Happy Android Development with Gradle

Recently I have been working a lot on migrating android projects to use gradle building system. Seriously it is much better than the old time. I can easily use libraries on maven repositories and customize my building process. I also no long need to create a desperate project for testing. Awesome!

Tons of things working on

it’s been a while since the last post. After coming to new york, I have been very busy on my study, personal projects and (of course) playing around. studying in new york university is harsh, but not as hard as i think. I met nice people, hanged out with my beloved new friends. I even…

Save Terminal from Process Completed in Mac OSX

What’s happening One day, when I opened up terminal as usual, it showed [Process completed] and just terminated. I could not type any thing, run any scripts and work on my project. Even worse, this made me unable to install programs into my computer because many installations need to run shell scripts. Okay, I searched…

InstaMusic Beta is Coming!

Hi there, its been a long time that InstaMusic haven’t been updated. Sorry for that because I had been so busy in working on a game project in my company. Anyway, I am quitting for the sake of pursuing a master degree. And finally I have time to implement what I thought up and designed! An new…

Animated sprites in Cocos2D

I have been working with Cocos2D for a while and I am still a newbie. The way to deal with animations in Cocos2D 1.0.0 – the stable version currently – is different from the way before using CCSpriteSheet. Now Cocos2D adapts animations as cache shared in the project using CCSpriteFrameCache. It also requires a plist file…

Making LoL for Mac works again after the beta closed

It is very disappointing that the League of Legends for Mac is closed after 6 Sep. It is really sad to see the compulsory close button after opening the LoL as shown in the below screenshot. Luckily, there is a way to make the game working again temporary. Technically, as the game is a transplant…

Mbox Mail for Mac works on Lion with Apple Mail 5

After days struggling with the new Mail 5, there has been a breakthrough. I finally fix the problem and Apple Mail 5 is now working with the Mbox Mail for Mac. As there is still some more work to do to pack the programs, as a support i hope somebody could make me some donation.…

Mbox Mail for Mac works on Lion with Thurderbird

Fix Mbox Mail for Mac with Apple Mail 5, please see this post: Fix Mbox Mail for Mac on Lion, works Apple Mail 5 After the new Mac OSX Lion released, there has been a number of people finding out the Mbox Mail for Mac doesn’t work at all. But the fact is, it actually…

Mbox Mail for Mac is actually working on Lion

Once I thought the Mbox Mail for Mac doesn’t work in Lion. The reason is that when I use the same setting in Thurderbird, i can receive emails. This made me ensure the problem comes from the new Apple Mail 5. I dug into the protocol IMAP, learnt the commands used in it. After that…

Get temporary folder path in VBA

It is normal to create temporary files and folders to facilitate the process in programs. Apart from doing it in your working directory, why don’t we make use of the default temporary folder built in the Windows system? In the Windows working system, we know that the temporary folder can be opened by typing “%temp%” in “run” on the…