Latest Uploads
Bumble Bee

dna

Tires

dna

Guess The Remake

rychan

Julia Set Visualer

Andy_A

Julia Set Visualizer

Andy_A

image-07-0 ... -34-29.jpg

Jayenkai

Forum Home

Jay whinges about Apple

UserMessage
Posted : Friday, 16 December 2011, 14:05 | Permalink
Jayenkai


WW Entries : 103
And there we go.. OSX Lion Installed, XCode reinstalled, XCode beta additionally installed (ffs), BlitzMax reinstalled, ScreenFlow reinstalled.. Time taken 26 hours. End result, exactly the same as it was yesterday, but all running a little bit slower. Thanks, Apple. *sigh*

-----
"Load, Next List!"
Homepage : http://AGameAWeek.com
Posted : Friday, 16 December 2011, 14:05 | Permalink | Mark Here
Stealth


I'm guessing you ran in to some problems if it took 26 hours.

-----
Andrew // stealth
"Some people see things as they are and say why? I dream things that never were and say why not?" - Robert Kennedy
Homepage : http://strubhar.me
Posted : Friday, 16 December 2011, 15:13 | Permalink | Mark Here
Jayenkai


WW Entries : 103
Nothing major, more a case of trying to get things done, and each and every thing I tried needing just one more little fixup before it went properly.

The original install first required a huge backup (just incase) so that took a while, then the install needed a download, which went a wee bit slower than it normally would.. ... this has nothing to do with the multi-season download of House that's been going for the past week.. honest..
Once downloaded, installed that, then had to rush to work. grr...

insert gap here.

Back, tried Blitz, that didn't work.
Spent about half an hour reading various unreadable techy stuff (getting too old!) before clocking on that XCode needed installing.
well, duh!

So, XCode took about an hour to download (house again), got that installed, got Blitz half-working (still needs further testing) and at that point, I plugged in the iPod to test my game.
....
Oh, fuck.. The XCode it installed isn't the new beta one..
*sigh*

Off we go again with the downloads.. at which point I said sod it, left it downloading, and went to bed.


Morning, up, install (again), test, happy.

So, no, it didn't REALLY take 26 hours.. It just pretty much filled up an entire day, during which I didn't get anything coded, whatsoever.
..
And now my iPod's battery is back to being a bag of shit again, because the new beta has screwed that up, too.

Note to self (and you should be aware that you've already sent yourself this note a half-a-dozen times) : Stop installing the fucking iOS betas, you moron!

-----
"Load, Next List!"
Homepage : http://AGameAWeek.com
Posted : Saturday, 17 December 2011, 20:05 | Permalink | Mark Here
CodersRule


A few weeks ago I thought I'd pop onto the mac to do some iPhone coding... Then I realised I needed the new XCode/Libraries, which was 85 fucking petabytes of slow downloading (my ethernet cable was ~1m short of the mac).

I eventually gave up.
Homepage : http://tacosareawesome.com/
Posted : Sunday, 18 December 2011, 03:57 | Permalink | Mark Here
Jayenkai


WW Entries : 103
Gotta love Apple for finally giving the indies a chance to do this sort of thing, but it really does take the piss trying to get it all working!

-----
"Load, Next List!"
Homepage : http://AGameAWeek.com
Posted : Sunday, 18 December 2011, 07:59 | Permalink | Mark Here
rockford


Apple hate developers. They do everything in their power to make life as difficult for them as possible, what with XCode, Certification, iTunes Connect etc.

They could (and SHOULD) have made it as easy as possible. It's kind of a black art getting anything onto one of their devices.

I really fecking hate Apple.
Posted : Sunday, 18 December 2011, 10:04 | Permalink | Mark Here
melmantheman


I stick to java on windows and linux because they make it so esay and because android is ininatly easier to code for.

I also like XNA because they made that easy too. Microsoft loves us all

-----
I do: Art, games, apps, programs
I use: Java, C#, Android
I have: HP-G62(64bit),KindleFire
Homepage : i-can-abstract.tumblr.com
Latest Posts
Ants?
Jayenkai Fri 04:01
Mog's Village
Jayenkai Fri 03:30
Cydia Enhancements
spinal Thu 14:31
Jay's New Lumia 1020
Jayenkai Wed 16:13
Free SIMS 2
Jayenkai Wed 15:13
Good TV?
Jayenkai Wed 02:45
SAT:AM Loving
rockford Tue 08:18
AGameAWeek Progress Report
rychan Mon 23:57
[OUYA] AquaVenture
Jayenkai Mon 07:57
Happy Birthday to All
Jayenkai Mon 02:15
More

Latest Items
Techy : Back from Game Dev Con!
Jayenkai Sun 15:52
Family : Sunday
Jayenkai Wed 02:31
Family : Good News (for once)
Kuron Tue 14:37
Showcase : Don't Tap The Zombies
therevillsgames Mon 15:26
Showcase : Mutant Monty
steve_ancell Wed 18:26
Blog : Update
Kuron Mon 12:52
Techy : New Laptop!?
Kuron Fri 14:52
Showcase : Ascension 2 Live Wallpaper
CodersRule Fri 12:48
Showcase : Saviors of Gundthor
CodersRule Fri 11:50
Showcase : Lava Monkey
rychan Tue 15:13
Blog : Mac Rant!
rockford Fri 13:48
Dev-Diary : Yup, another song
Kuron Wed 05:39
Pets : Old pic to share...
rockford Sat 16:01
Blog : EmuMenu
spinal Sat 10:07
Family : More bad news :c(
Kuron Mon 06:07
More

Who's Online
Jayenkai
Fri, at 06:32
rychan
Fri, at 05:58
Dabz
Fri, at 03:48
Mog
Fri, at 03:07
steve_ancell
Fri, at 02:45
waroffice
Fri, at 01:55
rockford
Fri, at 01:19
blanko1324
Thu, at 23:34
spinal
Thu, at 23:20
therevillsgames
Thu, at 18:59
Link to this page
Site : Jayenkai 2006-Infinity | MudChat's origins, BBCode's former life, Image Scaler.