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How to Launch Finder from Eclipse on OSX

10.10.10 Posted in Flex Development, open source, osx by admin

Learn how to launch Finder from the Eclipse IDE in a Mac environment

Add haXe to your toolset

06.03.10 Posted in AJAX, Actionscript, haXe, open source by admin

haXe is an amazing project.  I’ve been looking at it recently as an option for producing swfs that potentially perform better than ones produced with similar code written in AS3.  Even more interesting, however, is the ability to target more than one platform with the same code base.  There are several target platforms but the [...]

PureMVC notes

03.11.10 Posted in Actionscript, Best Practices, Flex Development, open source by admin

Here are notes that I wrote down during Javier Julio’s PureMVC talk at FITC Amsterdam a couple of weeks ago.  I intend to use pureMVC and they’ll be a useful reference when the time arrives.  If I have glaringly misconstrued anything please let me know The Proxy and Mediator The Proxy typically sends notifications The [...]

Setting up Python on my Macbook Pro

09.20.09 Posted in open source, python by admin

I bought a MacBook Pro a couple of months ago (having always worked on Windows) and have started to learn Python.  The first step was to install Python but OSX 10.5.7 actually comes with Python 2.5 pre-installed.  This was handy to get up and running, allowing me to type Python code in the terminal straight [...]