Monthly Archives: January 2010

Ain boer wol noar zien noaber tou (Dutch)

Today I started learning my children a song from the days of my grandfather, in a language that is mostly forgotten. Ain boer wol noar zien noaber tou, Hai, boer, hai, Zien wief dat wol met hom goan, Dom, dom,

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Getting an unique build tag for each Xcode build

Long had i pondered on getting a unique stamp in every build xcode makes, so i could more easily distinguish between builds when failures occur. Today i made a nice discovery. In your project right click on the name of

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Started porting MacTrek to Snow Leopard

As you may have expected by the list of posts today, i’ve started porting MacTrek to Snow Leopard. With the release of MacTrek 1.5 (November 2009) almost 10,000 people downloaded the game. This release was intended to maintain backwards compatibility

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My instruments

Used Instruments Activily used instuments Honer Western Steel Guitar Moris Telecaster Park Amplifier Korg A6 Effect panel Classical Guitar Flamenco Guitar (Lukassen Guitars) Gibson Style Bass (Lukassen Guitars) Ibanez Style Guitar (Lukassen Guitars) My Style Guitar Evolution MK-461C USB MIDI

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awk: splitting an XML file into coherent pieces

So i have this huge XML file that needs to be split in small pieces. But the files should contain coherent messages like: <MSG> … </MSG> I found the following command to split the file, the root tag for the

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Ewe for yevu

I found a copy of my old Ghanian languages page on the internet, it’s straight from the horses mouth wen me and my wife spent a couple of months traveling the beautiful Ghana. Ewe ewe welcome woe zo response yoo

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Dagbani for Saleminga

I found a copy of my old Ghanian languages page on the internet, it’s straight from the horses mouth wen me and my wife spent a couple of months traveling the beautiful Ghana. Dagbani dagbani welcome (a) maraaba good morning

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Building netrek vanilla 2.16 for MacTrek

Ever since OS X 10.5 came out, the embedded netrek server in MacTrek simply quit. I never got a good fix for that, which is why MacTrek 1.5 no longer supports a local server. At least that way a player

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Discography

I’ve been playing music since 1990 and started recording as soon as other people could bear to listen to it. Over the years many recordings were made and some made it onto albums. For historical reasons, and to help my

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Taming Snow Leopard: CGDisplaySwitchToMode deprecation

Last one.. (i hope) here’s a snippet that will flick the screen in a best match resolution using only 10.6 API. – (void) setDisplay:(CGDirectDisplayID) dspy toMode: (struct screenMode) screenMode { CGDisplayModeRef mode; CGDisplayErr err; CGDisplayModeRef originalMode = CGDisplayCopyDisplayMode(kCGDirectMainDisplay); if (

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