Sunday, April 20 2014

Overriding ToString in C++/CX ref types

This is a quick note about how to properly overriding the Platform::Object::ToString method in C++/CX ref types (classes and structs).

The thing to remember is to specify the entire signature. Do not shorten or modify the signature, otherwise the build will miserably fail with cryptic errors.

virtual Platform::String^ ToString() override {
    return "I’m a ToString override";
};

Saturday, October 5 2013

Building OpenSSL for iOS and OSX

Since the announcement of iOS 7.0, a lot of frenzy has been observed around OpenSSL. In fact, since the local receipt validation is now mandatory, OpenSSL has become a vital part of iOS development. If you search for "OpenSSL iOS" on GitHub, you will find a of projects that allow the  […]

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Thursday, May 24 2012

Debugging Mac AppStore receipt validation

Setting up receipt validation for Mac OS X application can be a tedious task, especially with all the steps to follow in order to have a proper test environnement. Of course, by using Receigen, the code writing part is easy as pie, but most of the issues occur during the testing. I have written a  […]

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Tuesday, May 15 2012

Receigen 1.7.0 is available

I am proud to announce the general availability of Receigen 1.7.0. This new version introduces some bug fixes. My thanks go to Receigen's users for their reports. Even if the price can seem high, think about the time you would have spent on: writing the validation code making harder to  […]

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Wednesday, March 28 2012

Receigen 1.6.0 is available

I am proud to announce the general availability of Receigen 1.6.0. This new version introduces more options to control the code generation. It also adds UI tweaks coming from user feedback. My thanks go to Receigen's users for their reports. Even if the price can seem high, think about the time you  […]

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Tuesday, February 7 2012

Receigen 1.5.0 is out

I am proud to announce the general availability of Receigen 1.5.0. This new version introduces the ability to browse and validate the InApp purchases stored into the receipt. This is a major step as Receigen is now the only product on the market to offer both receipt and InApp purchase validation.  […]

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Thursday, December 1 2011

How-to: Testing the Mac App Store receipt validation

If you are developping an application for the Mac App Store, then you have to implement and test receipt validation. This entry details all the steps needed to be able to test the Map App Store receipt validation. Note: This entry is based on various information gathered from the Apple website and  […]

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Sunday, November 6 2011

Mac OS X Application SandBoxing: what about Apple ?

There is a lot of discussions around the upcoming sandboxing requirement for all the Mac App Store published applications. There were several publications on the subject with sometimes very elaborate discussion: MacRumors Slashdot Daring Fireball Wil Shipley These articles lead me to wondering:  […]

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Saturday, October 29 2011

Receigen, a smart code generator for Mac App Store receipt validation

Receigen has just been made available in the Mac App Store. If you are developing an application for Mac and want to distribute it in the Mac App Store, you will be inevitably faced to receipt validation. This entry explains what is receipt validation and why Receigen can help you. What is receipt  […]

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Wednesday, October 19 2011

Mac AppStore receipt validation testing

This entry tries to list all the required step in order to test a Mac App Store receipt validation. If you look a smart and simple way to generate the receipt validation code, try Receigen on the Mac App Store. Previously on receipt validation... For those who are still wondering what is receipt  […]

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