View Full Version : Does a denibber exist?
Sep 12, 2008, 08:04 AM
I just spent about an hour trying to recreate a MacTech example of a Core Data application, and when it compiled I got maybe a million errors in Xcode. I'm sure I made the mistake ... BUT ... I was wondering if there were software out there that could take nib files and core data descriptions and create text files. It would be a lot easier to spot a mistake.
My memory is a little sketchy, but I'm thinking of something analogous to Rez and DeRez.
PS ... In case you couldn't figure it out, I'm a n00b
Sep 12, 2008, 08:19 AM
I've never heard of one.
Are you sure you have nib files not xib files? xib files are just XML so you should be able to open them in a text editor. Whether they are easy to read/understand I'm not sure...
Edit to add: you might want to read this (http://speirs.org/2007/12/05/what-are-xib-files/). Perhaps the ibtool it discusses could be used to get you what you want?
Sep 12, 2008, 08:25 AM
that looks like exactly what I could use ... except I'm still on Tiger. But it looks like a good alternative to brute force debugging.
Sep 12, 2008, 08:29 AM
that looks like exactly what I could use ... except I'm still on Tiger.
In that case I think you should still have access to nibtool (http://www.osxfaq.com/man/1/nibTool.ws). The -a option looks like it might help...
Sep 12, 2008, 06:29 PM
Exactly what I was looking for ...