Disabling FreeImage Plugins

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FreeImage is a popular, open source library for reading and writing common image formats from C/C++ applications (and many other applications through the many available wrappers). However, the full FreeImage library support over 30 different file formats, which results in long compile times, big binaries and, presumably, longer link times. Many pieces of … Read More

John WordsworthDisabling FreeImage Plugins

Photoshop Sprite Sheet Generator Script Released

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Photoshop Sprite Sheet Generator Script in Action

Yesterday I used Photoshop to put together a basic 12 frame animation for a 2D game that a friend and I are working on. I had the animation playing nicely from within Photoshop CC and just wanted to export that animation as a simple Sprite Sheet for use within the … Read More

John WordsworthPhotoshop Sprite Sheet Generator Script Released

Sprite Font Builder – Version 0.8.0 Released

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Sprite Font Builder Version 0.8.0 for Windows

Originally intended as a small spare-time project to learn more about the Qt framework, Sprite Font Builder ended up growing bigger than I had originally imagined. I wanted to add something to this application to make it stand out from other bitmap font creators… Sprite Font Builder is a cross-platform application for … Read More

John WordsworthSprite Font Builder – Version 0.8.0 Released

Sprite Font Builder Preview

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I thought it was about time I got back to posting some updates about progress on side projects that I’ve been working on lately. One of those projects is an update to a really old C# application that I wrote a few years ago. I never really got around to … Read More

John WordsworthSprite Font Builder Preview

Fixing iOS App Store email ‘Invalid Binary – Invalid Signature’ after submission

John WordsworthiOS Development, Programming18 Comments

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While working on a recent iOS App (an app called APEX – for medical research, if you’re interested), I ran across an infuriating problem – we could submit our app to the App Store and the application bundle even verified correctly before submission. However, shortly after the app was uploaded, we … Read More

John WordsworthFixing iOS App Store email ‘Invalid Binary – Invalid Signature’ after submission

Legend of Grimrock Oriental Weapons Pack 0.4.0 Released

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Preview of a selection of oriental weapons for Grimrock.

Having recently picked up a copy of MODO 701 with the intent of learning a bit more about 3D modelling for any Indie Games that I decide to put together in the future, I thought I good learning exercise would be to build a set of models for modders to … Read More

John WordsworthLegend of Grimrock Oriental Weapons Pack 0.4.0 Released

Plist Pad 0.1.0 – Plist Editor for Windows Released

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Plist Pad is a Propertly List / Plist file editor for Windows (and soon, OSX and Linux). It is intended to bring a friendly and simple to use interface to Plist editing on operating systems other than OSX and will provide a number of features in the future to make … Read More

John WordsworthPlist Pad 0.1.0 – Plist Editor for Windows Released

Legend of Grimrock Graphics Atlas Toolkit (Mod-Tool) Release

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Legend of Grimrock is a modern take on the classic dungeon crawling RPG in the style of Dungeon Master and Eye of the Beholder. Today is the release of version 0.1.2 of the Grimrock Graphics Atlas Toolkit (GGAT), an application built on Qt and the Nvidia Texture Toolkit to collate PNGs into graphics atlas files and then export them as DDS files for use in Legend of Grimrock mods.

John WordsworthLegend of Grimrock Graphics Atlas Toolkit (Mod-Tool) Release

Adding charts to your iPhone / iPad App using Core Plot 0.9

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It’s unfortunate that Apple do not provide a charting library bundled with their frameworks, for I suspect that would save many developers the trouble of finding a charting library and deciphering the documentation. I’ve come to the conclusion that CorePlot is the best bet at the moment – it’s powerful and … Read More

John WordsworthAdding charts to your iPhone / iPad App using Core Plot 0.9