Monthly Archives: August 2010

Perl vs Python

EXTERIOR: DAGOBAH–DAY With Yoda strapped to his back, Luke climbs up one of the many thick vines that grow in the swamp until he reaches the Dagobah statistics lab. Panting heavily, he continues his exercises–grepping, installing new packages, logging in

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iPad not firing orientation changes when primary views hidden

Okay, this one was driving me crazy. I have an app that has a UISplitView, and in the left view there is an navigation hierarchy, so at some point controllers will pushed up the view stack. Well, at that point

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Taking a screenshot from the iPad simulator

I just found out about a convenient way of taking screenshots from the iPhone Simulator (which, incidentally, is also an iPad Simulator). Just run your application and when you get to the screen you need to save, press Control +

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Product Management and iPhone

What lessons can you learn from the iPhone, look past the hype and see it for what it is — a number of great case studies wrapped up in a well-designed and potentially revolutionary product. Even if the iPhone launch

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Creating Ad-Hoc Networks on older Macbooks

Creating Ad-Hoc networks on older MacBooks can be a pain. Here’s a nice solution: ~ Open System Profiler and click on Airport in the list. ~ Note your Airport device and vendor ID, something like: en1: Card Type: AirPort Extreme

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