Magic Mouse Battery Life

December 29th, 2010

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The batteries that came with my Magic Mouse lasted four weeks, which was longer than I expected. I figured they would last 1-2 weeks.

Moved to WordPress

December 30th, 2009

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I moved the blog to WordPress. I was able to import all the posts from the old blog and from the even older Blogger site. The comments from the Blogger site survived the import, but not the comments from the other blog. Images are missing from some of the newer posts, but I should have […]

Blog Moved

June 2nd, 2008

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I moved the blog. Here’s the new blog location.

Xcode 3 Template Location Clarification

January 23rd, 2008

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In a previous post on Xcode 3’s new locations for project and file templates, I said project and file templates needed to be in the following locations: Developer/Library/Xcode/Project Templates Developer/Library/Xcode/File Templates Those locations are for Apple’s templates. While it is technically possible to place your templates with Apple’s (I placed some of my SDL and […]

I’ve Installed Xcode 3

December 26th, 2007

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I installed Mac OS X 10.5 and Xcode 3 last night so I can now answer Xcode 3 questions. As I spend more time with the new Xcode Tools, I will take note of changes Apple made in Xcode 3 and write about them here.

I Don’t Have Leopard Yet

October 29th, 2007

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Because I don’t have Leopard yet, I don’t have Xcode 3 so I can’t answer your Xcode 3 questions. You can still ask them if you want, if you don’t mind the response “I don’t know”. Apple has an Xcode mailing list where you can ask Xcode 3 questions as well as questions on other […]

Moving a Subversion Repository to a New Computer

August 17th, 2007

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I recently got one of the new iMacs, and I had to move my local Subversion repository to the new Mac. Getting the repository to the new Mac was a little tricky. Most of the Subversion tutorials on the Internet deal with creating a repository from scratch so I figured an article on moving a […]

Leopard Delay a Blessing for Me

April 23rd, 2007

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Apple did me a favor as a writer by delaying the release of Mac OS X 10.5 from June to October. With a June release I would have had a difficult decision to make: delay updating Xcode Tools Sensei until I finished the OpenGL book, or delay development on the OpenGL book to update the […]

Skim PDF Viewer

April 4th, 2007

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Skim is a free, open-source PDF viewer for Mac OS X. Mac OS X comes with Preview, which views PDF files, and Adobe Acrobat Reader is freely available so what makes Skim special? Skim has features that make reading technical articles and academic papers easier. The first of these features is the ability to add […]

OpenGL Book Progress Report for March 2007

March 30th, 2007

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I haven’t posted anything about the OpenGL book for a while, but I am writing to let you know I am still working on it. Progress has been excruciatingly slow, which has been very frustrating to me. On the code front, I’ve been working on the physics code. On the writing front, I have a […]