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August 16th, 2011

I don’t like the App Store, but in case I need it someday…

October 18th, 2010

Cocoa with Love: Drawing gloss gradients in CoreGraphics

September 1st, 2010

A Browser for Core Data

March 24th, 2010

CocoaOniguruma: Objective-C Framework for Regular Expressions

February 26th, 2010

Adding An Apple Help File To Your Cocoa App

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February 23rd, 2010

CocoaLab: New source of info for Cocoa programmers

June 18th, 2009

Mac | I Love Code

May 23rd, 2009

nib2cib Enables Using Interface Builder for Cappuccino Apps

April 19th, 2009

Atlas: Very Cool Developer UI for Capuccino

March 31st, 2009

JSTalk: AppleScript For Cocoa Fans

March 16th, 2009

JSCocoa — A bridge from JavascriptCore to Cocoa

March 12th, 2009

280 Slides - Web Presentations Made With Cocoa!

March 1st, 2009

Fantastic Resource for Learning Cocoa Bindings

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January 16th, 2009

Very Clear and Useful Article on Cocoa Debugging and Dead-Code Stripping

July 22nd, 2008

Theocacao: Great Resource for Cocoa Fans

March 24th, 2008

CrystalClear Interface Update: Version 1.9.1

Transparent Scrollbars in CCI 1.9This release fixes a problem with the uninstaller, and is otherwise the same as 1.9.0. (Note: Today’s update fixes the error in yesterday’s release, which inadvertently still had the 1.9.0 installer. Sorry about that!) The uninstaller now runs a new utility, GraphicsToggle, after running the installer/uninstaller, and this takes care of making sure the Leopard graphics are fully restored. See the documentation included with the download for more information about GraphicsToggle.

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January 2nd, 2008

Announcing CrystalClear Interface v. 1.8.12

border: none; height: 220px; width: 300px; This unexpected journey into the realm of transparent user interfaces has taken me much further than I ever imagined. It's been almost a year now since the first inkling of the idea rattled my brain, which led to the first release of Crystal Clear for ShapeShifter in mid-February.

Thanks to the Cocoa InputManager SetAlphaValue, I was led, Pied-Piper-like, into the enormous and strange world of Objective-C and Cocoa during the summer. I'm finally surfacing from that expedition and have brought a souvenir of my travels into the strange, terrifying, and glorious realm of Cocoa.

Each computer user will have to decide for themselves just how much transparency they can stand while working at their Mac. I was surprised at the amount of loathing that was expressed towards Leopard's newly translucent menubar last month. But I don't think it's indicative of any permanent flaw in the concept. Quite the contrary, in fact: If anything, Leopard's toying with translucency is too much of a baby step, on the one hand, and smacks of me-tooism with Vista, on the other.

Very briefly, the premise I'm proposing is that our computer monitors are essentially glorious light sources, much like the ones that shine through windows in our houses and automobiles. Just as we do with those windows, there are times when we want to bask in the beauty shining through, and other times that we prefer to close the blinds to avoid glare. On the computer, we already know how to close the blinds. I'm suggesting that there's a world of beauty awaiting computer users who can enjoy the light as well.

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November 13th, 2007

Blow-By-Blow Description of How an NSApplication Comes Alive

October 31st, 2007

Bagelturf - Resources And Articles For Cocoa Programmers

September 15th, 2007

CocoaDev’s “How To Program In OS X”: A Great Resource, But A Lousy Pointer

Just Say No To Flash