Amazon Prime Instant Video on Your TiVo – Or Not.

Good thing I read this first before diving in head-first. Amazon Instant Video on Your TiVo At this time, Prime instant videos are only available for streaming and cannot be viewed on a TiVo box.   OK… so that said, I still think that Amazon Prime is a great service from the shipping perspective, but …

Xcode 4 Tip from iOS Developer Tips: Related Files List [@iosdevtips, #iosdev]

Good tip from iOS Developer Tips for using the “Related Files” button in the upper left corner of your code window (right next to the Back/Forward navigation buttons): Xcode 4 : Related Files List With Xcode 4 you can quickly access an assortment of files related to your project through the Related Files option in …

iOS 5 now cleaning out Caches and tmp directories – could pose a real problem for app developers [#iosdev, #iOS5, @marcoarment]

This sounds like it could really be a problem for developers who store anything but truly temporary data in the Caches or tmp directory… Cleaning… – Marco.org Every iOS app has its own “home” directory where it can store files. Every file and directory that an app puts there, except anything in a Caches or …

Nice rundown on creating Xcode 4 Code Snippets – Speed of Light

Nice rundown on Xcode 4 Code Snippets: Xcode 4 Code Snippets – Speed of Light Xcode 4 Code Snippets   ? Perhaps my favourite feature of Xcode 4 is the Code Snippets feature. It allows you to use common bits quickly in your code, instead of requiring you retype them over and over again.

iOS Tutorial from @iosdevtips: Simple Menus and Messages with UIActionSheet (#iosdev)

Nice little introductory tutorial for using UIActionSheets in iOS. Simple Menus and Messages with UIActionSheet If you need to create a quick menu or present a user with a short message, you may want to consider a UIActionSheet as an option. This control will slide up from the bottom of the screen, and offers a …

Google introduces Dart: “a language for structured web programming”

Google introduces Dart: “a language for structured web programming”  Dart: a language for structured web programming – The official Google Code blog Today we are introducing an early preview of Dart, a class-based optionally typed programming language for building web applications. Dart’s design goals are: Create a structured yet flexible language for web programming. Make …

Xcode Tip: Command-E [#iosdev #xcode]

For the longest time, to perform a search in Xcode I would take a standard, yet uninformed, approach by selecting a desired region in my code, copy it to the clipboard with Command-C and then perform a Command-Shift-F to find all instances of the search in my project. Cool. Then after a while I actually …