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Easy video conversion in Mac OS X

October 10th, 2008 · No Comments

After a lot of searching (and trying iMovie) for how to convert an AVI video file to flash (.flv) format, I found ffmpegX, a nice tool that does all the hard work, invoking other tools in the backend as needed.
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WILTAC #2: Designated initializers

October 10th, 2008 · No Comments

I learned today the term designated initializer:

When a class has multiple initializers, the designated initializer is the one that actually does the work, normally the one with the most parameters. All other initializers call the designated one, providing different amounts of default parameter values.

I was aware of the concept – many classes have [...]

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