Monthly Archives: June 2010

You can find my Tech comments on O’Reilly Answers now too

    I will now be posting my tech notes and tutorials on the wonderful O’Reilly publishing area, O’Reilly Answers, so I can help contribute to the world of knowledge sharing better. I love that publishing company, get almost all my books solely … Continue reading

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How to Send a Push Notification to an iPhone User: O’Reilly Answers

The Apple Push Notification Service (APNS) APNSallows applications to notify their users of remote events. If the user has turned on Notifications from the Settings application, her device will maintain a persistent IP connection to the APNS. Only one connection … Continue reading

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How to use UIAutomation to create iPhone UI tests | by James Turner

One of the more useful (from a developer standpoint) features coming in iOS 4 (formerly iPhone OS 4) is the UIAutomation tool. This lets you run an automated set of tests against an application, and test to see if they … Continue reading

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AIR 2.0 NativeProcess API – What’s It Good For? > O’Reilly Publishing

  While there are a few examples available for connecting AIR applications to native operating system processes today, most of them are basic “Hello World” examples, or happen to be purely theoretical. I’ve only come across oneor tworeal world examples of applications … Continue reading

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Apple Begins Urging Developers To Get Their iOS 4 Apps In For Launch

Today, Apple has begun emailing iPhone app developers to let them know they’re now accepting iOS 4-compatible apps in the App Store. Just as it does each time before a new OS launches (such as earlier this year with the … Continue reading

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iPhone 4.0 Retina and what it means for your graphics

With thanks to the new Retina display on the iPhone 4  announced by Apple earlier this week, the text and images will be more crisp, with the new device boasting a 960×640 screen which is 4 times the pixel size, as it’s predecessor. … Continue reading

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