictures have rounded edges? Can someone here walk me through it?

btw, I'm...
Posted by JB72, on Feb 19, 2005 at 12:16 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
It's true, Shake and now Logic have distributed... 533 Views / 2 Replies  
It's true, Shake and now Logic have distributed rendering capabilities. And I'm assuming FCP will get this too eventually. But then why the mention of Xgrid?
Posted by JB72, on Feb 12, 2005 at 11:59 PM, in macOS
TIGER - Xgrid for video built in? 533 Views / 2 Replies  
I just saw this blurb on the Apple "Tiger for Film and Video" page"



So if Xgrid is baked-in to Tiger, how will video pros be able to take advantage of it? Won't specific apps like FCP still...
Posted by JB72, on Feb 12, 2005 at 08:14 PM, in macOS
Re: Re: Script to allow FTP login through our site 539 Views / 3 Replies  
Arggg. Actually, you are right. Doing it just like that did the trick. Man I am definatley no programmer. But I'm happy to get it working.

The problem now is that hitting return blanks the entry...
Posted by JB72, on Jan 27, 2005 at 08:30 PM, in Developer Center
Re: Re: Script to allow FTP login through our site 539 Views / 3 Replies  
One would think that's all it would take. I switched the variables. I tried it a ton of different ways, and none would work. It seemed like even the most benign substitute I made broke the script. I...
Posted by JB72, on Jan 25, 2005 at 10:51 PM, in Developer Center
Script to allow FTP login through our site 539 Views / 3 Replies  
OK, I'm a total HTML newebie. It's not something I regularey do at all. However, I have been asked to add add a password protected login to our page, that leads to our FTP site. Basically, clients...
Posted by JB72, on Jan 25, 2005 at 09:21 PM, in Developer Center
Me too. But I bet when I get iWork I'll start... 7,487 Views / 138 Replies  
Me too. But I bet when I get iWork I'll start being "Mr. Presentation" with my ideas at work. :)


WANTED

1) I wish iWork would have one of those deals where you can buy several licenses at a...
Posted by JB72, on Jan 20, 2005 at 01:40 AM, in Applications
OS X is pretty darn good with dual CPUS, but from... 3,965 Views / 46 Replies  
OS X is pretty darn good with dual CPUS, but from what I understand, BeOS (with it's pervasive multithreading) was the king of multi-CPU usage.
Posted by JB72, on Jan 19, 2005 at 02:46 AM, in Mac Desktops
Re: no 3,965 Views / 46 Replies  
Rendering in FCP, it makes huge difference.
Posted by JB72, on Jan 19, 2005 at 02:42 AM, in Mac Desktops
Re: wow 12,759 Views / 213 Replies  
Sonica Theater (http://www.m-audio.com/products/en_us/SonicaTheater-main-1.html)
Posted by JB72, on Jan 11, 2005 at 04:19 PM, in Mac Desktops
Re: what do I need for multi-camera setup? 783 Views / 7 Replies  
Don't bother with an HD storage device in production. Having tapes will be a good backup.

Setup a master camera and a b-roll camera, which will be moving more, grabbing a larger variety of...
Posted by JB72, on Dec 22, 2004 at 03:24 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
With a two camera setup, I would think it would... 783 Views / 7 Replies  
With a two camera setup, I would think it would be fine if the it didn't match up exactly on a strict timecode basis, since there probably won't be that much sync dialogue. Basically, just think of...
Posted by JB72, on Dec 22, 2004 at 03:14 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Ahhh that makes sense now. Thank you. 38,244 Views / 403 Replies  
Ahhh that makes sense now. Thank you.
Posted by JB72, on Dec 11, 2004 at 03:52 PM, in macOS
This I don't understand. If you're playing it in... 38,244 Views / 403 Replies  
This I don't understand. If you're playing it in QT, don't you already have the video? Obviously I'm missing something obvious (which is par for the course I'll admit.)
Posted by JB72, on Dec 11, 2004 at 01:46 AM, in macOS
Thanks. We're actually not hosting the site... 438 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks.

We're actually not hosting the site ourselves. The PHP thing sounds like it would work, but I think it's way over my head.
Posted by JB72, on Nov 19, 2004 at 06:48 PM, in Developer Center
Thanks for the link. I'm checking that out. Might... 1,120 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks for the link. I'm checking that out. Might work for us.
Posted by JB72, on Nov 17, 2004 at 02:17 PM, in macOS
HTML page w/ passwords for FTP? 438 Views / 3 Replies  
I've been requested by my work (very small business) to find out a way to add a password protected page to our site. I'm pretty HTML ignorant, and I'm at a loss as to how to accomplish this. What...
Posted by JB72, on Nov 17, 2004 at 02:09 PM, in Developer Center
Thanks for the reply. Doing the Fink thing sounds... 1,120 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks for the reply. Doing the Fink thing sounds to much of a pain for our purpuse. We're doing the iSync thing right now, but it's a tad awkward. Also, it changes the "Me" contact with every sync,...
Posted by JB72, on Nov 7, 2004 at 05:20 PM, in macOS
Sharing address book entries - how? 1,120 Views / 4 Replies  
I work at small video editing company. In total we have 6 Macs running OS X.3.5. I'm looking for a way to share a central contacts list to all our Address Books. Is this possible to do cheaply and...
Posted by JB72, on Oct 18, 2004 at 01:20 AM, in macOS
Just a guess, but I'd make sure that your NTSC... 511 Views / 2 Replies  
Just a guess, but I'd make sure that your NTSC monitor is working as a second monitor first.
Posted by JB72, on Jun 18, 2004 at 11:27 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
What about capture some of the HD "Movies of the... 8,304 Views / 63 Replies  
What about capture some of the HD "Movies of the Week" stuff put out there? Edit out the commercials. Oh yeh. Or replay classic sports games in HD. Delicious.
Posted by JB72, on Jun 4, 2004 at 02:07 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Yes. It will compress it fit on the DVD. The... 965 Views / 11 Replies  
Yes. It will compress it fit on the DVD. The image always suffers a bit in this process, but I bet it will be acceptable.
Posted by JB72, on Jun 4, 2004 at 02:00 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
You could take the edited piece back out to tape.... 736 Views / 7 Replies  
You could take the edited piece back out to tape. Or export it to a compressed format if you just want to view it locally or via internet.
Posted by JB72, on Jun 4, 2004 at 01:57 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
I'd definitely check out a tutorial book for FCE:... 571 Views / 2 Replies  
I'd definitely check out a tutorial book for FCE:

http://www.peachpit.com/title/0321246926

or

http://www.peachpit.com/title/0321256158
Posted by JB72, on Jun 3, 2004 at 01:41 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Re: 26 GB video what to do ??? 965 Views / 11 Replies  
There's an encoding process (to MPEG2) that happens when you make a DVD.
Posted by JB72, on Jun 3, 2004 at 01:37 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
I still get odd random crashes with Mail in... 599 Views / 3 Replies  
I still get odd random crashes with Mail in 10.3.3. It does seem to do with the junk filter occasionally freezing, IMHO.
Posted by JB72, on May 21, 2004 at 07:41 PM, in macOS
I think using a Linux PC as a server is a pretty... 663 Views / 1 Replies  
I think using a Linux PC as a server is a pretty common solution. It won't have the niceties of OS X, but for simple stuff it will be fine. Oh, and you could use Samba too, if you didn't need...
Posted by JB72, on May 21, 2004 at 07:40 PM, in macOS
W00t! I'm in. :) Downloading now. 18,123 Views / 416 Replies  
W00t! I'm in. :) Downloading now.
Posted by JB72, on May 5, 2004 at 04:45 PM, in Gaming
Good work maroma! Thanks. Hopefully we'll... 2,314 Views / 57 Replies  
Good work maroma! Thanks.

Hopefully we'll see some more MacNNers in the future beta phases.
Posted by JB72, on Mar 27, 2004 at 02:47 AM, in Gaming
Yeh WoW is another reason to drool over the G5s.... 18,123 Views / 416 Replies  
Yeh WoW is another reason to drool over the G5s. Especially since I like to play at 1680x1050.
Posted by JB72, on Mar 24, 2004 at 10:59 PM, in Gaming
I just found this on the WoW beta site: ... 18,123 Views / 416 Replies  
I just found this on the WoW beta site:


That works for me.
Posted by JB72, on Mar 23, 2004 at 10:30 PM, in Gaming
I kind of miswrote there. I meant the process of... 18,123 Views / 416 Replies  
I kind of miswrote there. I meant the process of beta testing a game was engaging. The end result was pretty disappointing IMHO.
Posted by JB72, on Mar 23, 2004 at 01:22 PM, in Gaming
I'm definitely jealous. :) I don't have all that... 18,123 Views / 416 Replies  
I'm definitely jealous. :) I don't have all that much time for gaming these days, so I've limited myself to WoW when it comes out. Blizzard just seems to know how to do things right, and I'm so...
Posted by JB72, on Mar 22, 2004 at 01:06 AM, in Gaming
That's cool. I did Star Wars Galaxies last year... 18,123 Views / 416 Replies  
That's cool. I did Star Wars Galaxies last year (Windows obviously.) It was my first beta, and I thought the process was very engaging, and I'm glad I did it. Although that test seemed to go "live"...
Posted by JB72, on Mar 22, 2004 at 12:59 AM, in Gaming
Congrats to Liquidity and Maroma. You lucky... 18,123 Views / 416 Replies  
Congrats to Liquidity and Maroma. You lucky bastages! :)

Question for Rob @ Blizzard; is the Mac code multithreaded? Dual CPU aware?

Tanks.
Posted by JB72, on Mar 20, 2004 at 10:01 PM, in Gaming
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