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iPhone App Marketing Series: Press Releases?

Wednesday, June 17th, 2009

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I’ve been experimenting with using press releases to market our iPhone apps and generate visits to our site.  This post reports on my results, to date, along with a warning.

OpenGL-ES Texture Mapping for iPhone / Oolong / PowerVR

Friday, June 12th, 2009

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Resources to help newbs like me get started with more advanced texturing in OpenGL-ES for the iPhone, particularly when using Blender as the modeling tool.

Cross SDK Code Hygiene in Xcode

Tuesday, June 9th, 2009

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With the upcoming 3.0 Version of iPhone OS, several methods have been deprecated.  We’ll cover a technique for ensuring that you get clean compiles with both 2.x.y and 3.0.

Playing Audio on the iPhone

Friday, June 5th, 2009

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The iPhone SDK has a rich set of support services for playing audio.  Sometimes the challenge is selecting the best fit for a particular situation.

A Couple More Xcode Keys

Sunday, May 31st, 2009

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These are documented, but some new developers haven’t encountered them yet, so maybe I can save you some time.

But I Want to Play That Same Sound Again, Right Now

Friday, May 22nd, 2009

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One of the most interesting challenges that I ran into in our sound heavy application (still waiting App Store approval) was figuring out how to play a second, third, etc. instance of a sound while the original was still playing.

Adventures in Sound Land

Monday, May 11th, 2009

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Who would have imagined that getting the sound to work even close to the way that we wanted would be much harder than writing the app?  Maybe I can help you avoid some of the pitfalls.

Oolong/Bullet Collision Detection

Saturday, April 11th, 2009

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Collision handling in Oolong/Bullet was not obvious. Here is a rundown on what I learned along with some sample code from my solution.

Shortcut for “Go to Counterpart”

Friday, April 10th, 2009

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I’ve been doing lots of coding lately, and using “Go to Counterpart” quite a bit.  This keyboard shortcut makes my work much easier.

Xcode Workspace Setup for Oolong

Saturday, April 4th, 2009

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Paul shares some tips / HOWTO information for using Oolong gracefully with Xcode. (Well, somewhat more gracefully.)