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Aug 27, 2014

McIcon

While writing ParaDocs I spend a lot of time working on the icons... particularly the app icon the the document icon. This involves editing images in multiple sizes and making sure they end

Jul 25, 2014

ParaDocs

I like to try to put some sort of help system in my apps - either using the default Mac help menu, or rolling my own for iOS apps. Producing the content for

May 29, 2012

Timezones

Unfortunately, there's no method that I can find in Cocoa for translating arbitary geographical coordinates into timezones. While calculating a simple time offset from the Greenwich Meridian is comparatively easy, the little twiddles

Jan 26, 2012

Showing a popover

It's not unreasonable to want to show an NSPopover from an NSToolbar - probably originating from an item on the toolbar - like this: Unfortunately, showing a popover in Cocoa relies on the