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Comment: Re:form over function? (Score 1) 209

by musikit (#48190527) Attached to: More Eye Candy Coming To Windows 10

i call that the mythical mutex. the os acts like it is waiting for a mutex to unlock (very low cpu and disk access but doing nothing) i noticed it in osx and it seems to slowly be disappearing from osx but not from xcode yet. however microsoft seems to have stolen or licensed this patent from apple and is now putting it in all windows versions everywhere they can. god save the queen

Comment: either works if you take advantage of (Score 3, Insightful) 316

by musikit (#48006587) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: Swift Or Objective-C As New iOS Developer's 1st Language?

since you are already a C programmer and are talking about maybe moving to android at a future time. i would write as much as possible in C and just bind to the UI with java/objc/swift.

take advantage of what you know. build wrappers around the java/objc code you will need to you can easily transport that to whatever platform you are on as long as it binds with C.

Comment: NDK support (Score 1) 140

by musikit (#46528959) Attached to: Google Android Studio Vs. Eclipse: Which Fits Your Needs?

Neither support debugging with NDK.
android has absolutely 0 support for it.
some people have apparently gotten NDK debugging working in eclipse. i've tried every example on the web and have been unsuccessful in ever getting ndk debugging working. maybe oneday google will realize ndk support is worth a damn.

Comment: NTT in Japan (Score 5, Funny) 229

by musikit (#45107633) Attached to: Broadcasters Petition US Supreme Court In Fight Against Aereo

Living in Japan once in a while someone from NTT knocks on my door asking that i give them money for receiving the signal they broadcast.
my teachers told me about this scam however i tell them two true things

1. i dont have a TV. so im not paying for something i'm not receiving
2. if you don't want me to get the signal then don't broadcast it to me.

same should apply here. the TV stations broadcasted their signal in "cleartext"

Comment: Re:250?! (Score 1) 68

by musikit (#44386227) Attached to: BlackBerry Cuts 250 Workers, Calls It Efficiency

they recently cancelled their playbook.
the aspect ratio on the q10 is a 1:1 why? wth? now i have to support 3 aspect ratios in my games? umm no.
their dev environment isnt that great.
uploads to devices are capped at 1meg per sec.
i can't kill -9 a process. so i need to reboot the phone whenever i put an infinite loop in.
they really should have loaded their software on top of android and been done with it. immediate developer support in a slightly better dev environment.
MS and BB are really two companies in the mobile market that took the bad crap that google and apple did and copied it. then added their own bad crap on top.

+ - IAP going heywire

Submitted by musikit
musikit (716987) writes "Have you purchased a app on the Google Play or on iTunes? did it have an IAP (in app purchase)? The IAP market has gone heywire. Apps are being "upgraded" to have IAP. gone are the days when i purchased an App. the entire ecosystem has seemed to move from purchase based to nickel and dime based. it is time we asked why. or at least ask for the ability to filter out apps with IAP. what do you think?"

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