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Dennis Ritchie

October 13, 2011 // 0 Comments

Dennis  Ritchie passed away yesterday. He was nowhere as famous as Steve Jobs, but his influence in the tech world was perhaps even greater. Few people outside of the [...]

iPhone Dev Setup

September 23, 2011 // 0 Comments

In case you have not heard, iPhone and iPad apps are now a billion-dollar business. Many people are making decent livings writing apps for Apple’s smartphones and [...]

iOS Programming

July 22, 2011 // 0 Comments

When  it is too hot to be outside working in the RainyDayGarden, we crank up the AC, stay inside, and brush up on our iOS programming skills. Keeping current with the iOS [...]

Gardening and Software Development

June 1, 2011 // 0 Comments

Gardening  has a lot of similarity with software development. There are a lot of ways to go about it and some of it works better than others. Take planting perennials vs [...]

Thousand Character Reference

May 4, 2011 // 0 Comments

The  idea of using Adobe’s DMP tools to convert a project we did about eight years ago into a reference text for the iPad came to us in a roundabout fashion. It [...]

Adobe DMP Tools: Fast & Furious

May 3, 2011 // 0 Comments

Adobe recently announced that the beta period for their Digital Magazine Publishing tools will end in June. This means that the free tools we used to create the 2010 Gift [...]

Hand-Gesture Apps

April 19, 2011 // 0 Comments

A  few years ago, Jeff Han gave a demo of a low-cost way to create large multi-touch surfaces using the FTIR technique. The talk generated a lot of excitement and a [...]

Spring iPad Issue Approved

April 18, 2011 // 0 Comments

It is Patriot’s Day here in New England. We know that some (many) of you don’t have this day off, but we do. So we are out cheering the runners of the Boston [...]

MFA: Museum Tech

November 15, 2010 // 0 Comments

The MFA will open their new Art of the Americas wing to the public on November 20. RainyDayMagazine got a preview of the new wing last Friday. The building, the galleries, [...]

Adobe CS5: QuickStart

October 27, 2010 // 0 Comments

The  tools for digital publishing have evolved quite a bit over the past thirty years. At the beginning,  PageMaker, Quark Xpress, and  Word were the tools of the [...]
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