Amend 3.4 Released

Amend 3.4 has been released:

  • amend-3.4.sit (StuffIt 3 archive, includes source code and THINK C 5 project file)
    SHA256: ebc39d95249453087466765fc8770c675ec1597a0bcf19491da7ad6e6c2f8a5f
    SHA1: 5a596c141c7224e51aea9c382b5e08777a452180

Changes in this version:

  • Fix newline handling in diff generation that was adding erroneous newlines after chunk headers
  • Update backend database library with bug fixes
  • Fix crash that occurred after saving settings
  • Other minor crash fixes

Amend 3.3 Released

Amend 3.3 has been released:

  • amend-3.3.sit (StuffIt 3 archive, includes source code and THINK C 5 project file)
    SHA256: 1b5d23734a80fa8b0216d20beed9ccfccba4e964a63c33d6fe1bc1bfab3c7c74
    SHA1: 2d1bdc32f9b11aa89b15a388ba89e23cc6fad040

Changes in this version:

  • Correctly include C function prototypes in diffs (equivalent to diff's -p option)
  • Bug fixes and speedups in backend database library

Live Streaming a Macintosh Plus (or Any Compact Mac)

Since recording a handful of C Programming on System 6 videos, I've occasionally wanted to live-stream the more casual daily programming being done on my Macintosh Plus. After getting all of the pieces together, I now have a working self-hosted broadcasting setup.

If I happen to be programming on my Mac right now, you can watch here at my website.

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Wallops 1.0 Released

As teased on Twitter, the first release of my Wallops IRC client is now available:

  • wallops-1.0.sit (StuffIt 3 archive, includes source code and THINK C 5 project file)
    SHA256: 459421124a43787259e76dd54ac1cd010348ca7f6cdf429ae3f950bb6f858496
    SHA1: 36de58842fc6376fab4ada0f3a4287ac22fac9ae

A future update will support multiple channels but for now it only supports one channel at a time.

Amend 3.2 Released

Amend 3.2 has been released:

  • amend-3.2.sit (StuffIt 3 archive, includes source code and THINK C 5 project file)
    SHA256: 8daec2d4bed7d3b7910b2a6899b390a55c16d840b99df081fa52d3d47582a691
    SHA1: b4c0bbade81028b3a66ceeaf3cb2314ef32ee19b

Changes in this version:

  • When filtering out already-added files, also filter out the open repo file itself
  • Fix a possible crash after committing
  • Stop occasionally displaying a cursor on read-only text boxes such as diffs

Video: C Programming on System 6 - A New On-Disk Database Format

It's a new year and my old computer is still old.

A bug in Amend caused it to crash during a commit, which corrupted the repo beyond repair. I quickly came to realize that using resource files as a database for Amend and my new BBS was a bad idea. I NIH'd the problem and created my own file format that will be a bit more resilient to crashes and partial writes.

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Video: C Programming on System 6 - Adding a GUI to diff(1)

In the previous episode I quickly ported OpenBSD's diff(1) but there wasn't any interface to select files or scroll through the output. I've since added a proper GUI with the ability to select files or folders, and in this episode I walk through the GUI and filesystem code and then add a proper Edit menu. I also make a formal release of the code and binary available for download.

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