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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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How to remove all LDOM configuration from a Solaris box

If you have configured a host with LDOMs and are no longer using them you may have some configuration left in the hypervisor. The easiest way to get rid of this is to do a factory defaults reset of the configuration. …

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How to create a Drupal FAQ system using Taxonomy and Views Module

I’ve been looking for an FAQ system for drupal for awhile, but I can’t find any that I like. There is an FAQ module but it only lets you have one global FAQ area for your site. If you are doing …

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Configure PPPoE on FreeBSD

FreeBSD: How to set up PPPoE Now that broadband is widely available, wouldn’t it be nice to have all your machines at home connected to it. (Note: Some providers disallow LANs as part of their AUP). With this article we’ll …

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Creating a VPN using ssh and ppp on FreeBSD

FreeBSD: Creating a VPN using ssh and ppp Welcome to the 21st century, the time of fast computers, fan cooled graphics cards, point and click packet sniffers, and “I didn’t know what that program did, i just ran it” script …

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