Batch rename file extensions on linux / OS X

Here is a small script to to batch rename file extensions.

Initial Landscape orientation issue on iOS solved

I have searched for a solution how to implement a ViewController that supports only LandscaleLeft and LandscapeRight mode. Most solutions I found on stackoverflow and other forums using a setOrientationMode selector on the device object:

this could probably work for you, but it uses a non official selector. You may think of this: it is impossible for the program to actually physically turn around your device, but that is what your code would look like. I finally ended up with Continue reading Initial Landscape orientation issue on iOS solved

ZDF-Info Documentation on computer games and silicon valley (GER)

In ZDF-Info Mediathek you will find the next 7 days some videos about history of computer games industry (Unfortunately only in German) Steve Jobs – Das Genie von Apple Youtube-Story, Teil 1 Youtube-Story, Teil 2 Die Google-Story 10 Jahre World of Warcraft Die Nintendo-Story ZDF – Videospiele: Revolution einer Generation To download right-click the link and select download  

Objective-C Memory Management

Every object that is derived from NSObject has the ability to be managed by retain counting. When an object is created (alloc) the system will allocate memory for the object and set a retain count to 1. The count can be incremented when a new instance of this object exist (assignment for example) and decrement when an object instance is released. Once the retain count is going to zero the object will be destructed and the memory gets freed. This post is Continue reading Objective-C Memory Management