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Author Archives: Graham Lee
It came to my attention this week that people are finding me via Google, which (unsurprisingly) links to here. I’ve been blogging for a couple of years at Secure Mac Programming, and I’m on twitter as @iwasleeg. I’m +Graham Lee … Continue reading
All Mac and iPhone OS developers must by now be familiar with LLVM, the Low-Level Virtual Machine compiler that Apple has backed in preference to GCC (presumably at least partially because because GCC 4.5 is now a GPLv3 project, in … Continue reading
The entire of Twitter has imploded after noticing that Apple has announced the dates for WWDC, this year June 7-11. That’s too short notice for me to go, and having only recently started working again after a few months concentrating … Continue reading
A number of times, I’ve chased myself down rat holes in iPhone projects because I’ve created a design or implementation that assumes UITableView and NSTableView are similar objects. They aren’t. The main problem I come across is related to how … Continue reading
Well, I’ve performed my final author’s review, and Professional Cocoa Application Security is all with the printers. This post is about my experiences writing the book, not the book material itself. My original motivation for writing PCAS was that it … Continue reading
There are few people who can say that when it comes to Cocoa application security, they wrote the book. In fact, I can think of only one: me. I’ve just put the final draft together for Professional Cocoa Application Security … Continue reading
TidBITS unwittingly hits the nail on the head while talking about iPad OS multitasking (emphasis added): It’s easy to imagine wanting to use an iPad to read text in Mobile Safari, copy some text to a Pages document, and send … Continue reading
I was sent a review copy of Core Data: Apple’s API for Persisting Data on Mac OS X by Marcus Zarra. The problem is that I already own a copy. So I held a Core Data Haiku competition on Twitter; … Continue reading
It took longer than I expected to follow up my previous article on unit testing and Core Data, but here it is. Note that the pattern presented last time, Remove the Core Data Dependence, is by far my preferred option. … Continue reading