We’ have just released a new puzzle app.  The app is a peg/marble solitaire game where you have to solve over 100 puzzles using the familiar peg solitaire rules. The game is easy to play but hard to master. The rule of the game is simple: remove all pegs from the board except the last one. You […]

The app is a jigsaw game built with Adobe AIR.  Now available in Amazon App Store, Nook App Store, and iTunes, as well as Samsung Apps. There are two dozen pictures included in the app.  What’s also cool is that on most devices you can import your own photos and the app will turn them into jigsaw puzzles.  That […]

Well, after procrastinating for a while, I finally published my first iTunes Mac App Store app, which you can see here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/jigsaw-summer-joy-puzzles/id659813149?ls=1&mt=12.  This is not a mobile app, but a desktop version built for Mac OS  from the same code base that has been used for mobile builds here: https://itunes.apple.com/eg/app/jigsaw-summer-joy-puzzles/id659813149?mt=12.   I want to share my experience in […]

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/holiday-mandala-painter/id586502767?mt=8 For a limited time.  We’re giving away the iOS version of this fun painting app for free.  Get it from: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/holiday-mandala-painter/id586502767?mt=8. Please get it and if you enjoy it, would you consider reviewing and/or rating it in iTunes? With intuitive touch interface, you’ll be having fun in no time. Just touch the screen and swipe, […]

Using UIWebView is an efficient way to make an About screen, Help screen, or other sort of hard to layout. Consider how easy it is to lay out your ‘page’ in html, instead of having to build it using Interface Builder. You can even use JavaScript and add interactivity if you want. You can even […]

Create amazing and funny photos using these fun photo manipulation apps. Runs on iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. Features Easy control using sliders and touches. Use the camera and transform the photo instantly. Pick photos from your phot album. Email photos and susprise your friends and family.

iOS 5 introduces something interesting, which is some sort of Facial Detection capability. Right now it only detects the position of eyes and mouth but expect it to have more in future iOS versions. First, the requirements: Compile with iOS SDK version 5 or later You need to include CoreImage.framework into your project. Your build […]

iPhone Photo Transfer This freeware can be downloaded from http://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/36028/iphone-photo-transfer.  Despite the name, it works on iPod touch as well.  You’ll on the page saying the product has been discontinued, so get it while you can.  The interface is polished and the interface is intuitive.   It’s the best one I found so far.   […]

Continuing from: http://permadi.com/blog/2009/05/dashcode-invader-using-dashcode-to-create-a-game/ Base class for the objects in the game. Let’s consider what objects will be in our game. I can think of three-types: Player ship Enemy ship Bullet These objects have in commons these charateristics: They all have positions. They all can move (needs speed variable). Let’s call the base class GameObject from […]

This is some examples for the topic discussed in http://permadi.com/blog/2010/03/cocos2d-color-depth-and-memory-optimizations/ kTexture2DPixelFormat_RGBA4444 Notice the severe banding. kTexture2DPixelFormat_RGBA8888 kTexture2DPixelFormat_RGBA4444 kTexture2DPixelFormat_RGBA8888 kTexture2DPixelFormat_RGBA4444 kTexture2DPixelFormat_RGBA8888

There have been some questions about whether you need to be a paid developer to get the SDK. The answer is no, at least at the time I wrote this, there’s still a non-fee option to register.  Refere to this post, http://permadi.com/blog/?p=17, for more information. Note: Registering as a Free Developer enables you to download […]

Xcode Tips
June 9, 2009

More tips can be found in this other post: http://www.permadi.com/blog/2009/05/apple-xcode-shortcuts-and-tips/. Creating Classes Diagram There’s a handy feature to create class diagrams in Xcode, using Class Model feature.  To create a diagram for the whole project, select the project name in the Group & Files panel. Then select Menu->Design->Quick Model->Class Model.  You will be asked to […]

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