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Update: Balloon Game Tutorial In Xcode 4

Recently I received a few comments and e-mails stating that the beginner’s game programming tutorial featured on this site had issues when running with Xcode 4.  I decided to test things out, and had no issues when running the tutorial in Xcode 4 with the latest release version of the SDK. You can see a…

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iPhone Balloon Game Programming Tutorial: Adding Retina Display Support

I have had several requests for updates to the iPhone action game programming tutorial, and among them was an update for retina display support.  So here is the process step-by-step for those looking to add retina display support to a game made with the Sparrow Framework. This update goes through the process of creating the…

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Tool: Objective-C Code Generator For Faster App Development

Found a very interesting tool that I have been using today that is absolutely brilliant for anyone programming in Objective-C on iOS and Mac.  The tool is known as Accesorizer. What this tool does is allow you to generate repetitive Objective-C code using fully customizable parameters.  It’s tough to explain exactly what this tool does…

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Open Source: Restkit Library For Easier Communication With RESTful Web Services

Communicating web services can be a pain on iOS.  Some of the Cocoa classes for web communication are not available which doesn’t help.  Fortunately there are a number of open source projects that have made things easier for communicating with web services in Objective-C. One such project is Restkit, and what Restkit provides is a…

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iPhone Math Library – Open Source 400%+ Faster

If you’re app makes extensive use of trigonometry (and if you’re working on game development then you probably are) then you probably make extensive use of the built in math functions.  This isn’t the first open source iPhone math library to offer a speed increase, but it is the only one as far as I…