Tips



On - The New jQuery Event Handler
April 2013 // tips
jQuery has a new method of wiring up events. It's called 'on'. It's actuall...
 
Setup A GoDaddy SSL Certificate on Heroku
January 2013 // tips
Background I'm using AppHarbor to host an ASP.NET site I built a few years ago. This year I s...
 
Remote Connections with VS2010
July 2012 // tips
From time to time, I find myself needing to connect to a debugging VS website from another mach...
 
Getting an iPhone UDID from Mobile Safari
May 2012 // tips
Getting your app into beta tester's hands is a pain. Even with new services like Test F...
 
Migrating an LLBLGen Project from 2.X to 3.X
October 2011 // tips
Migrating a project from V2 to V3 LLBLGen project was a huge pain. Since I work in 30+ projects tha...
 
Native Regex vs. UIWebView Regex
October 2011 // tips
My latest project has me doing A LOT of string manipulation which is a huge pain in objective-c. T...
 
Core Data Migrations and Cave Monsters
September 2011 // tips
Migrating the core data schema on an iOS app is like a monster in a cave. When I walk by, the mons...
 
Photoshop Scripting - User Interface
September 2011 // tips
I've been really digging into using JavaScript with Photoshop in the last few months. Today I ...
 
Reading and Writing Text Files from Photoshop Scripts
September 2011 // tips
My latest posted discussed showing a UI that had textareas, buttons, and more so users could i...
 
Core Data - Simplified
May 2011 // tips
Every time I make an iOS app, I shy away from Core Data and end up storing data in a plist or sq...
 
Reporting JavaScript Errors
March 2011 // tips
Two days ago, Maria hits me with the old "Your website doesn't work on my computer" s...
 
Automating Photoshop with JavaScript (Advanced)
March 2011 // tips
I've been working to automate Photoshop quite a bit lately. In September I wrote Automate Pho...
 
Automating Photoshop With C#
January 2011 // tips
I recently dumped PhotoImpact and took the Photoshop learning curve plung... special thanks to the ...
 
Outside Connections With Cassini (VS2010)
December 2010 // tips
Cassini is the little baby version of IIS that is built into Visual Studio. It makes debugging won...
 
Grayscale to Transparency with Photoshop
December 2010 // tips
Five years ago, David Chess wrote a blog post that blew my December 13, 2010 mind. It is titled: ...
 
Objective-C String Formatting
December 2010 // tips
String formatting isn't especially a strength in Objective-C. Actually, it's just plain bar...
 
Passing Variables to JavaScript Includes
October 2010 // tips
Why You Want It Let's say a client wants to list your iphone apps on their webpage. Ye...
 
Automating Photoshop with JavaScript
September 2010 // tips
Who's ready to have their mind blown? I wasn't, so when I saw Adobe's Photoshop A...
 
Sending & Receiving Email in CSharp
August 2010 // tips
When I develop in C#, there are a lot of seemingly simple tasks that are incredibly hard to figure ...
 
Anonymous Types in Ruby
August 2010 // tips
Anonymous Types in C# Anonymous types are new in C# 3.5 and while they are easily abused, ...
 
Connecting to SQL Express Remotely
August 2010 // tips
Setting up remote connections for SQL Express is brutal. Especially for a dope like me. But I ...
 
Rounded Corners With CSS
June 2010 // tips
The Old Way Apparently I've been doing rounded corners like a three-year-old from 1993. L...
 
Tiny Troops iPhone Game
February 2012 // projects
At MTM we spend our Fridays working on creative projects that plunge us into new technologies. I...
 
Recipes for Life
December 2004 // projects
Recipes for Life is a website for a college girl's bible study where they spend part of the t...
 
Sign Up Sheet for iPad
September 2011 // projects
See Sign Up Sheet in the iPad App Store At MTM , we needed a good way to sign people up for in...
 
Kindle Notes & Apps
July 2011 // projects
When I got my Kindle, I immediately signed up to be a Kindle developer but wasn't accepted. Si...
 
Love Tap iPhone app
October 2009 // projects
See Love Tap in the iPhone App Store Discover your love compatibility with someone in a tap! ...
 
Whack a Champ iPhone Game
December 2011 // projects
For Christmas I made my nephews a game featuring them and our whole family. We all call my dad ...
 
MemorEYES for iPhone
June 2010 // projects
See MemorEYES in the App Store MemorEYES is an app I developed for an eye doctor. While you pla...
 
Memory Card iPhone Game
May 2010 // projects
My wife's sister has 4 kids that really enjoy iPhone games. Just for fun, we decided to make a...
 
Pocket Tap iPhone Game
March 2010 // projects
Play while your phone is IN YOUR POCKET! See Pocket Tap in the iPhone App Store No one will ...
 
Boss of Toss iPhone Game
September 2009 // projects
Rejected from the App Store! :) Boss of Toss is the latest, greatest new form of iPhone competit...
 
The Evolution of (My) Code
March 2012 // ideas
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Laser Tag!!! iPhone Game
January 2012 // projects
See Laser Tag in the iPhone App Store Play Laser Tag using your iPhone as the gun! HOW IT WOR...
 
Pocket Potato iPhone Game
March 2010 // projects
Play while your phone is IN YOUR POCKET! See Pocket Potato in the iPhone App Store Pocket Po...
 
Superbowl Party Game iPad App
January 2013 // projects
Three years ago, I built a website for a Superbowl watch party at my house. We invited about a doze...
 
Weather Dashboard for iPad
April 2010 // projects
Weather Dashboard tells you the weather exactly how you want it... by comparing yesterday to today....
 
Today's Weather for iPhone
December 2009 // projects
See Today's Weather in the iPhone App Store When you look at the weather forecast, what are...
 
Weather Nerd for iPhone and iPad
January 2015 // projects
My Goal I needed to touch up on iOS dev, so over the last year I've spent s...
 
OKDate - Dates for Objective-C
January 2013 // projects
OKDate is an open source date library I just released for objective-c. If you've ever worked...
 
Lenstoss Contact Lens iPhone App
July 2011 // projects
See Lenstoss in the App Store Lenstoss is another app I developed for an eye doctor. It reminds...
 
GeeVee - Google Voice iPhone App
August 2009 // projects
Rejected from the App Store! :) GeeVee Phone Lite is the fastest, easiest way to place a call ...
 
Memorize Anything for iPhone & iPad
July 2011 // projects
UPDATE (3/21/2012): Having issues with crashing? Version 1.3 released today & fixes crashes on...
 
Fantasy Footbal Draft Board for iPad
September 2010 // projects
I've been through enough Fantasy Football drafts to know how painful the drafting process is. ...
 
Understanding Generations Video
March 2010 // projects
Understanding Generations is a video I made for MTM . The video is part of a much longer presenta...