July 23, 2003

Various Cocoa Information

Yesterday I made a post on Irate Scottsman's little wiki, entitled MakingYourAppLaunchAtStartup. It gives sample code for making an application launch at startup based on the value of a checkbox. I'd say it's fairly useful.

BahamutZER0 posted a BLP Tools intial public release today, it can be had at the MacStorm Mac Downloads Page. BLP is the format used in Blizzard's WarCraft 3 for textures, and the BLP Tool application converts from Targa to BLP and back. It's a nice piece of work, and BZ's first thing using OpenGL, so hats off to him.

I'm almost ready to release beta 2 of FavoritesBar to selected testers, mail me if you'd like to help test. You must be running Mac OS X 10.2 or 10.3 (preferably 10.3, as we have mostly 10.2 testers for now). There were lots of silly bugs in the beta 1 release but I think most of them are ironed out in beta 2. Only one known bug remains, and it's a hella annoying drawing bug. I put a 'quick fix' on it today, but I'm still not really happy with it. The other thing that I need to do is figure out how to properly track changes to files/folders, but Anarchie thinks there is a syscall for that so I'll figure it out.

My next project has to do with the almightiPod, so that should be cool to experiment with.

Posted on July 23, 2003 11:40 PM | cocoa | TrackBack
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