Swift programming – Huh, No need to import .Swift Extension file

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Many of you may have started to use the new Programming language Swift which Apple introduced in the WWDC 2014 Keynote.

It took many of us by surprise and for me a “oh here we go again, I now have to try and get my heard around another language”.

Apple explains that it should be easier to use and easy to pick up for new  comers.

 I suspect that it will  be as Apple says for many people, me included.

One thing so far that I like and there are many..

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Grrr.. PackageMaker things to remember

I do not often use Apples PackageMaker; Part of Apples Developer Auxiliary tools

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When I do dabble  I always forget a couple of simple things that stops me in my tracks and have me spending a whole lot of  wasted time trying to figure out whats going on.

I am writing this post in the hope it will burn at least two of the things I forget firmly into my BRAIN.

The first thing


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Adding Jquery to a Quicklook plugin

A while back I wrote a Quicklook plugin that displayed some text related to image files.

But I wanted to be able to show additional information when the user clicked a button or hovers over an image . The plugin uses a HTML  construction to put the preview together. Apple has examples on how to do this in its Qucklook Plugin introduction . So I am not going to go into that here. But what I was missing was how to use  Jquery.  The Quicklook plugin is sandboxed and is not allowed to load any data from the outside world.

The simple answer is add the jquery Library file to your bundle and then reference it in the html.

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