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XCode and CVS tags 1,057 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi folks,

Does XCode not have a way to tag a revision in CVS? It seems strange to me to have to leave the IDE and tag stuff on the command line instead. Am I missing something?

Thanks!
Posted by nufferkay, on Nov 27, 2005 at 07:03 PM, in Developer Center
I started a desktop blogging app b/c I couldn't... 1,135 Views / 19 Replies  
I started a desktop blogging app b/c I couldn't find anything that properly supported the metaWeblog API. I got about halfway through before I realized that poor structural planning had leanded me...
Posted by nufferkay, on Apr 15, 2004 at 10:23 PM, in Developer Center
program design principles (and books)? 402 Views / 0 Replies  
I know how to handle many-to-many relationships in a database, but how would one handle them when designing a piece of software?

For instance, I'm working on a blogging application that can handle...
Posted by nufferkay, on Feb 23, 2004 at 05:06 PM, in Developer Center
If you're coming from a command-line development... 656 Views / 7 Replies  
If you're coming from a command-line development environment, rather than Visual C++ or something, try the Terminal app (in /Applications/Utilities) to get a command line, and use GCC, which I...
Posted by nufferkay, on Feb 16, 2004 at 12:38 AM, in Developer Center
have you put @class prefsWindow at the top of the... 664 Views / 14 Replies  
have you put @class prefsWindow at the top of the .h file?
Posted by nufferkay, on Jan 7, 2004 at 05:43 PM, in Developer Center
er, whether something's open source has very... 600 Views / 3 Replies  
er, whether something's open source has very little to do with how _easy_ it would be to port it - it only means you're probably permitted to port it and that the source should be easy to get hold...
Posted by nufferkay, on Jan 4, 2004 at 12:14 AM, in Developer Center
OK, say the object handling Window A is of class... 664 Views / 14 Replies  
OK, say the object handling Window A is of class WinAObject. There you have an IBOutlet NSTextField *textField; and you declare and implement a method to alter it, such as - (void) setTextField:...
Posted by nufferkay, on Jan 2, 2004 at 09:33 PM, in Developer Center
Hi ambush - What you described makes sense,... 581 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi ambush -

What you described makes sense, but I'm not 100% clear on this.

Basically, say I want a MyObject that I can access from anywhere in my app. From what I understand, this is what...
Posted by nufferkay, on Dec 17, 2003 at 11:24 PM, in Developer Center
Another question: global variables 581 Views / 3 Replies  
Is there a way to make a single object available to all other objects in the app without using global variables?

f'rinstance, is there some way to attach it to another globally available object...
Posted by nufferkay, on Dec 17, 2003 at 10:38 PM, in Developer Center
NSDictionary enumerators 457 Views / 1 Replies  
Can I create both an object enumerator and a key enumerator for the same NSDictionary (or NSMutableDictionary), and expect them to step through the keys and values in the same order, in parallel so...
Posted by nufferkay, on Dec 17, 2003 at 10:08 PM, in Developer Center
This looks suspect to me: try tell... 519 Views / 2 Replies  
This looks suspect to me:


try
tell application "diff2"
run
end tell
end try
end run
Posted by nufferkay, on Dec 17, 2003 at 05:07 PM, in Developer Center
Sorry, I'd been confused about whether I could... 1,565 Views / 2 Replies  
Sorry, I'd been confused about whether I could access objects on a drawer directly from the class that controls the parent window. I literally could not find any information anywhere about whether...
Posted by nufferkay, on Dec 14, 2003 at 09:10 PM, in Developer Center
No, in Obj-C the function name has to be attached... 2,890 Views / 47 Replies  
No, in Obj-C the function name has to be attached to the first parameter name. Why? I don't really know, but I'm guessing with the space it would probably be much harder for the compiler to parse -...
Posted by nufferkay, on Dec 14, 2003 at 06:56 PM, in Developer Center
NSDrawer tutorials? 1,565 Views / 2 Replies  
Has anyone seen any tutorials about using drawers?

There's plenty of stuff about adding one to your interface and opening and closing it, but I'm looking for a tutorial that includes interacting...
Posted by nufferkay, on Dec 14, 2003 at 02:51 PM, in Developer Center
Yes, it's the same thing. The way Obj-C works is... 2,890 Views / 47 Replies  
Yes, it's the same thing. The way Obj-C works is that a function that takes parameters has a colon preceding each parameter, and the words proceding the colon should describe the parameter. Perhaps...
Posted by nufferkay, on Dec 13, 2003 at 01:49 AM, in Developer Center
Thanks for the help, everyone - I think it makes... 4,091 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks for the help, everyone - I think it makes more sense to me now.

-N
Posted by nufferkay, on Dec 11, 2003 at 06:52 PM, in Developer Center
This tutorial is pretty good at explaining Obj-C... 2,890 Views / 47 Replies  
This tutorial is pretty good at explaining Obj-C syntax for those who are accustomed to other OOP languages:

http://www.macdevcenter.com/pub/a/mac/2001/05/04/cocoa.html?page=2

The introductions...
Posted by nufferkay, on Dec 11, 2003 at 06:50 PM, in Developer Center
Aha - that's very useful indeed! But then... 4,091 Views / 6 Replies  
Aha - that's very useful indeed!

But then there's the frustration of comparing the value of an NSNumber to a constant (i.e. it's so much more darn complex than "if (i > 0)" b/c you have to either...
Posted by nufferkay, on Dec 11, 2003 at 12:38 AM, in Developer Center
When to use NSNumber? 4,091 Views / 6 Replies  
I'm a bit confused as to the purpose of this class.

When is it better to use NSNumber instead of int or float or whatever?

Are there times when it is better to just use the C types? (i.e. int,...
Posted by nufferkay, on Dec 10, 2003 at 11:12 PM, in Developer Center
I also come from a C/PHP background. The biggest... 2,890 Views / 47 Replies  
I also come from a C/PHP background. The biggest problem I've found is that the documentation can be so confusing.

For instance, when I started out on the app I'm working on as a learning...
Posted by nufferkay, on Dec 10, 2003 at 02:29 AM, in Developer Center
Sure. FWIW, these tutorials are for Jaguar and... 770 Views / 9 Replies  
Sure. FWIW, these tutorials are for Jaguar and Project Builder, not Panther and XCode.

http://www.macdevcenter.com/pub/ct/37 - O'Reilly's OS X development center, includes some nice tutorials
...
Posted by nufferkay, on Dec 7, 2003 at 12:47 PM, in Developer Center
You could also get an older Mac, like a G3 iMac,... 770 Views / 9 Replies  
You could also get an older Mac, like a G3 iMac, secondhand. Maybe it won't be a speed-demon at compiling, but it should run OS X and the developer tools.

The great thing about developing Cocoa...
Posted by nufferkay, on Dec 7, 2003 at 04:48 AM, in Developer Center
Yeah, I keep wanting to help out with Camino too,... 699 Views / 2 Replies  
Yeah, I keep wanting to help out with Camino too, but it's just so far beyond me (I'm also a just-beyond-beginning programmer), and you have to learn so much about the specific code before you can...
Posted by nufferkay, on Dec 7, 2003 at 04:35 AM, in Developer Center
have you tried: on clicked theObject ... 550 Views / 1 Replies  
have you tried:


on clicked theObject
tell window "mainwindow"
set thedate to contents of text field "datefield"
end tell
end clicked
Posted by nufferkay, on Dec 7, 2003 at 04:31 AM, in Developer Center
 
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