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Archive for October, 2007

Instruments on Leopard: How to debug those random crashes in your Cocoa app

Update: Sept 9, 2009: Mac OS 10.6 Snow Leopard now has this feature built into Instruments! In Xcode, choose “Run -> Run with Performance Tool -> Zombies”, and repeat your steps that cause the crash. Easy as pie. Read on if you don’t have Snow Leopard… Mac OS 10.5 Leopard has a great new developer app called Instruments. It can easily be used to debug those “random crashers” in your application caused by too many -release or -autorelease calls. Let’s see how. If you want to follow along, download this project: Open it up in Xcode. The nib has... [read more]

New Leopard user features – Open and Save Panels

Leopard, the new Mac OS 10.5, is out! There are a lot of new features, but not everything is mentioned on the features page. Here are some of the cool “power user” features which you may not know about: The Open and Save Panel (implemented in Cocoa, also known as the NSSavePanel and NSOpenPanel) 1. There is a new Icon View mode with options: However, the way to change the icon size to be small (as seen above) isn’t obvious. Click and hold down on the icon view segmented cell and a popup will occur: 2. You can now insert... [read more]

In the house…

Great picture from Hans from last weekend: (that’s me on Louise’s silk)

California Mountain Unicyle Weekend – THIS WEEKEND! Oct 12-14th, 2007, Santa Cruz.

California Mountain Unicyle Weekend – THIS WEEKEND! Oct 12-14th, 2007, Santa Cruz. Go to the website, and print out the form. You should come! The “big day” is saturday, and that will be the coolest.

New RADIOHEAD album. How much? It’s up to you.

I *totally* support artists like radiohead that are going away from those damn record labels and selling their music online. What’s even better is when they do this when you click on the ? next to the price: Sweet. I totally will give them money since I could just put a price of 0 and give it for free. Unfortunately, it doesn’t work on my mac when I go to fill out my CC info: I emailed them. Hopefully they will fix this. Anyways, download it, and give them a few pounds.

Cool wooden bike

Back when we rode Strawberry Fields Forever in May of ’07, I took some pictures of a wooden/bamboo bike at Calfree’s shop. the coolest part was the horns! Man. I want this bike. Sorry about the quality of the pictures; i was moving the phone too much.

Walle teaser!! New pixar film..

It is here: And… Super! looks great.

Project Hutchinson: Stained deck! (well, some of it)

Louise and I stained a lot of the deck last weekend. I did most all the railings on Saturday/Sunday, and on Sunday afternoon we did the planks together (I sprayed while she brushed). Looks GREAT! Click on pics for fullsize I’m going to do the house soon….

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