Ratelet a OSX Menulet to control iTunes’ rating and volume

Hey, i finally submitted my first official App to the Apple App Store! Check it out 😉 Ratelet is shown in your statusbar and gives you easy access to the rating of the current song and iTunes volume. Ratelet will automatically hide itself from the statusbar when iTunes is not running and reveal if iTunes starts. You can hide the volume slider if you only … Continue reading Ratelet a OSX Menulet to control iTunes’ rating and volume

NSStatusItem highlight custom Button workaround!

I’m building a Menulet with multiple buttons. Since these buttons do no inherit the default behavior of getting blue when clicked, i searched for a quick solution. Since i don’t know how to implement a custom cell and had no ambition to do so, i finally found a nice and quick solution. The following lines make shure the button won’t show a white background which … Continue reading NSStatusItem highlight custom Button workaround!

Solution: UIScrollview that doesn’t interfere with content touches

Hi there, i’m currently working on a drawing-application which uses a scrollview to navigate threw the content. With the normal UIScrollview you will definitely run into problems! The problem is that UIScrollView will only deliver taps but no movement gestures to it’s content. 1) So i was looking for a solution to pan and zoom with 2 fingers and interact with the content-view with one … Continue reading Solution: UIScrollview that doesn’t interfere with content touches

Dragging files available in future (NSFilePromise)

While implementing drag&drop capability i was searching for a way to drag a file from a custom view without having any data to write to the current pasteboard. In fact the data has a name but no content at the moment of drag. In iScrape I added the functionlity of dragging from the preview view to any directory in finder. When the user releases the … Continue reading Dragging files available in future (NSFilePromise)

iScrape 0.3 smarter and with backdrops

This is version 0.3 which i finished just a few minutes ago. I´m very happy about some users from various forums giving me feedback. Without any i absolutely had no inducement spending work on the app. I also think that certain guidelines (e.g. feature requests) make developing much more productive. Otherwise you just hack some stuff which doesn´t really feel good. Cause this is my … Continue reading iScrape 0.3 smarter and with backdrops

iScrape 0.2 clicks threw posters

iScrape 0.2, a small project, enabling you to scrape and download posters for all your movies just reached v 0.2 You now can click threw all the posters found on the server, whereby iScrape remembers which one you looked at. The last pster will be downloaded at first, which might be quite usefull in connection with downloading only one (the first) poster to your folders. … Continue reading iScrape 0.2 clicks threw posters