Fans of TV’s Seinfeld in the 1990’s will remember an episode where Elaine ponders whether someone is sponge-worthy: JERRY: I thought you said it was imminent. ELAINE: Yeah, it was, but then I just couldn’t decide if he was really sponge-worthy. JERRY: Sponge-worthy? ELAINE: Yeah, Jerry, I have to conserve these sponges. JERRY: But you […]
If you’re debugging on the iPhone and encounter a lot of NSArray objects, you’ll notice that dumping out the contents doesn’t give you too much information. To help remedy this situation, I whipped out a quick-and-dirty ‘helper’ to show a bit more detail. As with the UIView helper all you have to do is include […]
Almost overnight a lot of apps have popped-up for the iPhone and many of them are games. Quite a few of them look like they were developed by hobbyists over a weekend (not that there’s anything wrong with that). But developing a quality, professional game for the iPhone is still a time-consuming and difficult task. […]
The user interface of the iPhone is based on a series of nested UIView objects, arranged in a view-subview/parent-child relationship. When building a complex application with a lot of views, sometimes it’s handy to be able to see exactly what that relationship is. But if you try to print out the value of a UIView […]
Time Machine is great, especially if hooked up to a network storage device like Drobo so you can just have it run in the background. In my case the Drobo is connected to a Mac Mini acting as a network file server (yes, I know it’s not officially supported, but it works fine under Leopard). […]
Sorry if the blog’s style keeps switching around. Problem seems to be with the DB and hosting site. It keeps resetting back to the default WordPress style even if I haven’t posted for a while. Might just have to give up and leave it there. *sigh*
Ad for an institution of higher learning, currently circulating on national news outlet sites.
This message popped into my email inbox today: A few points worth mentioning: The [SPAM] tag was not added to the subject header by any software on my end. As near as I can tell, it was either put there by the spammer’s own email server, or added manually. The particular inbox to which the […]
A fascinating chart showing the origin of most Spam on the Internet.