Monthly Archives: July 2008

Cocoa#, Mono and Me

My great application: Yeah, OK, not so great. But this Inverse Hoffman is the result of a couple of hours hacking in Mono, with Cocoa#. My app’s largely based on the Stupid Word Counter tutorial, though it’s a from-scratch implementation … Continue reading

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For a long time, I deliberately avoided microblogs like twitter. I thought that they were simply an acknowledgement that people want to be published more than they want to have something to say. However, it would be rude of me … Continue reading

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Common sense writ large

Looking at the bottom of Apple’s Q3 results, as indeed with any similar publication from a US publicly-traded company, we see the following text. This press release contains forward-looking statements including without limitation those about the Company‚Äôs estimated revenue and … Continue reading

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Designing a secure Cocoa application

That’s the title of next month’s CocoaHeads Swindon, and I’ll be leading the presentation/discussion. So if you want to learn a little about how to ensuring your Cocoa app doesn’t give away the keys to the kingdom, or have some … Continue reading

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Ah, the sweet sound of my own voice

The title is a linky to the press release regarding the edition of Sophos Podcasts I recorded with Carole, and which has now (clearly) gone live. In it we mainly talk about the data theft and Macs technical paper I’ve … Continue reading

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CocoaHeads Swindon

Just got back from the first meeting of Swindon CocoaHeads, featuring a bunch of people who live nowhere near Swindon, some good beer and the occasional discussion of Cocoa. Special mention to Scott who came all the way from sunny … Continue reading

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