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March 1, 2014
by Chris
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Getting started: OSX Command line interface (CLI)

The Command line interface (CLI) is an incredibly powerful tool in your development arsenal and this first post in a series aims to get you up to speed while minimising the chance of serious damage. The terminal is your friend … Continue reading

October 1, 2012
by Chris
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Quick text grab from Pdf

I needed to grab some text from a PDF for further processing and preferring CLI to GUI I thought I’d look for something that would work with my favourite tool of choice Python. Tried the following first; pyPDF – Output … Continue reading

July 5, 2012
by Chris
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Cocos2d – useful tools

Three years ago there was a dearth of tools for cocos2d development. It’s a lot better now. This is not a comprehensive list of all the tools out there but covers the ones I’ve tried and found useful. If you’re … Continue reading

February 23, 2012
by Chris
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Python shortcut for animation plists

Quick (and not too pretty) python script I threw together for generating animation frame plists. For a tutorial about using the plist to drive your cocos2d animation check out this great tutorial from Ray Wenderlich’s site. I had a list … Continue reading

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