Tag Archives: Development

When it rains it pours!

So I’d been looking for my next opportunity for a while, being quite picky about the opportunities I pursued. I found several very interesting opportunities, and one in NY (which has numerous posts on iphone/cocoa dev lists) that seemed really … Continue reading

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OOP != classes, but may == DOD

Object-oriented programming (OOP) is a programming paradigm that uses “objects” – data structures consisting of datafields and methods together with their interactions. I was reading an interesting article today about a design methodology that I’ve been practicing since 1982, “Data … Continue reading

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The Bank is available on iTunes!

Our latest title is available on iTunes. It took one week to get it approved, and that included the entire time iTunesConnect was closed down! Anyway, here’s the info on the game: Story: The economic recession of 2008 was not … Continue reading

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How to background load and cache UIImageViews images

It’s often the case that the apps I am working on are required to download quite a couple, or even a few dozen, images and display them in a UIImageView. In looking online I found a few different methods of … Continue reading

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App Store Icon vs iPhone Icon

I just had my first title submission rejection from the App Store. The reason given? The small bundle icon does not match your large icon. OK, so at first I was pretty irate, they both contain the same elements and … Continue reading

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Snow Leopard Breaks All 3rd Party Apps by Removing Creator Codes!

Begin RANT OK, so the title is a little sensational … but this decision is going to cost me money, so I am understandably upset. It’s also a decision that seems to have no merit, and if rumor is correct … Continue reading

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Using Handles to Improve Memory Use

Memory Is Not Free! While newer desktop machines are able to use hardware and/or Virtual Memory (VM) to somewhat take care of memory fragmentation, it is not always effective. While it differs with architecture and OS, VM is limited to … Continue reading

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