Still Alive

It has been awhile since I last made a post. Appears I have not made a single post within 2011. So here I am. I’ve actually been around working on my projects and continuing with my daily 9-5 job. Over the year I have obtained a nice list of home projects/ideas that I have been playing around with all while trying to finish my first game. As you can see in the list of pages I have listed out Chirp. I do play darts often but not really that great at it. Some days my friends and I are down to that last number needed and just can’t seem to hit it. Chirp helps remove that annoying aspect and allows us to continue having fun throughout the night.

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Objective-C Tip: Switch Statements

During one of my sessions of working on the iPhone game. I noticed something very strange within Objective-C.

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XCode: The Starting Curly Brace

UPDATE: With XCode 4 this process no longer works. There is a tool I found called Snippet Edit. It works really well and it is free.

As I dive deeper into the world of programming for Apple hardware I bring along with me past practices or habits that I must change in order to fit into the Objective-C world. It has been years since I last touched C/C++ and coming from a world of .NET and C#, my first impressions of XCode and Objective-C was basically taking a few steps backwards.

I couldn’t have been more wrong…

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iTunes Error 7: Missing CoreGraphics.dll

So, I get home from work today only to find that iTunes on my windows machine would not start up. I kept getting the message that CoreGraphics.dll was missing and that I should re-install iTunes. I really don’t know HOW this could have happened as I have not installed/uninstalled anything on here.

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I’m Back!

So I’ve been neglecting this site for awhile now. For those of you who read this blog, I apologize for being so quiet. I ended up taking up 2 jobs which took up a lot more of my time than I had realized and I didn’t have much time to work on my game much less make any new posts here.

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