10 tips for using Mac OS X like a pro | General, Terminal | Mac Here is a collection of 10 tips that are slightly more advanced than usual. They are aimed at those who want to become more expert Mac users - and of course those who think they already are experts... In general these tips will help you save time and effort when carrying out day to day tasks and hopefully introduce some concepts and applications you may not have come across before. 1. Download Quicksilver
Introduction to MPEG – from IP Television Magazine. Blocks Blocks are portions of an image within a frame of video usually defined by a number of horizontal and vertical pixels. For the MPEG system, each block is composed of 8 by 8 pixels and each block is processed separately. Macroblocks
Integrating QuickTime with Cocoa by Douglas Welton 08/15/2003 This is the first in a series of articles about integrating QuickTime technology into your Cocoa applications. My intent with this series is to provide the introductory steps for those of you who are new to QuickTime, to cover many of the common tasks and issues that may crop up during your development cycle, and to share my experience so that, hopefully, you can avoid some of the mistakes I've made along the way. I'll start out by providing an overview of QuickTime, then some insight into the interfaces between Cocoa and QuickTime, and finish up with an example of a "simple" QuickTime Movie Player that you can include in your own applications. What is QuickTime? In the early 1990s, Apple introduced QuickTime, a collection of application programmer interfaces (APIs) and components that support the creation, manipulation, and playback of multimedia and interactive content.