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Manipulating dates, times and timezones in Swift

I’ve recently created a small Swift library that helps manipulate dates and times in Swift. The ideas behind DateTimeKit are quite heavily influenced by the JodaTimeRead More

Migrating iOS App Through Multiple Environments

One of the challenges of any development project (iOS or otherwise) is maintaining a single code-base, yet still being able to create a build that canRead More

Tracking Spam Origination Using qmail and vpopmail

Many sites want you to register a “free” userid just to do the most mundane thing (such as downloading a file, viewing a picture, etc). WhileRead More

Xcode4 Folder Structure

To me, the default Xcode folder layout looks like a lunatic developer has just vomited a hundred files into a single folder. This post describes theRead More

XcodeExplorer – Monitor Xcode4 internals

XcodeExplorer XcodeExplorer is a quick and dirty Xcode4 plugin that allows you to watch and filter the various NSNotification events that are triggered as you useRead More

Common Xcode4 Plugin Techniques

Common Xcode4 Plugin Techniques This tutorial explores the next steps for writing your own Xcode4 plugin. An earlier article describes how to create a project thatRead More

Creating an Xcode4 Plugin

Creating an Xcode4 Plugin This tutorial describes the steps to create a very simple Xcode4 plugin project. Note that there is no formal support for XcodeRead More

ZBar bar code / QR code reader – Android

This post describes the approach that I used to NDK compile the Zbar bar code / QR code source code into a native Android library. PreparingRead More

Cloning third-party git repositories in Xcode4

Ever been confused about how to effectively compile and link third-party libraries that you may have cloned from github, bitbucket, et al? This post post describesRead More

Creating a library to be shared between iOS and Mac OS X

One of the projects I am working on at the moment could possibly be deployed to the iPhone, iPad and Mac OS X. There is quiteRead More

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