Having troubles with JSONKit and nil and null exceptions in occasions you can’t understand? This thing happened to me when trying to use something like “self.textview.text = [dictionary valueForKey:@”someKey”];” and I couldn’t understand why I kept receiving extensions about mismatch of the classes and NULL.
Core data is fast, even on iOS, where handheld devices lack in speed when compared to desktop computers. However, there will be times where you will be required to do some heavy reading, wether that will be plain files from disk or information stored in Core Data. In my case, I initially tried to load… Continue reading
Fedora 15 was a mixed bag of impressions for me, but overrall, it was a nice update… or should I say, a nice revamp? Fedora 15 took a giant leap backwards by depriving the entire OS of many features that its predecessors had, in favor of a more user friendly graphics environment, and a new… Continue reading
Universal Library Creator (Unilib) is an small application created in my spare time to facilitate operations done on static and dynamic libraries on iOS and OS X. It combines some pretty neat stuff I wanted to try for so long using system services. I began writing some code for system services some time ago, and… Continue reading
I love Fedora. I believe it to be the best Linux distribution out there. Consistent features optimized for the GNOME desktop environment make one heck of a package. However, I believe that I should write a small tutorial about the problems one may encounter with Fedora installations on a Mac and how to solve them.
It’s been a long time since I wrote about installing portable dynamic and static libraries on OS X and using them with XCode. A lot has happened since then, and I should add a small update to this article.
Lately, I’ve been working on a project requiring heavy use of regular expressions on Cocoa. Foundation frameworks do not offer built in support for regular expressions. Instead, they do heavy work using NSScanner, and NSPredicate classes. A framework was created to solve this problem, called RegexKitLite, but it’s heavy use of and linking to Apple’s… Continue reading
Last Update: 07-02-2009 I recently decided to install portable Libraries on my Mac, a procedure that has never been proven easy for me for the past years. In order to port my programs from one platform to another, I must have downloaded portable libraries that exist in all platforms, such as PCRE (perl compatible regular… Continue reading