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rupey / gist:f1429adab0877506c9fb
Created Aug 10, 2014
iTunes Store API rating count retriever snippet
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#pragma mark - iTunes Store API
#define ITUNES_APP_ID @"870393074"
- (void)updateReviewCount
NSString *countryCode = [[[NSLocale currentLocale] objectForKey: NSLocaleCountryCode] lowercaseString];
NSString *url = [NSString stringWithFormat:@"", countryCode, ITUNES_APP_ID];
AFHTTPRequestOperationManager *manager = [AFHTTPRequestOperationManager manager];
steipete / PSPDFUIKitMainThreadGuard.m
Last active May 27, 2020
This is a guard that tracks down UIKit access on threads other than main. This snippet is taken from the commercial iOS PDF framework, but relicensed under MIT. Works because a lot of calls internally call setNeedsDisplay or setNeedsLayout. Won't catch everything, but it's very lightweight and usually does the job.You might n…
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// Taken from the commercial iOS PDF framework
// Copyright (c) 2014 Peter Steinberger, PSPDFKit GmbH. All rights reserved.
// Licensed under MIT (
// You should only use this in debug builds. It doesn't use private API, but I wouldn't ship it.
// PLEASE DUPE rdar://27192338 ( if you would like to see this in UIKit.
#import <objc/runtime.h>
#import <objc/message.h>

Playstation 2 (Dual Shock) controller protocol notes

There are many sources for information on the basics of the Playstation controller protocol. There is frustratingly little, however, in the way of comprehensive documentation for the controller's full command set.

This document is a rather loose collection of reverse-engineering notes, documenting a larger subset of the PS2 and Dual Shock

piscisaureus /
Created Aug 13, 2012
Checkout github pull requests locally

Locate the section for your github remote in the .git/config file. It looks like this:

[remote "origin"]
	fetch = +refs/heads/*:refs/remotes/origin/*
	url =

Now add the line fetch = +refs/pull/*/head:refs/remotes/origin/pr/* to this section. Obviously, change the github url to match your project's URL. It ends up looking like this:

henry0312 /
Created Nov 27, 2011
Build MinGW Cross Compiler on Mac OS X Lion
# 初期設定
export PATH="$HOME/local/bin:/usr/bin:/bin:/usr/sbin:/sbin:/usr/local/bin"
# ソースコードのダウンロード
if [ ! -d $WORK/src ] ; then
mkdir src
omz / gist:1102091
Created Jul 24, 2011 — forked from marcoarment/gist:1100959
Creating arbitrarily-colored icons from a black-with-alpha master image (iOS)
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// Usage example:
// input image:
// UIImage *buttonImage = [UIImage ipMaskedImageNamed:@"UIButtonBarAction.png" color:[UIColor redColor]];
// .h
@interface UIImage (IPImageUtils)
+ (UIImage *)ipMaskedImageNamed:(NSString *)name color:(UIColor *)color;
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