Blogging in Swift (Part 3) (aka Vapor time)
Apr 1, 2020, 8:00 PM
This post follows where my server-side Swift Kitura adventures left off.
Some sad news came about when it was announced that Kitura was winding down, and I realized that, since I built my blog using
Visualizing Xcode's View Debugger
Jul 23, 2019, 8:00 PM
A couple days ago I noticed a really weird bug, images that had been used as templates would occasionally draw darker or lighter (rather than the color originally chosen). I thought it was just some weird duplicate layer ontop of another...
Blogging in Swift (Part 2)
May 28, 2019, 8:00 PM
This post follows where the first part left off.
Now that you've written a blog, or whatever you'd like as part of server-side Swift, the next step is to get it hosted somewhere and running all the time. Personally, I use...
Blogging in Swift
Apr 16, 2019, 8:00 PM
Recently I attended try! Swift in Tokyo, Japan (which was an absolutely fantastic conference), and there I heard about a lot of folks that were using (or beginning to use) Swift on the Server. Now that Swift has reached...
Making Truly Native Native Apps on Apple Watch
Sep 12, 2015, 8:00 PM
Just wanted to add a bit of commentary to Steven’s awesome writeup on the UIKit hax we did with Apple Watch… :D
WatchKit apps are handcuffed, as it were, only able to display UI through the elements WatchKit provides. They cannot get...
Making Passbook an Address Book
May 5, 2014, 8:00 PM
Ever since Apple first announced Passbook two years ago, I've always liked the idea of using it to store business cards.
However, it'd be far more useful if it could store Pokemon cards... someone should file a radar on...
Here Fishy Fishy
Jan 23, 2014, 7:00 PM
I'm not a huge vim person... yet. I like IDEs, usually... (I'm looking at you Visual Studio). Therefore I'll only really use a shell for cycript or other random ssh sessions and hax and such.
However, fish is making the shell...
Breaking Chat Heads Out of the iOS Sandbox
Jan 13, 2014, 7:00 PM
On April 12th, 2013, Facebook released Facebook Home, a completely new mobile experience available solely to Android users. With Home came Chat Heads, a wickedly cool way to chat with your friends, in a way that makes that...
Dynamic iOS Multitasking
Jan 13, 2014, 7:00 PM
iOS 4 brought us the wonderful feature to switch between apps quickly, and iOS 7 made this even more interactive through use of live previews of apps.
I noticed an article written by @vpdn shared on twitter about making this...
QNX Native Binaries and the Blackberry Playbook
May 4, 2011, 8:00 PM
So as you may already be aware of, RIM just released their take on how tablets should be, also known as PlayBook. The PlayBook currently runs QNX as it's operating system, with which its apps are currently built in conjunction with the...
afc2 and Finder
May 26, 2010, 8:00 PM
For a while now I've been checking up on a fabulous project entitled Disk for iPhone (formerly known as iPhoneDisk). Based on the MobileDevice API, it's a filesystem for MacFuse, which allows one to mount an iDevice in Finder. However...
May 19, 2010, 8:00 PM