After talking with a fellow HoMMII programmer, we talked about the possibility of writing a Heroes of Might and Magic II client in Java, which would open up the possibility of playing it on Android phones and whatnot.
I’m going to throw this out there just to see if there’s anybody else out there interested in this idea?
The other day, I finally delved into iPhone development. I battled with getting to grips with the idiosyncrasies of Mac OS X, XCode alone, and then there’s the very alien approach to programming that Objective C and developing for the iPhone in general brings to the table.
I must be honest, the whole process of learning how to develop for the iPhone which was a humbling experience but a good one none the less.
For 2 days, I pretty much learnt OS X, Xcode, Objective C and iPhone development from scratch and I came up with an application that has RSS aggregation and ties into a project website I’ve been working on to pull data from a server.
So far, I’ve learnt to the navigation bar, toolbar, searchbar, xml parsing, grabbing data using the connection classes and so on, so forth.