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Implementing Windows APIs has always been... 2,470 Views / 97 Replies  
Implementing Windows APIs has always been non-trivial, but it's not the hardest part for most games. New games can reuse the coded written for old game ports, and games tend to use only a very small...
Posted by calumr, on Jun 9, 2005 at 09:45 AM, in Gaming
Some bank websites specify an attribute in the... 1,201 Views / 11 Replies  
Some bank websites specify an attribute in the login form that asks all web browsers to NOT save password & login info for that page. It's a security measure that you can't turn off, but it's for...
Posted by calumr, on Sep 3, 2004 at 07:35 AM, in macOS
When I downloaded it it didn't work - the... 896 Views / 16 Replies  
When I downloaded it it didn't work - the installed app was corrupt (it didn't have a Contents/MacOS folder in the bundle!) I want to play it, but I can't be bothered to download it again.
Posted by calumr, on Aug 9, 2004 at 05:06 PM, in Gaming
After some investigation it appears that there... 3,494 Views / 53 Replies  
After some investigation it appears that there was an issue with nVidia 5200 cards that caused them to hang, or even crash on single processor G5 systems. We have a fix for the issue, and hope to...
Posted by calumr, on Jun 21, 2004 at 01:14 PM, in Gaming
If anyone is having issues with the XIII Demo... 3,494 Views / 53 Replies  
If anyone is having issues with the XIII Demo could they please contact xiiisupport@feral.co.uk, and we will endeavor to fix any issues you may have.

We are fairly certain that there is an issue...
Posted by calumr, on Jun 21, 2004 at 11:22 AM, in Gaming
"xcodebuild" from the Terminal. There's a... 913 Views / 4 Replies  
"xcodebuild" from the Terminal.

There's a man page, too.
Posted by calumr, on Jun 16, 2004 at 08:42 AM, in Developer Center
Actually, I heard that the problem with C&C was... 750 Views / 12 Replies  
Actually, I heard that the problem with C&C was that it was impossible to keep the floating point calculations in sync with the PC version.

The problem is similar to the threads that popped up in...
Posted by calumr, on Apr 27, 2004 at 01:47 PM, in Developer Center
Re: Separating GUI's from back-end 'engine' code in OSS 597 Views / 9 Replies  
I recently read "The Art of UNIX Programming" by ESR (http://www.catb.org/~esr/writings/taoup/). He didn't invent any of the ideas he describes (like separating the interface from a reusable library...
Posted by calumr, on Apr 7, 2004 at 06:54 AM, in Developer Center
Re: Quake 3 .pak file reader/extractor? 2,757 Views / 2 Replies  
IIRC .pak files are uncompressed ZIP archives. If you make a copy, change its extension to zip, and open it with Stuffit then you should be able to see inside.
Posted by calumr, on Apr 2, 2004 at 09:04 AM, in Gaming
Yeah - and if they'd have "stepped up development... 2,988 Views / 41 Replies  
Yeah - and if they'd have "stepped up development speed" by 4 months, we could have had it by Christmas...

Maybe they forgot to flick the switches on the backs of the developers heads that go...
Posted by calumr, on Mar 22, 2004 at 08:38 AM, in Gaming
http://developer.apple.com/documentation/Cocoa/Con... 503 Views / 3 Replies  
http://developer.apple.com/documentation/Cocoa/Conceptual/DrawColor/Tasks/SystemTintAware.html
Posted by calumr, on Feb 24, 2004 at 02:18 PM, in Developer Center
What size is the file after you have downloaded... 676 Views / 1 Replies  
What size is the file after you have downloaded it?

Is the problem that Stuffit cannot open the file? I have downloaded it here and the archive opens successfully.
Posted by calumr, on Feb 24, 2004 at 06:50 AM, in Gaming
Imagine a C function that swaps 2 views: ... 2,721 Views / 47 Replies  
Imagine a C function that swaps 2 views:

ReplaceSubview(view1, view2)

And tell me which view is added and which is removed. Difficult, isn't it? It could be either way round and the only way to...
Posted by calumr, on Jan 1, 2004 at 12:40 PM, in Developer Center
Re: Why home icon cann't display the capacity of free space? 1,032 Views / 15 Replies  
There's no such thing as "free space" in a directory - the amount of extra data you can store in a directory is determined by the free space on the volume the directory resides on.
Posted by calumr, on Dec 26, 2003 at 11:20 AM, in macOS
int clickedSegmentTag = [[sender cell]... 1,046 Views / 24 Replies  
int clickedSegmentTag = [[sender cell] tagForSegment:clickedSegment];


I didn't catch that because Safari doesn't have gcc built-in yet :p
Posted by calumr, on Dec 19, 2003 at 06:19 PM, in Developer Center
- (IBAction)segControlClicked:(id)sender { ... 1,046 Views / 24 Replies  
- (IBAction)segControlClicked:(id)sender
{
int clickedSegment = [sender selectedSegment];
int clickedSegmentTag = [[sender cell] tagForSegment:selectedSegment];

switch...
Posted by calumr, on Dec 19, 2003 at 03:09 PM, in Developer Center
I didn't find the learning curve for TeX to be... 4,688 Views / 10 Replies  
I didn't find the learning curve for TeX to be any higher than that if HTML, and there are plenty of "the younger generation" who can handle that.
Posted by calumr, on Dec 5, 2003 at 10:17 AM, in Applications
Re: OpenGL function writing help 488 Views / 1 Replies  
Just do exactly the same thing, but this time instead of going from 0 to 2*pi, go from startAngle to endAngle.
Posted by calumr, on Dec 4, 2003 at 07:24 AM, in Developer Center
If you remove the execute permissions for others... 125,727 Views / 19 Replies  
If you remove the execute permissions for others & group for the folder, they won't be able to see its contents. Remove the read & write permissions too for good measure.
Posted by calumr, on Nov 27, 2003 at 12:49 PM, in macOS
Although someone could write a custom Address... 508 Views / 6 Replies  
Although someone could write a custom Address Book app that does support adding custom tags. The Address Book database allows you to associate any kind of data with any entry.
Posted by calumr, on Nov 11, 2003 at 08:04 AM, in macOS
Really? I just closed the window with cmd-W and... 810 Views / 7 Replies  
Really? I just closed the window with cmd-W and everything was fine.
Posted by calumr, on Nov 7, 2003 at 06:35 AM, in macOS
Do you have the back & forward buttons remapped... 954 Views / 18 Replies  
Do you have the back & forward buttons remapped to something else in the Logitech Control Center?
Posted by calumr, on Nov 3, 2003 at 06:21 AM, in macOS
You double-click the instance in IB, then... 605 Views / 4 Replies  
You double-click the instance in IB, then right-click the class in that column view hierarchy to get the "Create files" popup menu.
Posted by calumr, on Oct 27, 2003 at 11:19 AM, in Developer Center
You can't get the source code out of it. It's... 856 Views / 2 Replies  
You can't get the source code out of it. It's gone forever.

You could get the x86 assembly out of it, but then you'd have to convert that to PPC assembly, which will probably be more difficult...
Posted by calumr, on Oct 12, 2003 at 07:50 AM, in Developer Center
Poll: The zoom button has always been used to toggle... 773 Views / 13 Replies  
The zoom button has always been used to toggle between what the user set the window size to be (by dragging the bottom-right corner) and what the application determines to be the maximum size needed....
Posted by calumr, on Oct 8, 2003 at 04:33 PM, in macOS
AFAIK, yes. I got Jaguar last year. 48,949 Views / 456 Replies  
AFAIK, yes. I got Jaguar last year.
Posted by calumr, on Oct 4, 2003 at 06:04 PM, in macOS
One of the interesting things I heard about the... 1,606 Views / 14 Replies  
One of the interesting things I heard about the TTS in Jaguar (it's probably even better in Panther) is that it changes the way it pronounces parts of words, not just based on the next/previous word,...
Posted by calumr, on Oct 4, 2003 at 06:01 PM, in macOS
Re: Lots of good suggestions! 838 Views / 14 Replies  
When you have variables that are different lengths, it is easier to read if you line up everything after the '=':

shortVar1 = 1;
shortVar2 = 3.14159;
myVeryLongVarName = 42;


vs

shortVar1...
Posted by calumr, on Oct 1, 2003 at 06:25 PM, in Developer Center
Re: How to combine dmgparts w/o mounting the disk? 924 Views / 5 Replies  
Whenever I downloaded the Panther beta, mounting the full disk did not "change it's structure". What are you talking about?
Posted by calumr, on Sep 25, 2003 at 01:49 PM, in Applications
Wow - I can't believe they haven't done this yet.... 17,616 Views / 261 Replies  
Wow - I can't believe they haven't done this yet. NSDocument has been around for a bit, and it's not like TextEdit is a big application. Not to mention the fact that it is used as sample code, you'd...
Posted by calumr, on Sep 7, 2003 at 06:01 AM, in macOS
Re: How to find selected item in NSOutlineView? 2,073 Views / 10 Replies  
- (id)itemAtRow:(int)row

Just pass in the selectedRow, and you're done!
Posted by calumr, on Aug 5, 2003 at 12:54 PM, in Developer Center
It's like jpg and gif are 2 types of image file:... 676 Views / 7 Replies  
It's like jpg and gif are 2 types of image file: mach-o and CFM are 2 types of executable file. Only CFM can work on OS 9.
Posted by calumr, on Jul 28, 2003 at 10:58 AM, in Developer Center
It's true that debugging is a pain right now, and... 30,888 Views / 400 Replies  
It's true that debugging is a pain right now, and I hope the debugger is improved, but compilation speed is a limiting factor when you're compiling something like Camino or any large project.
...
Posted by calumr, on Jul 28, 2003 at 07:15 AM, in macOS
How about TextEdit? 546 Views / 4 Replies  
How about TextEdit?
Posted by calumr, on Jul 23, 2003 at 03:03 PM, in Applications
I've heard that it does, can't remember where... 72,798 Views / 470 Replies  
I've heard that it does, can't remember where though.

I think I'll go nominate myself for "Most useful post ever" now.
Posted by calumr, on Jun 25, 2003 at 02:45 PM, in macOS
I wonder what was used in the keynote. Dual 2GHz... 1,659 Views / 27 Replies  
I wonder what was used in the keynote. Dual 2GHz G5 no doubt.
Posted by calumr, on Jun 25, 2003 at 09:03 AM, in macOS
Do they have permission? I can't tell from the... 902 Views / 4 Replies  
Do they have permission? I can't tell from the translation.
Posted by calumr, on Jun 17, 2003 at 12:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That's something I'd definitely like to see... 7,976 Views / 84 Replies  
That's something I'd definitely like to see (unlikely as it is).
Posted by calumr, on Jun 15, 2003 at 01:07 PM, in macOS
You haven't heard of LaTeX? I use iTexMac, which... 3,587 Views / 46 Replies  
You haven't heard of LaTeX? I use iTexMac, which is the nicest Cocoa front-end out there at the moment IMO.

http://itexmac.sourceforge.net/

TeX (and LaTeX) are used by almost everyone in...
Posted by calumr, on Jun 13, 2003 at 07:56 AM, in Applications
This happened very recently to me too, with Mail... 609 Views / 14 Replies  
This happened very recently to me too, with Mail and Camino prefs being overwritten. Weird.
Posted by calumr, on Jun 10, 2003 at 08:26 AM, in macOS
Re: Safari HTML Editor 871 Views / 8 Replies  
Those dang violas should stay in the orchestras where they belong.
Posted by calumr, on Jun 7, 2003 at 07:37 PM, in Applications
How did they make this? Is there an existing PDA... 4,497 Views / 86 Replies  
How did they make this? Is there an existing PDA like this?
Posted by calumr, on Jun 6, 2003 at 04:30 PM, in macOS
If I were faced with this task you describe, I'd... 1,258 Views / 15 Replies  
If I were faced with this task you describe, I'd just cache the data in an array. Use whatever code you have now to stick the sentences into an NSArray (or at least the NSRange of the sentence in the...
Posted by calumr, on Jun 6, 2003 at 03:13 PM, in Developer Center
I was under the impression that only the visible... 1,258 Views / 15 Replies  
I was under the impression that only the visible cells are reloaded after calling -reloadData.

And your suggestion about having the tableView call -objectValue: until it gets nil returned is a...
Posted by calumr, on Jun 6, 2003 at 09:45 AM, in Developer Center
It was going well. Look here for more info on my... 612 Views / 6 Replies  
It was going well. Look here for more info on my dissertation:

http://doomlegacy.idevgames.com/amelio/

I don't think the other markers are about to go out and buy PowerBooks :), but the guy who...
Posted by calumr, on Jun 3, 2003 at 12:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
"Next week on the show, bats. Are they really... 1,118 Views / 22 Replies  
"Next week on the show, bats. Are they really blind, or are they just takin' the piss?"

The Fast Show.
Series 2 #7
Posted by calumr, on Jun 3, 2003 at 08:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Best presentation ever! 612 Views / 6 Replies  
I'm in my final year of a Software Engineering degree at Edinburgh Uni, and my dissertation was a self-proposed project - Input device support for Mac OS X.

This morning was the last thing I had...
Posted by calumr, on Jun 3, 2003 at 08:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Re: Any More Mac OS X 10.2.x Updates? 897 Views / 16 Replies  
Wouldn't they release this separately? As opposed to requiring a 10.2.7 update?



What's wrong with the current implementation?
Posted by calumr, on May 29, 2003 at 04:25 PM, in macOS
Look in the NSWorkspace docs: ... 1,435 Views / 5 Replies  
Look in the NSWorkspace docs:

NSWorkspaceWillLaunchApplicationNotification

NSWorkspaceDidTerminateApplicationNotification

It only works for apps that appear in the Dock, but I think that's...
Posted by calumr, on May 26, 2003 at 07:23 PM, in Developer Center
I'm not sure I'd like a metal menu bar, dock,... 1,122 Views / 11 Replies  
I'm not sure I'd like a metal menu bar, dock, TextEdit, Finder...

I hope Apple will fix metal sheets too - they don't look as nice as aqua ones to me.
Posted by calumr, on May 17, 2003 at 04:43 PM, in macOS
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