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A bit off topic: What amazes me is that... 13,203 Views / 25 Replies  
A bit off topic:
What amazes me is that companies are allowed to create regional price fixing monopolies for things like music, DVDs and games. Surely this goes against the so called "free market"...
Posted by iJed, on Oct 2, 2005 at 07:39 AM, in Mac Desktops
That sounds exactly the kind of job I'd like to... 605 Views / 2 Replies  
That sounds exactly the kind of job I'd like to be doing (except that I don't live in the US)

1. Its C. I've been wanting to get a job doing C programming.

2. Its unix based (rather than...
Posted by iJed, on Jun 26, 2005 at 08:18 AM, in Developer Center
This is exactly how I find XP every day at work.... 25,977 Views / 193 Replies  
This is exactly how I find XP every day at work. It seems completely incapable of reasonably handling more than one application at a time, even if the application is very small and simple. Sure...
Posted by iJed, on Apr 2, 2005 at 07:58 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I would advise you to get yourself a copy of... 729 Views / 6 Replies  
I would advise you to get yourself a copy of Eclipse (http://www.eclipse.org) and go from there. I have been using the Jigloo (http://cloudgarden.com/jigloo/) UI builder plugin recently for SWT...
Posted by iJed, on Mar 19, 2005 at 08:14 PM, in Developer Center
a) Realbasic should really be called... 988 Views / 21 Replies  
a) Realbasic should really be called RealJavaScript as its much closer to that now.

I don't really see the relation with JavaScript. RB is most certainly a descendent of BASIC and looks nothing...
Posted by iJed, on Mar 19, 2005 at 06:25 PM, in Developer Center
I have to agree with almost everyone here that... 988 Views / 21 Replies  
I have to agree with almost everyone here that Java is a much better choice than RealBASIC. Java is a concise language with a excellent and mostly mature class library. Whereas RealBASIC is a...
Posted by iJed, on Mar 19, 2005 at 05:09 PM, in Developer Center
Re: Re: Re: iMac 1st gen won't turn on anymore :( 772 Views / 9 Replies  
I've run into this problem with early (pre-slotloading) iMacs more than once and replacing the clock battery has ALWAYS fixed it. Also press the CUDA reset button after battery replacement. The PSU...
Posted by iJed, on Feb 13, 2005 at 12:51 PM, in Mac Desktops
Re: iMac 1st gen won't turn on anymore :( 772 Views / 9 Replies  
Replace the battery
Posted by iJed, on Feb 13, 2005 at 11:20 AM, in Mac Desktops
My Mac mini absolutely hammers my iBook G3 in... 728 Views / 4 Replies  
My Mac mini absolutely hammers my iBook G3 in boot times. I've not done a time comparison but the difference is so obvious that its not worth doing. However my iBook is the 500MHz model...
Posted by iJed, on Jan 31, 2005 at 02:44 PM, in Mac Desktops
Got my Mac mini this at 1330 this afternoon. I'm... 3,656 Views / 64 Replies  
Got my Mac mini this at 1330 this afternoon. I'm impressed with performance and feel that its quite an upgrade from my G4 450. I have to say that the machine feels like a quality piece of hardware....
Posted by iJed, on Jan 31, 2005 at 02:32 PM, in Mac Desktops
Well mine is just reported to be in Eindhoven (as... 3,656 Views / 64 Replies  
Well mine is just reported to be in Eindhoven (as of 30 mins ago) so I'll probably have to wait until Monday :( Fortunately I booked Monday and Tuesday off work just to receive this :D
Posted by iJed, on Jan 28, 2005 at 03:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
Mine shipped last night at about 1900. Its a... 3,656 Views / 64 Replies  
Mine shipped last night at about 1900. Its a 1.42GHz with 512M. I ordered just after the keynote.
Posted by iJed, on Jan 28, 2005 at 02:38 PM, in Mac Desktops
The Mac mini has another advantage that I think... 10,859 Views / 61 Replies  
The Mac mini has another advantage that I think few people consider: you can upgrade it far more frequently at the same price. Since I already have a good quality Sony 19" CRT, an Apple keyboard and...
Posted by iJed, on Jan 15, 2005 at 11:17 AM, in Mac Desktops
If you want to learn to program in C then you are... 973 Views / 21 Replies  
If you want to learn to program in C then you are going to have to go through steps hundreds of times more intimidating than a few words on a package management system website. If you fear something...
Posted by iJed, on Jul 11, 2004 at 10:51 AM, in macOS
I can't believe that anyone would say XP has... 6,186 Views / 50 Replies  
I can't believe that anyone would say XP has nicer font smoothing than Mac OS X! I have to put up with XP daily at work and fonts look horrible throughout. Everything in OS X looks so much better...
Posted by iJed, on Jul 11, 2004 at 10:38 AM, in macOS
I think the current app switcher is one of the... 6,287 Views / 62 Replies  
I think the current app switcher is one of the nicest features in Panther. Its great to use it in combination with the mouse to move really quickly across your applications. Every time I use windows...
Posted by iJed, on May 12, 2004 at 07:48 PM, in macOS
Re: View Option Problem 433 Views / 2 Replies  
Loss of view options is a bug that seems to have plagued OS X for a long time. I am surprised after every update that this incredibly annoying bug has not yet been fixed.
Posted by iJed, on Feb 22, 2004 at 04:38 PM, in macOS
Here is what I'd like to see in 10.4 (in order of... 8,096 Views / 127 Replies  
Here is what I'd like to see in 10.4 (in order of usefulness to me):

1) Return of the Apple Menu of the classic days. This would make a lot of Windows users, who miss their start menu, much...
Posted by iJed, on Feb 21, 2004 at 05:03 PM, in macOS
This is often what you find when trying to write... 724 Views / 14 Replies  
This is often what you find when trying to write some reasonably low level code in something like Java which would be trivial in C.

I remember a friend of mine was having a terrible time writing...
Posted by iJed, on Feb 8, 2004 at 01:44 PM, in Developer Center
I have always found the Mac implementation of... 677 Views / 8 Replies  
I have always found the Mac implementation of Java to be extremely slow compared to any others that I have tried.
Posted by iJed, on Jan 29, 2004 at 03:27 PM, in Developer Center
Re: NSTableView and cursor keys 527 Views / 1 Replies  
Replying to my own post! LOL

Anyway I've figured it out: Seems that - (void)tableViewSelectionDidChange:(NSNotification *)aNotification is rather obviously what I was looking for. A simple...
Posted by iJed, on Jan 29, 2004 at 10:41 AM, in Developer Center
NSTableView and cursor keys 527 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm just wondering if there is a way, other than subclassing NSTableView and overriding the key events, to make cursor keys send an action like clicking does? Any information on this would be...
Posted by iJed, on Jan 29, 2004 at 09:37 AM, in Developer Center
Yeah I've had to pay 315UK (~$580) to replace my... 1,705 Views / 28 Replies  
Yeah I've had to pay 315UK (~$580) to replace my iBook 500 mobo once before. As you could imagine I'm more than slightly pissed off that they decide that this model is not supported for some reason....
Posted by iJed, on Jan 29, 2004 at 07:05 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The easiest way (without getting anything new) ... 657 Views / 8 Replies  
The easiest way (without getting anything new) is to partition the HD and make one of the partitions into a duplicate of the OS X install CD 1. You can transfer the image across the network.
Posted by iJed, on Jan 18, 2004 at 02:03 PM, in macOS
I think that as long as he isn't using the two... 842 Views / 10 Replies  
I think that as long as he isn't using the two machines at the same time then this may theoretically be legal. Anyway its not exactly the crime of the century to do this...
Posted by iJed, on Jan 11, 2004 at 03:32 PM, in macOS
I found Xcode 1.0 to be buggy as hell but 1.1... 751 Views / 5 Replies  
I found Xcode 1.0 to be buggy as hell but 1.1 fixed a most of the really bad stuff. Its still not perfect but I prefer it to PB.
Posted by iJed, on Jan 11, 2004 at 02:25 PM, in Developer Center
I was fully willing to pay $150 and would... 11,631 Views / 201 Replies  
I was fully willing to pay $150 and would probably have gone and just bought a $200 model but $250? Are they insane? In all my years of watching MacWorld expos I have simply never been so...
Posted by iJed, on Jan 6, 2004 at 03:46 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I actually had my credit card on front of me in... 11,631 Views / 201 Replies  
I actually had my credit card on front of me in order to buy the new small iPod model... But this thing is so stupidly priced and under-specced compared to the 15G I simply have no intention of...
Posted by iJed, on Jan 6, 2004 at 03:27 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
This seem flashy but ultimately useless to me. I... 2,436 Views / 46 Replies  
This seem flashy but ultimately useless to me. I really do not want to have to rotate my windows one at a time to look for some option that I wish to use. Your computer UI is inherently 2D and...
Posted by iJed, on Nov 22, 2003 at 06:24 AM, in macOS
Its simply a matter of learning object oriented... 2,884 Views / 47 Replies  
Its simply a matter of learning object oriented programming first. If you can do this and are quite proficient at it then you should be able to pick up Cocoa reasonably quickly. It still has a few...
Posted by iJed, on Nov 18, 2003 at 06:22 PM, in Developer Center
Every time I've touched swing I've hated it.... 4,207 Views / 11 Replies  
Every time I've touched swing I've hated it. Nothing created with it seems to look the way it should on any platform. The main reason for this has to be the control layouts (including BoxLayout,...
Posted by iJed, on Nov 8, 2003 at 01:48 PM, in Developer Center
Poll: Re: Are you religious or non-religious 3,119 Views / 198 Replies  
I've always found fellow atheists to be the most tolerant of all people. All the atheists I know have extremely liberal views and agree that people have the right to do what they want as long as it...
Posted by iJed, on Oct 30, 2003 at 11:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Re: Sleep 1,228 Views / 30 Replies  
Drinking a few beers is always a good way to stop yourself thinking and become sleepy...
Posted by iJed, on Oct 30, 2003 at 09:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
As an atheist, what I've never understood about... 3,490 Views / 158 Replies  
As an atheist, what I've never understood about Christians is why they go to church and why they worship God so often. Surely if God wanted you to do this then he would have the most extreme vanity...
Posted by iJed, on Oct 30, 2003 at 09:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'd offer you my services if it wasn't for the... 861 Views / 20 Replies  
I'd offer you my services if it wasn't for the fact that I live on the wrong side of the pond. ;) Unless your company wanted to fly me over... LOL it would be kinda fun to work in the US for a while....
Posted by iJed, on Oct 30, 2003 at 07:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I use Xcode (formerly Project Builder) for all my... 1,345 Views / 27 Replies  
I use Xcode (formerly Project Builder) for all my PHP programming since its what I use for all my other programming stuff. It has nice syntax highlighting now and you can easily create a project file...
Posted by iJed, on Oct 30, 2003 at 07:23 PM, in Developer Center
Re: Should I up to Panther (for programming)? 609 Views / 2 Replies  
Panther should run a lot more nicely than Jag on your rev D iMac. I've got it running on an old 233MHz rev B iMac and my dad uses it every day to browse the web. Panther will make your iMac feel a...
Posted by iJed, on Oct 28, 2003 at 11:45 AM, in Developer Center
I'm not surprised that most of you haven't got... 13,227 Views / 224 Replies  
I'm not surprised that most of you haven't got Panther from the Apple Store. Last order I made was an iBook which I swiftly cancelled after reading the 3 week ship date. I got the same spec machine...
Posted by iJed, on Oct 25, 2003 at 07:17 PM, in macOS
Yes it probably was a developer who leaked the... 5,271 Views / 94 Replies  
Yes it probably was a developer who leaked the build. This however does not change the fact that developers are Apple's most precious resource. Developers create applications and applications create...
Posted by iJed, on Oct 20, 2003 at 10:12 PM, in macOS
That would be a major mistake to piss-off your... 5,271 Views / 94 Replies  
That would be a major mistake to piss-off your developers like this. They will want to upgrade to 10.3.1 too and they pay for the OS with their developer accounts. The biggest mistake Apple could...
Posted by iJed, on Oct 20, 2003 at 07:25 PM, in macOS
Re: Do UDF 2.0 CDs work in Panther? 1,400 Views / 21 Replies  
No it doesn't look like UDF 2.0 is supported on Panther. From the man page on mount_udf:
UDF 1.50 is supported. UDF 2.0 and later is not.

I also tried an earlier version of Panther with a UDF 2...
Posted by iJed, on Oct 13, 2003 at 11:20 PM, in macOS
I've been a student member for the last couple of... 702 Views / 7 Replies  
I've been a student member for the last couple of years and have never got full OS versions before the release date. Usually a few weeks after unfortunately. :(

This has always surprised me since...
Posted by iJed, on Oct 13, 2003 at 11:06 PM, in macOS
If it is the GM then you should be able to "test"... 51,681 Views / 456 Replies  
If it is the GM then you should be able to "test" it soon ;)

Just remember to pay for it too.
Posted by iJed, on Oct 3, 2003 at 03:58 AM, in macOS
Re: Re: 2 cool things about Panther... 1,449 Views / 11 Replies  
Just imagine this in Stuffit. It would take all week!
Posted by iJed, on Sep 30, 2003 at 04:12 PM, in macOS
I do the same. I simply could not believe that... 4,283 Views / 73 Replies  
I do the same. I simply could not believe that movie the first time I saw it! I had to link everyone I know in my comp sci class to it. :)
Posted by iJed, on Sep 30, 2003 at 04:06 PM, in macOS
You need to be a select or premier ADC member to... 613 Views / 2 Replies  
You need to be a select or premier ADC member to download Panther pre-releases. This costs money. Free members do not get Panther free unless they get a seed key. Student members get final releases...
Posted by iJed, on Sep 30, 2003 at 03:49 PM, in macOS
I'd start by learning to program in C with basic... 1,396 Views / 29 Replies  
I'd start by learning to program in C with basic command line apps first. Once you get a good enough grasp of this then you can move onto trying out some of the Cocoa or Carbon API stuff.

You...
Posted by iJed, on Sep 28, 2003 at 03:06 PM, in Developer Center
Re: I leave for uni tomorrow... 791 Views / 15 Replies  
Drink, drink, drink. Err...thats what I remember doing on freshers week anyway. Its a shame the work got so intense though in third year. I could only make it to the pub a couple of times a week. :-(...
Posted by iJed, on Sep 28, 2003 at 12:09 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Re: Panther broken on Sawtooth with GeForce 2MX? 1,405 Views / 11 Replies  
Just to note that all version of Panther I've had work on my 500MHz iBook flawlessly. I wonder if nVidea have just not finished the Panther version of their drivers. Can anyone tell me if they have...
Posted by iJed, on Sep 26, 2003 at 07:16 AM, in macOS
I've stuck Jag on my old iMac 233 rev B and given... 1,376 Views / 26 Replies  
I've stuck Jag on my old iMac 233 rev B and given it to my parents. My dad uses it all the time and only complains about the internet connection speed (56K modem) but that can't be helped until we...
Posted by iJed, on Sep 25, 2003 at 07:59 AM, in macOS
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