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Photoshop Scripting – User Interface

I've been really digging into using JavaScript with Photoshop in the last few months. Today I made a wonderful, mysterious discovery. Discovering the Photoshop...
Josh
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Reading and Writing Text Files from Photoshop Scripts

My latest posted discussed showing a UI that had textareas, buttons, and more so users could interact with your Photoshop script. But now I...
Josh
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Core Data – Simplified

Every time I make an iOS app, I shy away from Core Data and end up storing data in a plist or sqlite. It's...
Josh
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Reporting JavaScript Errors

Two days ago, Maria hits me with the old "Your website doesn't work on my computer" shtick. If you're a web developer, you know...
Josh
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Automating Photoshop with JavaScript (Advanced)

I've been working to automate Photoshop quite a bit lately. In September I wrote Automate Photoshop with JavaScript which uses ExtendScript Toolkit (packed with...
Josh
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Automating Photoshop With C#

I recently dumped PhotoImpact and took the Photoshop learning curve plung… special thanks to the catalyst which was my co-workers heckling. Jerks. Don't knock...
Josh
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Outside Connections With Cassini (VS2010)

Cassini is the little baby version of IIS that is built into Visual Studio. It makes debugging wonderful and is very light weight. Unfortunately...
Josh
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Grayscale to Transparency with Photoshop

Five years ago, David Chess wrote a blog post that blew my December 13, 2010 mind. It is titled: Making PNGs with alpha-channel transparency...
Josh
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Objective-C String Formatting

String formatting isn't especially a strength in Objective-C. Actually, it's just plain bare bones and reminds me a lot of C# formatting. Here's an...
Josh
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Passing Variables to JavaScript Includes

Why You Want It Let's say a client wants to list your iphone apps on their webpage. Yes, this is 100% made up. So...
Josh
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