Welcome to my head
As an ex-employee from Apple, and more than a decade of contract work on code and teaching, there will obviously be biases in what follows. You have been warned.
Happy Birthday Alan
Yes, I *am* stubborn
Automagic Asset Generation For Apps
Please don’t guesstimate me
Yesterday is always better than today
The latest fad in tech punditry is to claim the barrier to have iOS apps on the Mac is the fact these two graphical frameworks are so different that it makes the work of developers too complex. This is false. Let’s start with the elephant in the room: an app…
So, out of the blue, and to escape from a dickish choke hold on my public facing infrastructure, I decided to switch back to administrating my own installation on a VPS… First off, you think you are good at system administration when you have a lil server at home that…
Between the iPhone (non retina, retina, 3x), iPad (non retina, retina, and pro), and Watch (2 sizes), generating an icon for all those things necessitates no less than 26 images. I have been using a custom Automator script to generate them all through a service that accepts any image as…
It so happens that we just found a bug that plagued us for 6 months, in the form of a commit that ignored completely the existing code in favor of a copy/paste from an internet source (I assume). Now, let’s get one thing out first. I really really don’t mind…
I happened to do a presentation on the topic at Cocoaheads Paris (in French). The slides are here. The sample code (a basic group chat app) is here Tl;dr : it’s cool, use it.
Couldn’t be happier