Monthly Archives: April 2011

Caught Out

Just when you think you have got the hang of something… Modo has an interesting concept of what an “item” is. In most 3d modelling tools I have used, the levels of selection are: vertex, edge, polygon, and object. (ok … Continue reading

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Red Shadows, Robert E. Howard

It’s the first Solomon Kane short story in the collection “Conan’s Brethren”. Yes it’s pulp genre fiction, but it has a little more depth than that. Solomon, the main protagonist pursues a man, with the intent of killing him for … Continue reading

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Armless

Another pesky app verification warning. “iPhone/iPod Touch: application executable is missing a required architecture.  At least one of the following architecture(s) must be present: armv6…” Assuming you have the following: You will note all the references to Arm6… Check the … Continue reading

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Religious Icons

Duh. So an iOS app needs lots of icons. There is a list here. Check it out if you are getting “warning: iPad: icon.png: icon dimensions (57 x 57) don’t meet the size requirements.  The icon file must be 72×72 … Continue reading

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Objective C Categories and Static Libraries

Just a quick reminder, if you need to use categories declared in a static library, add the following linker flags: -all_load and -ObjC and build clean then build. Language features that depend on linker flags… Not sure they are serious….

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The Reapers are the Angels

The Reapers are the Angels by Alden Bell The book kind of captured me with its use of language, the manner in which the characters speak is idiosyncratic, but attractive. Punctuation from the Cormac McCarthy school of english. On the … Continue reading

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