Posts tagged with ‘Mac Programming’

  • Hidden Squish 4.0 Features: Squish/Mac's Attach To Application

    By on February 28, 2010

    After finally releasing the beta of our upcoming Squish 4.0 release, I decided to highlight some of the less visible, but very cool, Squish 4.0 features. In this post I’d like to talk about the “injectMacWrapper” feature. Until recently it was even unknown to me 🙂 The other day...

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  • CocoaHeads Hamburg

    By on May 29, 2009

    I was yesterday on my first CocoaHeads meeting in Hamburg. Depending on the counting it was the first or second meeting in Hamburg altogether (see the CocoaHeads bei mindmatters post for the details on the meeting prior to that one yesterday). It was a nice get-to-gether where everybody introduced...

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  • Tracing functions with Instruments

    By on March 27, 2009

    In Squish we need to intercept the events when recording user interactions and on play back we have to send the events again. So we have to know some details on how the event system in the toolkits work. To get those details, it is sometimes helpful if you...

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  • MacVim

    By on February 15, 2008

    I am long-time vim user. For some years I also use a Mac. Last year I discovered the MacVim project. This is a Cocoa based GUI to vim (so far there was only gvim on the Mac, a Carbon based GUI). The Carbon gvim is not that great so...

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  • Carbon/Cocoa Inter Thread Communication

    By on July 3, 2007

    Apple has a nice overview of thread communication means in their multithreading documentation (for both, Carbon and Carbon). However, I think the documentation is missing another technique that is very simple.

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  • Always Show a Tooltip with Carbon or Cocoa

    By on April 23, 2007

    I had the following problem on the Mac: in certain circumstances I want to always display a tooltip and change the text of the tooltip as the mouse moves over different objects. So I looked around and I found the Carbon Help Manager Reference. The functions HMDisplayTag() and HMHideTag()...

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  • Squish for Mac Testing with Carbon Support

    By on April 17, 2007

    When we pre-announced Squish for native Mac OS X testing, maybe half of the people being interested in it, were developing with Carbon. At that time we had Carbon on our todo list, but nothing was implemented yet, since we believed that Cocoa was the more popular toolkit. It...

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