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zadr / steps.txt
Last active Jul 17, 2022
MacPorts install without root privileges
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# fetch MacPorts sources
curl -LO
# extract them and get into the dir
tar -jxf MacPorts-2.4.1.tar.gz
cd MacPorts-2.4.1
# configure things
## If you want MacPorts to run in a custom prefix, pass in the following arguments: --prefix=/usr/local --with-unsupported-prefix --with-applications-dir=/Applications
./configure --with-no-root-privileges --with-install-user=$USER --with-install-group=staff --silent
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// license: i dunno. pick one that works for you. Apache 2.0? that seems reasonable. Let me know if it doesn't work for some reason.
import Foundation
import Compression //
public enum Compression {
public enum Algorithm {
case LZFSE
case LZ4
case LZMA
zadr / CV.m
Created Mar 8, 2017
UIImage from CMSampleBuffer
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#import <CoreMedia/CoreMedia.h>
#import <CoreVideo/CoreVideo.h>
#import <UIKit/UIKit.h>
+ (UIImage * _Nullable)imageWithSampleBuffer:(CMSampleBufferRef _Nonnull)sampleBuffer {
UIImage *returnValue = nil;
CVImageBufferRef imageBuffer = CMSampleBufferGetImageBuffer(sampleBuffer);
CVPixelBufferLockBaseAddress(imageBuffer, 0); {
zadr /
Last active Jun 22, 2020
objc framework diffing for all .frameworks in xcode
set -x
set -k INTERACTIVE_COMMENTS=1 # treats everything after # as being a comment
# vars
export XCODE_RELEASE_PATH="/Applications/"
export XCODE_BETA_PATH="/Applications/"
export XCODE_FRAMEWORKS_PATH="Contents/Developer/Platforms/iPhoneOS.platform/Developer/SDKs/iPhoneOS.sdk/System/Library/Frameworks"
export OUTPUT="${HOME}/Desktop/iosapidiff"
mkdir "${OUTPUT}"
zadr / gist:8410252
Last active May 16, 2020
-[UIView snapshotImage] should totally be an API. But, it isn't, so, here.
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@interface UIView (za_snapshotting)
- (UIImage *) za_snapshotImage;
@implementation UIView (za_snapshotting)
- (UIImage *) za_snapshotImage {
UIGraphicsBeginImageContextWithOptions(self.bounds.size, self.opaque, self.window.screen.scale);
[self drawViewHierarchyInRect:self.bounds afterScreenUpdates:YES];
zadr / tttt.swift
Last active Feb 9, 2020
terminal's tiny todo tool
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// 1. copy file to $PATH somewhere
// 2. chmod a+x it
// 3. run with `tttt` or `tttt [task to track]`
// 4. check out ~/Desktop/todo.txt
#!/usr/bin/env swift
import Foundation
let dateFormatter = DateFormatter()
zadr / results.txt
Last active May 27, 2019
locking microbenchmarking
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NSLock: 1.175440 sec
NSLock+IMP Cache: 1.120450 sec
pthread_mutex: 0.750234 sec
OSSpinlock: 0.364442 sec
@synchronized: 2.958938 sec
dispatch_sync: 0.816864 sec
objc_sync_enter: 3.057307 sec
MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015)
2.2 GHz Intel Core i7
View UIBezierPath+Smoothing.swift
import UIKit
extension UIBezierPath {
// reference:
var points: [CGPoint] {
var bezierPoints = [CGPoint]()
cgPath.applyWithBlock { (element: UnsafePointer<CGPathElement>) in
if element.pointee.type != .closeSubpath {
zadr / ??.swift
Last active Apr 26, 2017
Ternary-ish operators without an else clause
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infix operator ?? : Branching
precedencegroup Branching {
associativity: left
lowerThan: ComparisonPrecedence // also accounts for NilCoalescingPrecedence
/// Ternary-y operators without an else clause
/// - Parameter lhs: The Boolean value to evaluate
zadr / icons.jsx
Last active Mar 30, 2017
one-off Adobe Illustrator script to export a document with one artboard to iOS app icons
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var originalDocumentSize = 1024
var folder = Folder.selectDialog();
var document = app.activeDocument;
if (document && document.artboards[0]) {
// Icons for Universal Apps;
scaleArtboardAndSave((512 / originalDocumentSize) * 100);