New Year’s Resolutions 2013

This year my resolutions are going to be different. Instead of a list of things that I want to accomplish this year, I'm only learning two new things per month. 1 new creative activity per month 1 new physical ac

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2012 - The Year I Took Charge Of My Health and Fitness

I've been professionally programming for the past 5 years and during that time I have neglected my personal health. It's not that I haven't tried to exercise and eat better, I was just not able to get into a consistent r

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How to get Github Enterprise notifications in Mountain Lion's Notification Center

Update: My friend just showed me a Mac App($4.99) called Committed that recently added Github Enterprise support. My solution is still valid if you want a free alternative though. We just started using Github Enterprise

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Quick MKNetworkKit Tip: Setting HostName Issue

I've recently started using MKNetworkKit in one of my iOS projects and ran into an interesting issue. If the hostname is set like this: "test.apple.com/subname1" and not this: "test.apple.com" then the Reachability not

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Update - I'm a Weebly

Many things have happened since I last posted. The reason that I haven't been blogging lately is that I've taken a job in California working for Weebly, a service that allows anyone to easily create a website. So wh

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SlidePad - The iPad app for SlideShare Users

My (former) company, MotionMobs, recently released our latest iPad app, SlidePad. SlidePad is a native iPad App for speakers, educators, and business professionals. It uses the Slideshare.net API to provide presenta

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NotifoObjC - An Objective-C library for the Notifo API

"Notifo is a mobile notifications platform empowering developers to build their own services with a scalable and reliable notifications API. The Notifo API is a simple and affordable way to add notifications to any

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CustomMoviePlayer - A custom movieplayer control for iPad

I've been working on a iPad project lately that needed a custom movieplayer control. I wasn't able to find a complete solution on the interwebs so I decided to create one myself and open source it on GitHub. It is not

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12 Open Source Libraries to Speed Up Your iOS Development

The following libraries have helped me speed up my iOS development by allowing me to add features to apps with minimal effort. ASIHTTPRequest - An easy to use wrapper around CFNetwork API. ShareKit - Drop-in share fe

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iPad - Pull to Refresh for UIScrollView

I had a need to use pull-to-refresh functionality in a UIScrollView for my iPad application. After searching the internet, I was only able to find a pull-to-refresh solution for an iPhone UITableView. However, I was able

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