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SpriteKit for Cocos2D developers

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On my recent iOS puzzler Wordz, I decided not to reinvent the wheel, and instead use an off-the-shelf 2d game framework. I settled on Cocos2d. It makes it very easy to put together sprite-based games or apps by providing all the basic pieces like a scene graph, animations and integration with a couple of physics […]

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Too busy to blog…!?

Live has been getting in the way of blogging.

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Don’t do anything in DllMain… Please

Thinking of adding some code to your DLLs DllMain function? STOP!

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FormatException in WPF DataBinding

A FormatException is generated by the WPF DataBinding diagnostics if the original exception text contains curly brackets.

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What a response!

Some comments on the massive response to the “7 signs” blog post, and a couple of snivelling apologies.

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Missing content in long WordPress posts

I’ve just spent several hours struggling with an annoying WordPress problem: when I edited a post to make some additions, it suddenly stopped displaying any content. The title, header and footer were still visible, only the post body itself was missing. After a bit of poking around, I came across this post. It points out […]

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I’m on twitter! Expect some random thoughts on software development and the like: I’ve added a widget to the sidebar to give you a flavour.

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So it really works…

…this blogging from your iPhone thang. There’s a new (free!) app available from the AppStore that gives you “native” WordPress access direct from the iPhone, and it seems to work quite nicely. Now, where’s that copy and paste…

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OpD2d Update

I finally got around to building and packaging a new version of OpD2d. Major new features are: Preview window so you can easily check volume levels before recording Ability to pass recording settings on command line so you can use Windows Scheduler to record automatically at a certain time It’s available here: OpD2d has […]

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