May 25, 2011

Escaping the egg: Sparrow 1.2!

Summer is coming up in its natural habitat - thus, our little bird has prepared itself for its favorite season. It grew lots of shiny new feathers, brushed some dirt off its coat, and is launching into a high and joyful flight: in other words, Sparrow 1.2 is here! A...

May 19, 2011

Sparrow at the University of Applied Sciences, Hagenberg (Austria)

Yesterday, Holger and me visited the University of Applied Sciences in Hagenberg (Austria), where we had the honor of introducing Sparrow to the students of the "Mobile Computing" Master's degree program. For us, it felt a little like a trip back in time, as we both studied "Media Technology and...

April 8, 2011

Documentation updated for Xcode 4

A few weeks ago, Apple released Xcode 4. It brought a lot of enhancements, like integrating the interface builder directly into the main application, cleaning up the interface and enhancing code completion. All in all, it's a great update to the development environment, and I can recommend it to anyone...

March 31, 2011

Introducing: The Sparrow Wiki

Wow, it's been a while since I wrote the last blog post. Sorry for the long silence! There was, of course, a reason for the delay: I was busy creating the brand new headquarters for the Sparrow community - The Sparrow Wiki! After many hours of hard work, the wiki...

January 30, 2011

QuickHelp working, new Sparrow-powered Games

Xcode QuickHelp I just wanted to inform you that the Xcode integration of the Sparrow API reference is now working properly. You just need to update the documentation from its public feed in Xcode. To do so, open up the Xcode preferences and enter the "Documentation"-tab. If you have not...

January 28, 2011

Sparrow moves to GitHub

To this date, you could get the Sparrow source code by accessing a subversion repository on our own server. Subversion is great, and I enjoyed working with it. (BTW, I recommend using a version control system to everyone, even if you are working alone. It's just like having an "Unlimited...

January 13, 2011

Sparrow 1.1 hatched!

The new year is just a few days old, but it has already been extremely busy for our bold little bird. It harnessed the holidays to gather new feathers, no: features and exercised in the gym to stay lightweight and agile. And here it is, better than ever: Sparrow 1.1!...