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Xcode 4.01

The new Xcode is available…but…you have to pay for it now.  $4.99 in the Mac App Store or be a paying member of the iOS or Mac Developer program.  I am a bit…disappointed. Well, java is still free. Isn’t it. … Continue reading

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iOS 4.3 SDK is new

Xcode 3.2.6 and iOS SDK 4.3 Here we go again with the huge download.  😉  4.14 GB.  

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Touch (-ing) a Roku and a Book

I received an iPod Touch for Christmas and so with wife’s iPad I have both form factors available.  Though both are “retina” I think so I might need to find an older iPhone or touch to make sure. Also got … Continue reading

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iOS 4.2 SDK is available now

At the Apple developer site.  That’s …. Xcode 3.2.5 and iOS SDK 4.2 Yes, I know I’m a little late with this.

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another update

Dev Tools are updated again for iPhone iOS 4.02.  I wish we didn’t have to download the whole thing (2.49GB) every time there is an update.  I suppose I should get a get a fast internet connection….

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the future without Apple

On July 26th, the Librarian of the Library of Congress allowed that jailbreaking is not an infringement of the DMCA. Here is the press release: Librarian of Congress Announces DMCA Section 1201 Rules for Exemptions Regarding Circumvention of Access-Control Technologies … Continue reading

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rotating

To get the HelloWorld to autorotate is just too simple.  Update the xxxxViewController.m and uncomment the shouldAutorotateToInterfaceOrientation method, and have it return a YES value. // Override to allow orientations other than the default portrait orientation. – (BOOL)shouldAutorotateToInterfaceOrientation:(UIInterfaceOrientation)interfaceOrientation { // … Continue reading

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new xcode

The iPhone simulator that comes with the new version of the XCode SDK (3.2.3) seems to work much better.  I spent quite a bit of time trying to figure out why the HelloWorld app behaved correctly in iPhone simulation but … Continue reading

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Nr. 1 simulating iPhone

Found the answer to my simulator question, how to get Xcode to launch the simulator in iPhone mode instead of iPad mode for a universal app. See here. Build your application for the Simulator 3.2 SDK. Just build (⌘B) it, … Continue reading

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Nr. 1

Write your first iPod app: article Hello You? Being me, I had to do a little extra just to stress myself.  I made HelloWorld a “universal” app–which means it should work on the iPhone (and iPod Touch) as well as … Continue reading

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