Drawscript

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Here’s a new solution for taking your Adobe Illustrator art and turning it into Objective-C code called Drawscript from Tom Krcha. (more here)

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Connecting Your iOS Apps: Why Both Audiobus and JACK Can Succeed

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Apple surprised the industry by including support for third-party Audiobus APIs in the latest version of GarageBand for iOS, enabling multiple apps to simultaneously interact with an audio stream. Peter Kirn explains what’s going on with Audiobus and JACK, and what this may mean for the iOS app ecosystem, real-time inter-app interactions and more. (more: here)

The 5 laws of API dates and times

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Let’s say you’re building your first API. Be it public, private, or some hybrid thereof, don’t be surprised if your first defect is date/time-related. Do not underestimate how much trouble you can get into when it comes to handling date and times. Here are some tips which might keep you out of this potential future. (more here)

MFC ActiveX Controls

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An ActiveX control is a reusable software component based on the Component Object Model (COM) that supports a wide variety of OLE functionality and can be customized to fit many software needs. ActiveX controls are designed for use both in ordinary ActiveX control containers and on the Internet, in World Wide Web pages. You can create ActiveX controls either with MFC, described here, or with the Active Template Library (ATL).

(more here)