Monthly Archives: February 2012

Essential Mac applications I install on new machines [UPDATED]

From time to time people ask me what applications I use on my mac, or what applications I put my my freshly installed computers. So I decided to write up a page about it. My needs are probably different from …

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ODSEE, IDSync for Windows and Linux

Recently I had to install Oracle (Sun) Directory Enterprise Server 7 and Sun Identity Sync for Windows 6.0 and I had all sort of issues. So I decided to document it so I can look back on it and laugh.. …

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Brisbane sunset sped up

This is another time lapse I did today. This one is of sunset in brisbane, it’s over a 1 hour period with a photo every 5 seconds.

Time compression of the interesting kind

Today I setup my camera (Nikon D7000) on the balcony and configured it to take a photo every 5 seconds. I left it out there taking photos until the battery went flat (it was already 3/4 flat). I got nearly …

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Shattered in a second

It lasted 2 years but today my phone took a dive and landed flat on its back and the result was shattering. Luckily it landed on the back and it was easily replaced. Still heartbreaking to see your phone cracked.

OS X 10.7.3 breaks uploading binaries to the app store

Yesterday I updated to Mac OS X 10.7.3 and everything else ok (apparently I was lucky). I’ve just tried to upload a new binary to the appstore for my app but I keep getting the error: iPhone/iPod Touch: Icon.png: icon …

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Getting debug output without the code bloat in release

Following on from my last post we now have a “Debug” build scheme so we should put it to good use. One of the things I do when I want to visually see whats going on in my apps and I …

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Xcode: Projects, Schemes, Configs, Archives

I have a few friends that develop iPhones and ask me for help every now and then. So I’ve decided to do a post about how I have my Xcode configured. One of the things I really like about my …

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New Website, New App

It’s taken me about 18 months to finally finish the new version of my iPhone app so I figured it was time for another website design. Both this site, and now my app site use wordpress as a CMS/Blog. I was …

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