Still working on Part 2 of my Android development retrospective but I thought I would put this out here real quick. One of the smaller pain points in developing for Android was the SeekBar object. The SeekBar is a UI widget object that is roughly analogous to the UISlider in Cocoa Touch. The UISlider has … Continue reading A better SeekBar for Android
Hello, dear readers. I have some news. You haven’t heard much from me lately because I recently (like 3 weeks ago) got a really kick-ass job doing mobile app development with a really cool company. That means I have far less time to work on my own iOS projects. BUT, I still intend to work … Continue reading So long, App-A-Week challenge. Hello, App-A-Month challenge!
Three years ago at WWDC, Apple announced the unibody 13″ MacBook Pro. I ordered one within hours of the announcement. I had been using a white MacBook for a few years and I thought it was a great machine. After the aluminum unibody machines came out I started lusting after those designs. I had had … Continue reading On the Value of Apple Laptops
Hi folks. Just got back from a trip but I thought I would write you and tell you about this thing. Sometimes, you just want to concatenate a bunch of strings together. There are several ways to do this. You can use stringByAppendingFormat with NSStrings or you can use append with NSMutableStrings. You can also … Continue reading NSString Concatenation (Category)
This is just going to be a little post on sales. I hate talking about money and marketing. But it’s sometimes necessary. So here we go. Item #1: iAds. I added ads to three of my free apps. They are not high traffic apps and don’t have a huge level of engagement. I’ve made maybe … Continue reading A small note on sales.
You thought I forgot about you. I didn’t. I have apps waiting on approval. I have new apps that are *this* close to being done. I have other app activity. App app app. So, yeah. App.