Category Archives: conference

WWDC dates announced

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

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How to hire Graham Lee

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

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CocoaHeads Swindon, January and February

The next CocoaHeads Swindon will take place on 4th January, at the Glue Pot in Swindon. Get here at 8 for some NSChitChat with your (well, my) local Mac developer community. There is no February meeting of Swindon CocoaHeads, on … Continue reading

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NSConference videos

Scotty and the gang have been getting the NSConference videos out to the public lately, and now sessions 7-9 are available including my own session on security. The videos are really high quality, I’m impressed by the postproduction that’s gone … Continue reading

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WWDC wind-down

As everyone is getting on their respective planes and flying back to their respective homelands, it’s time to look back on what happened and what the conference means. The event itself was great fun, as ever. Meeting loads of new … Continue reading

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Prepping for WWDC

With the obvious first question being which parties do I go to? See you there?

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On dynamic vs. static polymorphism

An interesting juxtaposition in the ACCU 2009 schedule put my talk on “adopting MVC in Objective-C and Cocoa” next to Peter Sommerlad’s talk on “Design patterns with modern C++”. So the subject matter in each case was fairly similar, but … Continue reading

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Did you miss my NSConference talk?

The annotated presentation slides are now available to download in Keynote ’08 format! Sorry you couldn’t make it, and I hope the slides are a reasonable proxy for the real thing.

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On default keychain settings

After my presentation at NSConference there was a discussion of default settings for the login keychain. I mentioned that I had previously recommended some keychain configuration changes including using a different password than your login password. Default behaviour is that … Continue reading

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NSConference: the aftermath

So, that’s that then, the first ever NSConference is over. But what a conference! Every session was informative, edumacational and above all enjoyable, including the final session where (and I hate to crow about this) the “American” team, who had … Continue reading

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