Category Archives: Cocoa

NSPopover from NSToolbarItem

Recently, when working on the next release of iSMARTtrain, I wanted to display an NSPopover containing the various options when a button in the toolbar was clicked. I mean, how hard can that be? – I’d already done it in … Continue reading

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YFCalendarView – iPad Calendar Framework

YFCalendarView is our open-source framework for a full-screen iPad calendar. It’s loosely based on the Mac calendar framework LRCalendar (which seems to have largely disappeared from the ‘net). It provides a full-screen monthly calendar, functionally similar to the iPad Calendar … Continue reading

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iOS Debugging with Hardware

If you’re developing an app which uses hardware that plugs into the 30-pin Dock Connector of the iPhone or iPad, then debugging in Xcode can become a bit of a problem. I’m working with Wahoo Fitness using their Fisica ANT+ … Continue reading

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Round NSTextFieldCell

YFRoundTextEditField is a TextEditField sub-class for displaying data in a table cell with rounded ends in a similar style to iCal. It was created with help of Peter Hosey who responded to this question on at Stackoverflow. The source code can … Continue reading

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Installing Core Plot in a Mac Application

I’ve started using the Core Plot framework in one of my Mac apps, and I had a few problems setting it up, which, looking through some posts on the web, other users have had as well. Since it took a … Continue reading

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