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Monthly Archives: June 2008
Never-Asked Questions :-) In Code Complete 2 §6.5, Steve McConnell presents a list of class-related design issues that "vary significantly depending on the language". So why don’t we look at them for Objective-C? Especially as I can’t find anyone else … Continue reading
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WWDC day crosspost
WWDC summary on SophosLabs blog, written by yours truly. I wonder how many Sophos readers (I should probably avoid the term sophist, shouldn’t I?) have an interest in Mac and iPhone stuff (and subequently how many comment via the e-mail … Continue reading
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Local KDC on Leopard
via Nigel Kersten, a great description of the operation of Leopard’s built-in local KDC. I think the most exciting thing about the local KDC is the Bonjour support; could we see simple cross-system trust in the near future? Could there … Continue reading
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WWDC day 00000000000000000000000000000101
Technically day five isn’t over yet, but with just one session and a taxi ride remaining I doubt I’m going to get anything prematurely wrong here. In fact, I’m no longer entirely sure that I’ll remain awake through the rest … Continue reading
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WWDC day four
Not so many sessions attended today – partly because I’ve reached the limit of what the human physiology can achieve on a diet of coffee and doughnuts. But also due to ducking out of sessions to meet with ex-NeXT guys, … Continue reading
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WWDC: afp548 Venn competition
I, with some help from Ken and the guys, did a better job.
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WWDC day three
Today was not quite a full day, so I managed to spend about an hour or so milling around Yerba Buena park, doing a little gift shopping and generally existing outside of the Mascarpone centre. Also put in another update … Continue reading
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None of Perl, Cocoa or some weird XML toolkit came up with the “simple things simple, complex things possible” quote.
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WWDC day 2
Tuesday is typically associated with “starting to learn stuff” at WWDC, and today was definitely spent learning stuff. Learning, for instance, that doughnuts are considered adequate breakfast material, or that if you are prepared to pay the tiny wi-fi fee … Continue reading
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ObjC FAQ update
Added a question about the ObjC 2.0 garbage collector. Sorry it’s been so long in coming! I’ll try and add a few more ObjC 2.0 questions over the coming days.
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