In between midnight summer nights and dark winter days

Interesting Finder bug Thu, Dec 20 2007 07:48
As the developer of FolderGlance, I'm always on the look-out for strange Finder behaviour. This time, I discovered behaviour that didn't have its root cause in FolderGlance.
Developing applications for the iPod touch (and the iPhone) Thu, Dec 06 2007 05:09
I recently purchased an iPod touch, and began developing for it a couple of weeks ago. In this post, I document my efforts to create a simple plasma-based fire effect for the 'touch.
Spaces.. Spaces.. Spaces.. and 10.5.1 Thu, Nov 15 2007 15:54
Spaces.. Spaces.. Spaces.. continues to work on the just-released 10.5.1 update to Mac OS X.
Thread creation using pthread_create() on Leopard Thu, Nov 15 2007 08:03
pthread_create() changes behaviour on Leopard compared to Tiger, limiting the number of new threads to 11002 if you forget to clean up after newly created threads.
Spaces.. Spaces.. Spaces.. Tue, Nov 13 2007 16:47
I've been mightly annoyed by a number of inconsistencies with the new Spaces feature in Leopard. Now I do something about it, and release a small fix for the most annoying behaviour with Spaces.
FolderGlance, Leopard and the More... menu Wed, Nov 07 2007 03:54
Contextual menu plugins on Leopard always appear in the More... menu, also affecting the new version of FolderGlance.
FolderGlance and Screen Sieve now also on Leopard! Tue, Nov 06 2007 10:41
FolderGlance and Screen Sieve are updated to run correctly on Leopard, and I discuss some of the changes necessary to make FolderGlance work.
Mysterious window server hangs Sun, Sep 16 2007 17:50
The Mac OS X window server hangs when asked to create certain kinds of windows, and I spent two hours figuring out why.

About me
My name is Daniel Stødle. I live in Tromsø, Norway, at 69.66° North. By day, I work as a researcher at the Northern Research Institute in Norway; by night, I run my company SCSC. I do most of my development on and for Mac OS X. My research is geared towards interaction with and visualization of geospatial data. Read more on my personal page.


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Recent posts

Jul 28: Running iTunes in a debugger (gdb)
Jul 25: The /Volumes/MobileBackups directory
Jul 20: FolderGlance 3.0.1 supports Lion
Mar 03: Quick tip: Speeding up Xcode compilations
Mar 02: FolderGlance 3.0
Jan 07: Making Universal Back Button work on 10.6.5 and later

Sep 03: Creating pthreads in C++ using pointers to member functions
May 31: Quickly open URLs in Terminal
May 31: Snow Leopard and automatically submitted Crash Reports
May 27: Universal Back Button released for Mac OS X
May 22: The 22 Megapixel Laptop
Feb 09: FolderGlance on MacUpdate Promo

Sep 28: FolderGlance 2.5.3 is out
Sep 21: FolderGlance 2.5.1 adds features and fixes bugs
Sep 16: FolderGlance 2.5 released!
Sep 10: Intriguing: Snow Leopard ships with the iPhone's multi-touch API built-in
Sep 03: FolderGlance and Snow Leopard
Mar 15: Fixing Keynote '08 and '09 to work with the Scripting Bridge
Feb 26: A website in an image
Feb 09: Display wall multi-touch

Feb 19: Spaces.. Spaces.. Spaces.. retires
Feb 08: How-to: Reverse engineering the Dock to fix Spaces
Jan 25: Interacting with wall-sized displays

Dec 20: Interesting Finder bug
Dec 06: Developing applications for the iPod touch (and the iPhone)
Nov 15: Spaces.. Spaces.. Spaces.. and 10.5.1
Nov 15: Thread creation using pthread_create() on Leopard
Nov 13: Spaces.. Spaces.. Spaces..
Nov 07: FolderGlance, Leopard and the More... menu
Nov 06: FolderGlance and Screen Sieve now also on Leopard!
Sep 16: Mysterious window server hangs


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