Category Archives: Mac

Creating a Custom Alert or PopUp in iOS

By | November 15, 2014

First we will write a class that extends UIView to create a Custom PopUp Create a Cocoa file and name it CustomPopUp You should get two files CustomPopUp.h and CustomPopUp.m CustomPopUp.h CustomPopUp.m I have a sample interface like this. Now the ViewController.m MAKE SURE YOU HOOK UP THE BUTTONS TO THEIR CORRESPONDING FUNCTIONS. You can… Read More »

Samsung Year in Review: Galaxy Triumphs, Apple Losses

By | December 30, 2012

Samsung produces a number of products – from kitchen appliances to PCs – but it was the company’s mobile division that made the most headlines in 2012. The Korea-based company dominated the mobile phone space, introducing several new Galaxy devices throughout the year. But it couldn’t shake one its biggest rivals, Apple, which proved to… Read More »

Apple fined by China court for copyright violation

By | December 28, 2012

A court in China has ordered Apple to pay compensation to eight Chinese writers and two companies for violating their copyrights. They had claimed that unlicensed electronic versions of their books had been sold on Apple’s online store. The court ordered Apple to pay them 1.03m yuan ($165,000; £100,000) in compensation, according to the official… Read More »

How to find your Google Plus ID

By | September 27, 2012

This is so simple 1. Go to your Google + account (https://plus.google.com/). 2. Click on the Profile icon on the Left. 3. If you look at the URL in the address bar, it should look something like this: https://plus.google.com/104653270154306099169/posts 4. The long numerical string in the URL is your Google+ ID. Here is CoderzHeaven’s from… Read More »

How to get Device Orientation in Cocos2D, iPhone in Objective C?

By | April 17, 2012

Hello all…… We may need to know that what is your current device orientation. Using the below code you can do this. Note: If you have to explicitly set the orientation of your phone to any of the above you can set this in the appDelegate.m file. You can put an “||” (OR) symbol in… Read More »

Simulate a Balloon in Box2D, iPhone or ANDROID

By | April 12, 2012

Hello……… Sometimes you may want your body to act against the gravity of the world. One method to do this is described below. First what you have to do is to make a body in the shape of a circle and give it the image of a balloon as the userdata. Then in the tick… Read More »

How to Fix ‘Warning : Multiple Build Commands For Output File' ?

By | June 14, 2011

Hi, The following warning, ‘Multiple Build Commands For Output File’ occurs when you try to delete resource files by ‘delete reference’ other than the correct method of‘move to trash’ while deleting files from ‘Resources’ folder of your project. Therefore the Copy Bundle Resources still holds the references of the same file you have deleted and… Read More »

How to Fix ‘Warning : Multiple Build Commands For Output File’ ?

By | June 14, 2011

Hi, The following warning, ‘Multiple Build Commands For Output File’ occurs when you try to delete resource files by ‘delete reference’ other than the correct method of‘move to trash’ while deleting files from ‘Resources’ folder of your project. Therefore the Copy Bundle Resources still holds the references of the same file you have deleted and… Read More »

How to Fix ‘Warning : Multiple Build Commands For Output File’ ?

By | June 14, 2011

Hi, The following warning, ‘Multiple Build Commands For Output File’ occurs when you try to delete resource files by ‘delete reference’ other than the correct method of‘move to trash’ while deleting files from ‘Resources’ folder of your project. Therefore the Copy Bundle Resources still holds the references of the same file you have deleted and… Read More »

Creating a Button using Objective C

By | March 26, 2011

Hi, Sometimes you may need to create some buttons to the View using Objective C code rather than using Interface Builder. Here is how you can do that easily and efficiently. //You can create button with type. Here I am creating a Custom Button UIButton *myButton = [UIButton buttonWithType:UIButtonTypeCustom]; //Then what? Give action to be… Read More »

Splitting a string using symbols in Objective C

By | March 20, 2011

Hi, If you want to split a string between a symbol like, ‘.’ or ‘-‘ or ‘,’ in Objective C, what to do? See the code for how to split string in Objective C. NSString *myString = @”song.mp3”; NSArray *splitArray = [myString componentsSeparatedByString:@”.”]; This code will split the string ‘myString’ into ‘song’ & ‘mp3’ (separated… Read More »

Adding Image to a UIImageView using Image URL

By | March 14, 2011

Hi, Sometimes you need to add Image to a UIImageView from the URL of the image you got. In that case, this is how you can add image to the UIImageView. NSString *picURL= @”http://photobucket.com/yourImage.gif”; NSData *picData = [[NSData alloc]initWithContentsOfURL:[NSURL URLWithString:mapURL]]; UIImage* picture = [[UIImage alloc] initWithData:picData]; [pictureView setImage:picture]; [picData release]; [picture release]; Here, pictureView is… Read More »