Yearly Archives: 2011

Emacs Org-Mode

By | December 6, 2011

As a vi and vim user I had never come across emacs org-mode until yesterday.  I’ve spent the last couple days fitting it into my project and task workflow and must say that I am really impressed.  Traditionally whenever I have tried to use project management or task tracking software it would always get in… Read More »

Resting and Working

By | December 6, 2011

People who write software are using their creativity to solve problems.  I compare it to writing using a very precise language and grammar to express a story to the user.  I came across this video over at the 99%.  In it Tony Schwartz, author of “The Way We’re Working Isn’t Working“, relates athletic performance to… Read More »

UITextField Format For Currency Revisited

By | December 2, 2011

Since my first post on formatting a UITextField with proper currency symbols and separators I think I have learned a lot more about objective-c and more importantly the UI components provided by Apple.  In this article I will revisit how to format a UITextField with the correct currency symbol and grouping separators. The original goal… Read More »

Hello World Version 2.0

By | November 28, 2011

What a crazy year.  So the blog kind of fell off as work got really busy along with life.  Now that I have gotten life back to a normal pace I plan to resume writing both the blog and some new iPhone apps.  I have a few ideas kicking around and will be working on… Read More »