Stuff I either remember or jotted down from last night’s meeting, in no particular order.
Links Jon mentioned:
TOMORROW (Saturday): Electronics recycling at Tekserve. See also other dates and locations. I just noticed Tekserve is offering goodies if you come recycle:
Want another reason to come to our recycling events? How ’bout a chance to win a new MacBook Air ($999 value)? As a recycler, you’ll be able to enter the raffle. And that’s not all. You’ll also get:
- A $25 discount on any Mac, iPad or iPod (except iPod shuffle)
- Special savings on an eco-friendly 23″ LCD monitor from Samsung
- A coupon for our iconic, organic cotton “I Recycle NY” t-shirt, free with any purchase
The iPhone app Bob mentioned working on is at http://m.thestreet.com.
Screencasts/audiocasts for developers, indie and otherwise:
- iDeveloper.tv — Cocoa-oriented stuff. Check out the free section and the sample chapters of the non-free offerings. Very professionally done.
- 5by5 — Lots of series to choose from. I recently discovered The Dev Show. Even if you don’t have time to listen/watch, the show notes have lots of interesting links.
- PeepCode — A good diversity of stuff, including Cocoa and iPhone sections. I bought one of their videos once, but I don’t remember the topic.
- I didn’t mention this last night, but Daniel co-hosts a semi-regular (?) podcast called Core Intuition.
Accessorizer, Kevin Callahan’s utility for reducing repetitive typing in Xcode.
MarkdownLive — Shows a live HTML preview while you edit a Markdown file. A couple of people have forked this project (including me), but I don’t know of anyone making significant enhancements.
WebKit Plug-in Programming Topics — What I showed was a WebKit-based plug-in as opposed to a Netscape-style plugin.
Quick Look Programming Guide — Note to self: Quick Look thumbnails are very different from Quick Look previews.
XcodeSFF — Xcode plug-in that brings back the traditional Find panel. Someone sent me this GitHub link, which is a fork of the main project. I haven’t tried either version yet, but will soon. [Update: It works.]
Someone mentioned a trackpad gesture for switching between your .h and .m in Xcode? I couldn’t find it.
[Update: I’ve been informed that the trackpad gesture is to swipe up with three fingers. Works great, but it requires selecting “Swipe to Navigate” in System Preferences, and I prefer using three fingers to drag. So for now I’ll stick with the keyboard shortcut, which is Command-Option-Up.]
Paul mentioned that Control-Tab lets you switch between panes if you split your source code view. I’m finding that it actually cycles through a bunch of views in the Xcode window, not just the split panes. Shift-Control-Tab tabs backwards.
Ed strongly encouraged us to report bugs and complaints about Xcode: bugreport.apple.com.
Pizza etiquette: if you are still working on a slice of pizza, do not, as I did, try to get dibs on a second slice.