Things I’d love to see in Xcode

There aren’t too many iOS developers who haven’t dabbled in other languages – at least for work or otherwise. And the things that we try to tackle in iOS are never too far from traditional development we’d see out in the C++, Java, or C# world. That said, there are some things that I would…

How to Extract Homeworld Assets

In creating Naabal Yards – I needed to be able to export ship assets from the game. I used the following steps to extract these models. Tools You Need CFHodEd – https://github.com/Fallen-Angel/CFHodEd/releases GBXTools – Install this from Steam BIGDecryptor – https://github.com/mon/bigDecrypter Getting Started 1. Install all of the above tools. This should be self explanatory, just visit…

Xcode Plugins – Supercharging your IDE

When I first started out in iOS development, interface builder was separate, the iOS certificating process was a nightmare, and CocoaPods had only just arrived on the scene. Fast forward 5 years later and now I can finally do something about Xcode being ugly. Yay! — I received a comment earlier this year that Xcode…