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Darwin 3.0

March 1, 2010 // 0 Comments

One  of our monthly readings is a magazine call The Scientist. We read it because it is a way for us to keep up with what’s happening in the life sciences without [...]

iPad SDK Beta2: Safari support

February 24, 2010 // 0 Comments

The  first version of the iPhone SDK (v3.2 beta1) that supported the upcoming iPad was pretty barebones. It had a simulator for the iPad, but that was basically it. It had [...]

Time Trak FirstLook

February 22, 2010 // 0 Comments

A  while back a reader told us about an interesting timepiece which had a minimalist design and used a steel ball as a the time indicator. The reader had only seen it [...]

HeadFirst iPhone Development: Chapter 3

February 19, 2010 // 0 Comments

Today  we signed up for a test account on Twitter so we could test out the code for sending the tweets from the InstaTwit app to Twitter.com. Everything worked like a charm [...]

HeadFirst iPhone Development: Chapter 3

February 10, 2010 // 0 Comments

Memory  management was a hot topic in computer science…20 years ago. The need to understand this area was made less important because most of today’s [...]

iPad Virtual Keyboard

February 1, 2010 // 0 Comments

Apple  supplied a sample for the iPhone 3.2 SDK called “Keyboard accessory.” Its goal is to demonstrate to developers how to use a keyboard accessory view. We [...]

iPad SDK FirstLook

January 29, 2010 // 0 Comments

The Apple iPad was announced with great fanfare a few days ago. While the rest of the world is debating the relative merits of the hardware, we downloaded the iPhone 3.2 [...]

HeadFirst iPhone Development: Chapter 2

January 26, 2010 // 0 Comments

We were off for a couple of days getting ready for our trip out to L.A. so we ddn’t do much with our iPhone studies.  We have landed and are now sitting in a [...]

HeadFirst iPhone Development: Chapter 2

January 21, 2010 // 0 Comments

Today we are going to get the “Tweet it!” button to do something, like talk to Twitter. We are not sure how to do it, but the HeadFirst book will tell us.  [...]

HeadFirst iPhone Development: Chapter 2

January 20, 2010 // 0 Comments

It has been a few days since we posted. The past week went by in a blink because all the craziness with the “special election.” OK… it was not a great [...]
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