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Category Archives: Cocoa

WWDC Night of Meat Results

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I haven’t written about this before, but a friend of mine Steve Streza and I have been organizing a yearly event during Apple’s developer conference called the WWDC Night of Meat. This year we made it a charity fundraiser. It’s taken me far too long to gather the final tally and make the donation, but […]

NSConference 2012

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Back in March, I had the opportunity to attend NSConference in Reading, England. Scotty, Dave, Claire and their team have put together a great show from venue to the speaker lineup to the food. One of things that’s great about NSConference is that it’s held a ways out of town at a country club style […]

WWDC 2009

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Apologies for the lack of posts. Work and life have been keeping me busy. One of the things that kept me busy was going to Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in San Francisco. I’ve written up a little bit about it over on my Cocoa blog, CocoaDevNation.

Whew, time flies when you’re busy

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So things are finally starting to settle down around here a little bit. School is over for the semester ( I got an A in both my classes! ) and things at work are getting into the summer groove. My love affair with Cocoa is still on-going. I’ve come to realize I have a lot […]

Finished first pass of Cocoa App

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Tonight I wrote the following: git tag 0.1 What that means is I tagged version 0.1 of my first Cocoa App. I was able to get this version done in about 3 hours and it has all the features I’ve learned from the weekend. The UI took the longest part as I had to keep […]

Cocoa First Impressions

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It’s been almost two hole days with Aaron Hillegass’ Cocoa Book and I’m about three quarters of the way through it. This book is what I have been looking for to help guide me into Cocoa after several weeks of just trying to figure it out on my own. Now with Hillegass’ foundation, I think […]

My new obsession: Cocoa Programming

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Some of you may be asking yourselves, “Does he mean he’s going to be programming hot chocolate?” The answer to that is “No”. Cocoa is the technology behind programs on Apple’s OS X. Learning Cocoa has always been on my todo list, and now I’ve decided to finally tackle it. Tonight I received “the book” […]