Lessons Learned in Software Development

What I am reading: Here is my list of heuristics and rules of thumb for software development that I have found useful over the years: Development 1. Start small, then extend.…, Lessons Learned in Software Development, http://henrikwarne.com/2015/04/16/lessons-learned-in-software-development/, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Friday Q&A 2014-06-06: Secrets of dispatch_once

What I am reading: Reader Paul Kim pointed out an entry on Michael Tsai’s blog about making dispatch_once fast. While the comment in the dispatch_once source code is fascinating…, Friday Q&A 2014-06-06: Secrets of dispatch_once, https://www.mikeash.com/pyblog/friday-qa-2014-06-06-secrets-of-dispatch_once.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

How to Create a Slide-Out Navigation Panel – Ray Wenderlich

What I am reading: Slide to the right!
Update 10/14/14: This tutorial has now been updated for iOS 8 and Swift; check it out!
This tutorial will show you how to build a slide-out…, How to Create a Slide-Out Navigation Panel – Ray Wenderlich, http://www.raywenderlich.com/32054/how-to-create-a-slide-out-navigation-like-facebook-and-path, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

"The Audrey Test": Or, What Should Every Techie Know About Education?

What I am reading: I want us to set the bar really high when it comes to education technology — both in its development and its implementation. I don’t think it’s too much to ask.…, "The Audrey Test": Or, What Should Every Techie Know About Education?, http://hackeducation.com/2012/03/17/what-every-techie-should-know-about-education, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Why you should take notes by hand — not on a laptop

What I am reading: Walk into a college lecture these days and you’ll see legions of students sitting behind glowing screens, pecking away at keyboards.
Presumably, they’re using…, Why you should take notes by hand — not on a laptop, http://www.vox.com/2014/6/4/5776804/note-taking-by-hand-versus-laptop, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

How Companies and Services Like Facebook Are Shaped by the Programming Languages They Use | MIT Technology Review

What I am reading: When the Japanese computer scientist Yukihiro Matsumoto decided to create Ruby, a programming language that has helped build Twitter, Hulu, and much of the…, How Companies and Services Like Facebook Are Shaped by the Programming Languages They Use | MIT Technology Review, http://www.technologyreview.com/review/536356/toolkits-for-the-mind/, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

iPad and its impact: Five years later

What I am reading: By Rene Ritchie
Five years ago Apple once again revolutionized personal computing — and shipped the iPad.
The iPad was the first tablet that made sense. Some…, iPad and its impact: Five years later, http://www.imore.com/ipad-and-its-impact-five-years-later, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

God Can Help Companies Turn Customers Into Daredevils – NYTimes.com

What I am reading: God is often portrayed as a benevolent father figure, or a protective force. But how about a different image of God: the marketing force?
New research shows…, God Can Help Companies Turn Customers Into Daredevils – NYTimes.com, http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/12/business/media/god-can-help-companies-turn-customers-into-daredevils.html?nytmobile=0, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Core Data from Scratch: Relationships and More Fetching – Tuts+ Code Tutorial

What I am reading: In the previous article, we learned about NSManagedObject and how easy it is to create, read, update, and delete records using Core Data. However, I didn’t…, Core Data from Scratch: Relationships and More Fetching – Tuts+ Code Tutorial, http://code.tutsplus.com/tutorials/core-data-from-scratch-relationships-and-more-fetching–cms-21505, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Iran’s Leaders Fall Into Line Behind Nuclear Accord

What I am reading: TEHRAN — Since the Islamic Revolution in 1979, Iranian hard-liners have been free to take to the streets and object to any form of compromise with the West, and…, Iran’s Leaders Fall Into Line Behind Nuclear Accord, http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/08/world/middleeast/irans-establishment-closes-ranks-in-support-of-nuclear-accord.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,