Power Tools Archive

Tools of the Trade: Jumpcut – the essential cut and paste utility for mac

Throughout my years as a programmer I have used a variety of different operating systems, GUIs, utilities and so on. When I come across applications or procedures that makes my life as a developer (or computer user) easier, it’s nice to share them with peers and even debate their usefulness …

Continue reading...

Nifty Oracle List Aggregation Utility

I recently stumbled upon a nifty undocumented Oracle utility function that I thought others may also find useful. The daycare my son goes to has an Oracle database for tracking kids’ various daily activities, one of which is about learning. The raw data looks something like the following in a …

Continue reading...

iPad Development 101 – viewWillAppear… gotcha!

Every so often when your programming with in various different languages you will come across what’s known as a “gotcha!”. These are the subtleties and sometimes undocumented (or hard to find) tricks to getting your code fully functional or working around a bug. These tricks can be differences in hardware/software, …

Continue reading...

Debugging PHP the print_r way

It’s bug crunching season and it’s time to break out that debugger. Today’s weapon of choice: mum’s old-fashioned print statements.

Continue reading...

iPad Development 101 – Orientation

Thanks to the introduction of orientation-aware computing devices, designers and developers must now come up with orientation-compatible layouts and implementations. In some cases, switching the orientation will simply modify the layout of the application elements; other times the user experience or application layout could be completely different for each device orientation. Users of orientation-capable devices expect applications to respond to orientation changes, and often rely on them to provide improved/alternative usability options. In this tutorial we will explore the iPad’s orientation capabilities and look into a few methods for orientation implementation.

Continue reading...

Next Page »
« Previous Page

The crew behind ASOT

We're a team of interactive, software, and business intelligence experts skilled in the design, construction, and management of online enterprise systems.

Visit The Jonah Group site

Get in touch with us