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Well, as I posted above, I had some problems with... 97,984 Views / 228 Replies  
Well, as I posted above, I had some problems with really slow tethering speeds. However, with the Bluetooth update that Apple provided for broadcom chipsets, my problems went away!

I can now...
Posted by smitty825, on Jun 18, 2009 at 11:08 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
USB Tethering to a Cell Phone 531 Views / 1 Replies  
I've been able to connect my MacBook Pro to the internet through my cell phone (SE K850i) using PAN and Bluetooth. However, the connection speed is abysmal (generally less than 100kbps, with ping...
Posted by smitty825, on Jan 17, 2009 at 02:03 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Hmm...I've been doing some research. When... 97,984 Views / 228 Replies  
Hmm...I've been doing some research. When performing the steps above, you connect via Bluetooth PAN. No more modem scripts are required, as the phone sets up an internet connection, then creates an...
Posted by smitty825, on Dec 11, 2008 at 09:04 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
One other reason I've found it's good to... 1,294 Views / 28 Replies  
One other reason I've found it's good to partition: If you are constantly creating large files, you won't accidentally fill up your whole drive, making it impossible to save things :-)

I work...
Posted by smitty825, on Dec 11, 2008 at 12:45 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
How does everybody connect using Leopard? I'm... 97,984 Views / 228 Replies  
How does everybody connect using Leopard? I'm getting really slow speeds with my Sony Ericsson K850i on the old AT&T Wireless network. The browser on the phone is able to download at very high...
Posted by smitty825, on Nov 10, 2008 at 03:41 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I kinda agree with the first poster, but for... 9,881 Views / 19 Replies  
I kinda agree with the first poster, but for different reasons.

First, regardless of which settings you chose, it seems like the XCode designers couldn't decide if they wanted to do a...
Posted by smitty825, on Feb 18, 2008 at 01:03 AM, in Developer Center
Hmmm...they might have changed that recently. I... 569 Views / 4 Replies  
Hmmm...they might have changed that recently. I know it was the case a few years ago when I was a member of the developer program...
Posted by smitty825, on Feb 6, 2008 at 11:22 PM, in Developer Center
I have Code Warrior 7 (really, really old), Code... 911 Views / 6 Replies  
I have Code Warrior 7 (really, really old), Code Warrior Professional Release 3 and Code Warrior Professional Release 5 sitting around that I'm not using. However, they are academic versions, and...
Posted by smitty825, on Feb 6, 2008 at 11:16 PM, in Developer Center
I think that the "free" membership would be fine... 569 Views / 4 Replies  
I think that the "free" membership would be fine for you.

(First, to be a non-free member, I believe the TOS requires that you develop software "for-sale." IANAL, so I don't know if donationware...
Posted by smitty825, on Feb 3, 2008 at 11:54 PM, in Developer Center
Well, you said you didn't want find, but here is... 401 Views / 2 Replies  
Well, you said you didn't want find, but here is how you could use it:

% find . -name "*<string>*" -exec rm {}\;

-------------

That being said, I bet you could do something similar with...
Posted by smitty825, on Jan 23, 2008 at 11:52 PM, in Developer Center
Yea, Intuit was there... They announced that... 619 Views / 11 Replies  
Yea, Intuit was there...

They announced that they canceled the "Quicken 2008" project, but instead are working on a ground-up rewrite in Cocoa for a UB release later this year. It's not going to...
Posted by smitty825, on Jan 16, 2008 at 09:03 AM, in Applications
Gigabit ethernet would be nice, too. I'd... 1,389 Views / 33 Replies  
Gigabit ethernet would be nice, too.

I'd prefer:
1) A faster processor so it can display 1080p content at 60 frames per second
2) A built-in DVD player, so I don't have need another DVD player...
Posted by smitty825, on Jan 16, 2008 at 08:38 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
While the suggestions above are good, you may... 510 Views / 9 Replies  
While the suggestions above are good, you may want to re-encode your videos into MPEG-4 format. I personally use Handbrake (http://handbrake.fr), to encode my videos as H.264 MPEG-4 files. (If you...
Posted by smitty825, on Jan 5, 2008 at 04:24 PM, in Applications
Thanks for the hint! That worked great... 388 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks for the hint! That worked great...
Posted by smitty825, on Jan 5, 2008 at 04:19 PM, in Applications
10.5.1 Mail.App Spell Check Broken... 388 Views / 2 Replies  
When I upgraded from 10.5 to 10.5.1, the mail.app spell checker seems to have broken. I have it set in "real-time" spell checking mode, and it always highlights the first word as spelled...
Posted by smitty825, on Jan 1, 2008 at 11:54 PM, in Applications
It's not a bad first project to just go in and... 848 Views / 21 Replies  
It's not a bad first project to just go in and compute the number of blocks each file takes up. You'll certainly learn quite a bit, and it should be fairly simple to implement quickly. If you enjoy...
Posted by smitty825, on Dec 18, 2007 at 11:17 PM, in Developer Center
Does time.apple.com support the old Time... 848 Views / 21 Replies  
Does time.apple.com support the old Time Protocol? I know that it is primarily used for NTP (http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc1305), which is significantly more complex than the item above.
Posted by smitty825, on Dec 18, 2007 at 11:14 PM, in Developer Center
You need to give us some hints about why you want... 542 Views / 12 Replies  
You need to give us some hints about why you want to learn another language other than Java. If it is because you want to do Cocoa programming on the Mac, then Obj-C (and regular C) would be your...
Posted by smitty825, on Dec 17, 2007 at 05:45 AM, in Developer Center
Well, having never used SCO unix before, I'm not... 560 Views / 9 Replies  
Well, having never used SCO unix before, I'm not sure if this solution will work or not, but a quick googling lead me to this (http://aplawrence.com/SCOFAQ/FAQ_scotec4defaultroute.html) link
Posted by smitty825, on Dec 9, 2007 at 10:25 AM, in Developer Center
The easiest way to get the version of the OS you... 560 Views / 9 Replies  
The easiest way to get the version of the OS you are using is to type the command 'uname -a' (no quotes) and then paste the output here. The output for OS X Leopard is:

Darwin...
Posted by smitty825, on Dec 8, 2007 at 06:29 PM, in Developer Center
The easiest way to "compile" a python app is to... 382 Views / 1 Replies  
The easiest way to "compile" a python app is to run it from the command line:

To do that, open up the Terminal.app and change directories until you're at the root of the game. To compile it, just...
Posted by smitty825, on Dec 8, 2007 at 06:27 PM, in Developer Center
Not sure if I'm the only one seeing this or not,... 45,359 Views / 363 Replies  
Not sure if I'm the only one seeing this or not, but during my install, my keychain was deleted from ~/Library/keychains/

Luckily I have a fairly recent backup, and hopefully I'm the only one to...
Posted by smitty825, on Oct 26, 2007 at 08:37 AM, in Mac OS X
According to the Knower of All... 452 Views / 4 Replies  
According to the Knower of All (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Core_Audio), Core Audio was released in 10.3
Posted by smitty825, on Oct 7, 2007 at 08:34 PM, in Developer Center
It shouldn't be too difficult to hide the /sw... 372 Views / 3 Replies  
It shouldn't be too difficult to hide the /sw directory, assuming you have the Apple Developer Tools installed...

sudo /Developer/Tools/SetFile -a V /sw

(Once you do this, you'll need to...
Posted by smitty825, on Aug 12, 2007 at 10:01 PM, in Developer Center
Hmmm...maybe I'm stupid (and it wouldn't be the... 1,036 Views / 20 Replies  
Hmmm...maybe I'm stupid (and it wouldn't be the first time...), but I don't see how the MBPs can run multiple 30" displays. There is one DVI out port, no separate VGA port, and no other way to get...
Posted by smitty825, on Jun 19, 2007 at 12:08 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I agree with numero in the fact that which... 988 Views / 11 Replies  
I agree with numero in the fact that which college you go to does not matter. Either you know the material, or you don't.

That being said, some colleges do a really good job keeping alumni...
Posted by smitty825, on Jun 17, 2007 at 09:54 AM, in Developer Center
By desktop application, does she enjoy writing... 889 Views / 10 Replies  
By desktop application, does she enjoy writing PC-based applications? If so, then C# wouldn't be a bad language to learn.

or does desktop application mean a non-web programming language? If...
Posted by smitty825, on May 7, 2007 at 12:32 AM, in Developer Center
Just a random guess...is there a file called... 1,529 Views / 3 Replies  
Just a random guess...is there a file called "time.h" (case insensitive) anyplace in the code tree? The reason is that the (default) Mac filesystem (HFS+) is case-preserving, but not case-sensitive....
Posted by smitty825, on Apr 30, 2007 at 11:45 PM, in Developer Center
I'm speaking only for myself in this response... ... 2,640 Views / 60 Replies  
I'm speaking only for myself in this response...

I would personally love to switch to a Mac for development at my current job. (I'm an embedded systems programmer for a large health care...
Posted by smitty825, on Apr 28, 2007 at 11:38 PM, in Mac OS X
I don't know if the Select Developer package is... 875 Views / 7 Replies  
I don't know if the Select Developer package is for you or not. While you can save lots of money by purchasing a Mac through that program, you should abide by the Terms of Purchase...
Posted by smitty825, on Apr 21, 2007 at 09:58 AM, in Developer Center
Yes, there is. Click Here... 437 Views / 2 Replies  
Yes, there is. Click Here (https://adwords.google.com/)
Posted by smitty825, on Mar 26, 2007 at 10:32 PM, in Developer Center
That's a good question, and i really don't know... 465 Views / 4 Replies  
That's a good question, and i really don't know the answer. (I'm stuck on a PowerPC machine here, and I haven't done any 64bit programming). If you don't get an answer here, you're best bet would...
Posted by smitty825, on Mar 24, 2007 at 01:26 AM, in Developer Center
Good luck writing an emulator. You'll learn lots... 527 Views / 3 Replies  
Good luck writing an emulator. You'll learn lots of interesting stuff about programming and processors.
Posted by smitty825, on Mar 8, 2007 at 12:12 AM, in Developer Center
Well...if your goal is to learn C, then start... 1,690 Views / 45 Replies  
Well...if your goal is to learn C, then start with C. Once you "learn" it, you'll need as much practice as you can get to begin to master it. (I've been programming in C/C++ for the better part of...
Posted by smitty825, on Mar 6, 2007 at 11:57 PM, in Developer Center
Previous declaration in Linux to OS X Port 349 Views / 1 Replies  
Hey all...I'm attempting to port an application over from Linux to OS X. When I attempt to compile the application, I get an error that there are conflicting types for the function "signal".

The...
Posted by smitty825, on Mar 3, 2007 at 01:33 PM, in Developer Center
I don't know if this will help you or not...but, ... 814 Views / 1 Replies  
I don't know if this will help you or not...but,

It's my understanding that Apple has only shipped cross compilation support with GCC4. GCC3.3 (as shipped from Apple) is not able to compile for...
Posted by smitty825, on Mar 3, 2007 at 11:38 AM, in Developer Center
Cheap way to establish VLAN? 1,663 Views / 1 Replies  
In my house, I have a DLink Cable/DSL router, which I connect to an old-school Airport Extreme (802.11g) to provide wireless services in my house. Due to security concerns, my wireless network is...
Posted by smitty825, on Feb 17, 2007 at 05:48 PM, in Networking
This is probably the most common question asked... 1,322 Views / 14 Replies  
This is probably the most common question asked on this forum, so feel free to dig around and see lots more answers. (hmmm...maybe we can make one of these topics as sticky...)

Obj-C is one of...
Posted by smitty825, on Nov 6, 2006 at 01:09 AM, in Developer Center
if this is a beginners intro to C++ class, then... 2,793 Views / 7 Replies  
if this is a beginners intro to C++ class, then you should be able to do everything in XCode. However, the more complex the class, the more likely it is that you'll run into some of the small...
Posted by smitty825, on Nov 5, 2006 at 01:56 PM, in Developer Center
Thanks for the Thunderbird suggestion. I did... 384 Views / 9 Replies  
Thanks for the Thunderbird suggestion. I did take a serious look at it before deciding on Apple Mail, but decided against using it for several reasons. (The biggest being lack of integration with...
Posted by smitty825, on Oct 18, 2006 at 01:04 AM, in Applications
Cool! That worked great getting the email off of... 384 Views / 9 Replies  
Cool! That worked great getting the email off of my server, and into my Mac! Do you know if it is possible to do this on mailboxes other than the "Inbox"? I'd like to do the same thing with the...
Posted by smitty825, on Oct 18, 2006 at 12:45 AM, in Applications
Eudora to Mail.app Sidegrade 384 Views / 9 Replies  
As was posted here on these forums (and elsewhere), the people at Qualcomm announced that Eudora was no longer being actively developed, but instead they are creating a new application based on the...
Posted by smitty825, on Oct 17, 2006 at 10:03 PM, in Applications
This is a common problem in programming. You'll... 567 Views / 3 Replies  
This is a common problem in programming. You'll need to tell the compiler that you're going to define the second class later. In Obj-C you can use the "@class" specifer...

In you example, this...
Posted by smitty825, on Aug 23, 2006 at 08:03 PM, in Developer Center
I also haven't used Yellow Dog in a long time. ... 833 Views / 1 Replies  
I also haven't used Yellow Dog in a long time. My distros of choice have been ubuntu and gentoo. IIRC, Yellow Dog was based off of a Red Hat distro, so it would be advantageous to use it if you...
Posted by smitty825, on Apr 22, 2006 at 09:47 PM, in Mac OS X
If you install either Text Wrangler or BBEdit,... 758 Views / 3 Replies  
If you install either Text Wrangler or BBEdit, you can install the "command line tools" that go along with either of those apps. When you are in the terminal, you can type "edit <filename>" and open...
Posted by smitty825, on Feb 26, 2006 at 11:57 PM, in Developer Center
If you're still in school, and future classes... 1,094 Views / 14 Replies  
If you're still in school, and future classes will be taught in Java, I would personally recommend sticking with Java...at least for awhile longer. IMHO, it is a real good idea to learn the tool...
Posted by smitty825, on Feb 26, 2006 at 11:50 PM, in Developer Center
Whoops...I mistook ANSI C for the original K&R C!... 1,757 Views / 30 Replies  
Whoops...I mistook ANSI C for the original K&R C! :) I had forgotten that ANSI C and C89 were essentially the same thing!

heh...good or K&R C... (yes, I had to look up the syntax) :lol:

...
Posted by smitty825, on Feb 2, 2006 at 12:02 AM, in Developer Center
Wow! I thought that there was no way that XCode... 1,757 Views / 30 Replies  
Wow! I thought that there was no way that XCode supported ANSI C, as I can't imagine anyone has written anything in ANSI C in at least 10 years! I'm quite impressed. My ANSI C syntax isn't quite...
Posted by smitty825, on Feb 1, 2006 at 09:38 AM, in Developer Center
Good luck making your decision. Like everyone, I... 1,757 Views / 30 Replies  
Good luck making your decision. Like everyone, I agree that you should try and learn C first (or use the Cocoa bindings from a language like Python if learning C isn't your desire) Once you do...
Posted by smitty825, on Feb 1, 2006 at 09:35 AM, in Developer Center
Obj-C Garbage Collection coming to Leopard! 2,424 Views / 2 Replies  
(First, for the record, no, I do not have a life)

I was reading through the man page on gcc in 10.4.4 and I came across this:

"-fobjc-gc
Enable garbage collection (GC) for...
Posted by smitty825, on Jan 15, 2006 at 11:16 AM, in Developer Center
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