Check out my latest video on how to manage a large number of application windows on a Mac. This can be specially useful if use a large number of creative applications, such as is common with software development, creating media, etc.
If you’ve chosen to install the Instagram app for Apple Watch, you may run into a connection error periodically. The operation couldn’t be completed (IGFoundationNetworkingErrorDomain error -1011.) This error can easily be rectified by following the steps below. Open the Watch app on your iOS device. Select “My Watch” tab Select “Instagram” Deselect “Show App […]
On our way back from Maui our flight was delayed. Fortunately we were able to switch planes in order to make our layover, however I ended up sitting by myself over the Pacific Ocean while my wife and our son sat together with one of the nicest ladies I’ve met traveling. Little did I know […]
Recently our family made a return trip to Maui. This time we took our 2-year old. We began the long, tedious process of determining how we would fly 4,000 miles and have a car seat available for our rental car when we landed. It appeared there were three options. We would rent a car seat […]
Install proftpd from the Mac OS Terminal: sudo port install proftpd Edit the configuration file. sudo nano -w /opt/local/etc/proftpd.conf Replace the user and group with a secure user and group for your server. # Set the user and group under which the server will run. User username Group staff Uncomment the default root for every […]
Recently I resumed work on one of my iOS applications which I hadn’t built for iOS 6. One thing I found was that my app wasn’t rotating when I reoriented the device. Interestingly, the app works fine when you download it from the App Store to an iOS 6 device, but building it from Xcode […]
I was digging around in Eclipse preferences and happened upon a code folding setting that I had been urning to find. Many times when I’m developing I’d much rather view my code from the top down. In other words I like to view the functions collapsed and then drill into them to make changes.
For several weeks now I’ve been perfecting a new model view controller for my php projects. I find that because MVC is an abstract concept some devs fall victim to the practices MVC actually tries to prevent. That basic concept for which MVC was founded is to keep your model (the data) separate from your view (the […]
One thing you may run across when developing from a Mac or Linux environment is that Windows users won’t be able to view your code and make sense of it. This is because Windows, Mac (Unix) and Linux all handle their file encoding and carriage return line feeds somewhat differently. Figure 1. Code Example Figure 2. […]
I just made it back from vacationing in the Outer Banks, NC. It was AWESOME! Early in our journey we experienced the Intimidator 305 roller coaster at Kings Dominion. I suggest giving it a try if you’re in good physical condition. The g-forces involved in this ride can cause temporary black outs. Before riding it […]