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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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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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Sunday, September 18 2011

Monobjc Continuous Integration

Monobjc CI Infrastructure

The upcoming version of Monobjc 4.0, will be able to run on Mac OS X 10.5, 10.6 and 10.7 operating systems under both i386 and x86_64 architectures. For a complete coverage of this platforms and architectures, the goal is to have these three platforms readily available so non-regression and  […]

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Thursday, July 21 2011

Monobjc under Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion)

As some of you may have noticed, Monobjc is under heavy development to support the newly released version of Mac OS X 10.7, also known as Lion. Thanks to the architecture redesign performed under the version 3.0 (the native runtime), the transition is smooth and easy. A preview release of Monobjc  […]

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Wednesday, February 23 2011

Mono 64 bits on Mac OS X

If you ever wanted to try (or even use) Mono 64 bits on Mac OS X, I have created a small project on GitHub called Mono-Sixty-Four. This is a simple scrip that creates a minimal 64 bits Mono runtime and merges it with an existing Universal 32 bits Mono runtime. At the end, you get a Universal 32/64  […]

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Tuesday, November 23 2010

Class Prefixes in Mac OS X Frameworks

Ever wanted to have all the class prefixes used in Mac OS X frameworks ? A simple answer lies in Apple documentation; here it is.

Thursday, November 13 2008

<mkbundle/> task in Monobjc

Many people want to package their .NET application for Mac OS X. And above all, they want the experience to be painless, which means that they want to ship an application that runs, whether Mono is installed or not. The process of packaging a .NET application for Mac OS X basically follows 4 steps:  […]

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Wednesday, September 17 2008

VMWare Fusion 2.0 is out, and it goes fast

I am a long term fan of VMWare Fusion, and I have followed with interest the various beta of VMWare Fusion. Today, I have installed the 2.0 final release, and I immediatly see that something has changed. Things seems to go faster, snappier and slicker. So, if you own a Mac and wants to go into the  […]

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