Tag: countdown timer
Swift Swift: Using NSTimer to Make a Timer or Alarm
With the launch of the Apple Watch it’s time for timers in iOS and WatchKit. Learning to use timers is a very important skill for most developers. There are many places we need to schedule regular intervals of time to do things. In my WatchKit series I’m writing a workout interval timer which tells the…
From Apple to Raspberry Pi: How to do Threading with Python and Tkinter
We’re going to have a diversion away from the penguin app for a bit due to some work I ‘m doing and thought it would be useful for many working with the Raspberry Pi and Python. I’m working with time-lapse photography on the Raspberry Pi, and ran into an issue which I solved with threading.…
SlippyFlippy 1.1: How to make a Countdown Timer in Sprite Kit.
The next item on the update project list is making a countdown timer. For those who haven’t read earlier episodes of this blog, there is a bug I cannot find. For a very small number of users, the game ends immediately when starting in hard mode. This might just be a user problem not moving…