Archive for the 'Carbon' Category

Iron Coder V

Tuesday, March 27th, 2007

If you’ve been sitting on the fence about whether to participate in Iron Coder, maybe this will push you over the edge. Just announced: the winner of Iron Coder V will receive free admission to C4[1]! Start your engines lady and gentleman coders, get ye to the Iron Coder starting line this Friday evening!.

Who Influences You?

Monday, March 26th, 2007

MacTech is running their annual voting process for the People’s Choice MacTech 25. This is basically an opportunity to recognize some of the important members of our technical community. While most of the world is more interested in the highest ranking members of the Macintosh community (people like Steve Jobs), we developers and technical types […]

Xcode Pasteboard Accumulator

Thursday, February 1st, 2007

Way back in the MPW days, I used to rely heavily on an extension for the IDE that put powerful pasteboard manipulation tools in the window header. Essentially these tools let you treat your pasteboard like a stack, so you could easily accumulate multiple copies and then paste them all out at once. For some […]

Xcode Index

Thursday, January 25th, 2007

If you use Xcode often, surely you appreciate the “Code Sense Index.” This is the magic cache of symbolic info that allows tricks like command-double-clicking a variable name to jump to its declaration, or Opt-Period to complete a function name. Indexing makes life for programmers about one bajillion times easier. Unless. Ughh!!!!! Angst, angst, angst! […]