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Speech Timer 2 Lessons Learned

Learn about upgrading your skeuomorphic iOS 6 user interface to iOS 7’s new content-first style, supporting three Apple devices from a single code base, and much more. These are hard lessons learned while I was developing the second version of Speech Timer that you can take advantage of so that you won’t make the same […]

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Reverse-Engineering iCloud Keychain

Ever wonder how iCloud Keychain or 1Password works? Wonder no more.

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Programmatically Sending Rich Text e-mail with Attachments on the Mac

If your users needs a precomposed e-mail with attachments, now you can easily do it on the Mac with a few lines of code

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Lean Startup is Crap!

Why trusting the lean startup methodology can cause false negatives for your otherwise bright ideas. See the pitfalls of running lean and how you can walk past through them.

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Implementing Your Own Cookie Storage

Cocoa stores cookies on its own and this makes it hard to implement a web client that appears as more than one user at the same time to the web server. To do this you’ll need to make your own cookie storage and this article teaches you how.

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Sound Code: Subliminal Data Transmission through Audio Waves

Have you heard of sound code? It may be the next big breakthrough in marketing and online commerce. It could also be an exotic technology only applicable to a few very specific set of industries.

Core Data now officially supports concurrency and I/O in background threads since OS X 10.7 and iOS 5. In the same release, Apple also brought the document architecture to iOS that leverages this new capability of Core Data. However OS X didn't get the same level of multicore love. In this post, I'll show you how to create a multi-core supporting document architecture application for OS X.

Bringing Asynchronous Core Data documents to OS X

Core Data now officially supports concurrency and I/O in background threads since OS X 10.7 and iOS 5. In the same release, Apple also brought the document architecture to iOS that leverages this new capability of Core Data. However OS X didn’t get the same level of multicore love. In this post, I’ll show you […]

Do you enjoy reading publications like TechCrunch, FastCompany, or even HackerNews? You might be addicted to entreporn. Curious what entreporn is? Read on.

Entreporn: A Dictionary Definition

Do you enjoy reading publications like TechCrunch, FastCompany, or even HackerNews? You might be addicted to entreporn. Curious what entreporn is? Read on.

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Laser tag: Real-life FPS

Interested in doing teambuilding? How about playing First-Person Shooter games with sweat and elbow grease? Yes, that involves walking, running, ducking and squatting. Includes dirt, mud, and the usual injuries of outdoor activities. Is it worth it? Yes it is, and good excercise too.

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Why Appraisals are Bad

Appraisals – theoretically they’re there to help people improve. Practically they promote backstabbing due to the force-ranking process, especially when there isn’t many people to normalize from.

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The Captain and the CEO – Starfleet vs Wall Street

Is your dayjob company having financial troubles? Beware that CEOs, unlike Starfleet captains, are not leaders of a “happy family”. When things go bad, the cargo is everything and the crew is expendable.

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