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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

Big Data Trends

Google investing in a new biotechnology company named Calico, some analysts speculate it is aiming to harness its big data processing capabilities to support discoveries. Is big data the next big thing which techies need to follow?

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Tips for Architecting Dual-platform OS X / iOS Applications

How to share common code between OS X and iOS and architect your app to dance around each platform’s similarities and differences.

If your project moved to git but still needs to interface with some Perforce-based legacy systems, this could save your day.

Replicating git to perforce

If your project moved to git but still needs to interface with some Perforce-based legacy systems, this could save your day.

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Encoding UIButton Title for State Preservation and Restoration

Supporting state restoration in iOS often requires you to make your app just like a hollywood house where the front porch looks nice but there’s really nothing beyond that. Read more to find out why.

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Primefaces Review : Strength and Shortcomings

In this post, I would like to discus my first impression about Primefaces, a framework based on Jquery, Ajax and component based JSF 2.0.

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Faster Android Development on the Mac

Debugging on Android can be a pain at times – some of these can be attributed to the architecture of its developer tools. If you find the emulator’s startup time to be too slow for you, there may be a configuration option that you’ve overlooked and can make the emulator a lot fster.

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Two Macros to Speed Your Singletons

How to use singletons properly and how to supercharge your singleton writing.

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Bringing Web Analytics for your Desktop App

Are you yearning for Flurry Analytics or Google Mobile Analytics for your Mac OS X application? Seek no more as your day is saved!

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Handling Cookies Created in JavaScript for your Custom Cookie Jar

Yammer just broke my app because they started using JavaScript to set their session cookies. I spent a couple of days finding why the app broke and coding up the solution to this. Here’s how you take care of those pesky script-based cookies.

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Crazy App Idea: JDBC on Cocoa

Do you know why it’s so hard to gain access to an SQL database from a Mac App? Here’s why and the solution to your database access woes. Warning: it’s slightly off-beat and rad.

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Crash-proof your Cocoa-app when consuming JSON!

Is your Cocoa app plagued by “unrecognized selector sent to instance” exceptions when consuming JSON data? Is your app not resilient to minor server-side JSON API changes? Here’s how to fix your JSON woes in your Objective-C project.

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Supporting multiple screens at Android – Part II

Android’s support for multiple screens across devices is great, but sometimes we need more. Coding screen elements by screen percentage is sometimes the best solution for certain circumstances. TextView and EditView can be resized based on screen percentage as well

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