Monthly Archives: July 2010

xCode 4 Released

Got woken up to a lovely surprise this morning when xCode 4 Preview has been released for ADC developers. Go to developer.apple.com and get your hands on this baby.  Advertisements

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How to work with memory management in Objective-C

Working in Objective-C, unlike on the desktop, memory resources can be quite scarce on your favorite mobile platform. which makes it very important to not only guess but actually understand how to manage your memory within your application and code … Continue reading

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How to work with FlexPMD

FlexPMD is one of those open-source projects in the thriving community that is Flex, that I find to be quite useful, especially for the enterprise world. Essentially, this tool, which could either be an eclipse-plugin, embedded within ant or through other third-party tools, is an auditor that … Continue reading

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iPhone, Android, and why smartphone openness is a lie

  I’ve written several times that the “openness” argument made against Apple’s iPhone in general, and byGoogle against Apple in particular is overblown and often disingenuous. Sure, other smartphones might theoretically be more open at the platform level, but when it … Continue reading

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Adding an iAd advertisement to your iPhone app

With the introduction if iOS 4, Apple have also introduced iAds, a mobile advertising platform that aims to convey a new concept of interactive marketing on your smart-device. Through CSS3 and multi-touching, you will get a WebKit-powered framework to deliver optimal user … Continue reading

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Enabling Safari Extensions for Safari 5, and syncing them with all your Mac computers

Ingredients:  You will need your own dropbox account, which is an amazing and free online storage solution. You can utilise this nifty solution to sync not only Safari components, but 1Password, iBank and many others.  Safari 5 Browser Snow Leopard … Continue reading

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Understanding iOS 4 Backgrounding and Delegate Messaging @ Dr. Touch

Now that we all are moving our source code gradually to iOS 4 I had to pause and think a bit about where to move which code. A problem that I’m facing frequently when updating a project is that the … Continue reading

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