Announcing Docset Viewer v1.1 for iPad and iPhone

Over the years my blog has transformed from the usual "Wordy geek ranting about first-world problems" content toward more educational and informative posts on what I do for a living: developing awesome iOS applications. I don't usually talk about the actual applications I'm writing though, since most of my work is on other people's apps … Continue reading Announcing Docset Viewer v1.1 for iPad and iPhone

Revenue Canada wants me to buy an iMac 27″

For as long as I've been a developer, there was only ever once when I had a machine that I felt was an adequate development workstation. That was around 2001 when I had a dual-proc 667MHz P3 768MB RAM and three 17" CRT monitors. This baby put out enough heat that my home-office didn't need … Continue reading Revenue Canada wants me to buy an iMac 27″

Filtering great ideas to fit my available time (and budget)

I'm an avid "Idea Man".  I love coming up with new ideas; for iPhone apps, for web apps, and even for real-world inventions.  Most of my ideas only sound great in my head, but when I open my mouth the idea seems to turn sour.  A smaller number of ideas manage to survive the thought-to-word … Continue reading Filtering great ideas to fit my available time (and budget)

In-App purchases allowed for free apps on the App Store

Finally, what we've all been waiting for.   Apple just announced that they're allowing In-App purchases for free apps, and not just paid apps. This means, as an app developer, I can develop a single app for the app store for free, but can allow my users to upgrade to the full paid version without … Continue reading In-App purchases allowed for free apps on the App Store