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A while ago I set out to build my third mobile application. Only this time the client wanted not only an iPhone app, but one for Android too. So that's why I turned to Appcelerator once again, after my failed first attempt. In case you don't know what...

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Okay, this website wasn't slow and will never need to serve 5000 pages per second, but hey, it's possible now! Oh right, and it was fun to play around with a nice caching system. Almost everything on mixedCase.nl needs to come from the database: the...

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This website uses quite some Django packages, like Django-CMS and Zinnia. A lot of effort has been put into integrating everything nicely into the design and templates, like comments, sitemaps, archives, Pygments, Markdown, etc. I understand that for...

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After I decided to create iPhone apps using just the iPhone SDK and the Objective-C language, I've created two iPhone apps that are available in the Dutch App Store. Development for app number three has started today, but no longer will I be using...

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It's been 13 months since the first version of Bolhoed.net went online, complete with a blog. Only 9 months since the brand new design. And now not only got the site yet another design, it even got a new domain name. The problem While I like the iPad...

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Beginning iPhone 3 Development - Exploring the iPhone SDK Dave Mark and Jeff LaMarche Apress My sixth book review, and the second one about iPhone development. The previous book, Head First iPhone Development was a great read, but since it only talked...

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Head First iPhone Development Dan Pilone & Tracey Pilone O'Reilly In a previous blogentry I wrote about some great online resources I found to get started with iPhone development. I read the C and Objective-C introductions, watched the first 12 or so...

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For a pretty long time I wanted to make an iPhone app, ever since the App Store opened really. But, I've never programmed for Mac OS, never done any C or C++ (let alone Objective-C). In fact, I've never created a desktop application, only working on...

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Effective UI: The art of building a great user experience in software Jonathan Anderson, John McRee, Robb Wilson & the EffectiveUI team O'Reilly I bought this book, hoping it would give tips and hints on making effective user interfaces, what works...

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Don't make me think! A common sense approach to web usability (2nd edition) Steve Krug New Riders Buy this book. Okay, maybe that's too short of a review. Steve Krug's book about usability is short (less then 200 pages), quick to read, funny,...

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I've been playing with the Beta release of Django 1.2 (get it here) and I love many of the new improvements. I'd like to list the best and biggest new features, and also some problems I encountered while using it. Smarter if tag I was already using...

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A while ago I wrote that Goldmund, Wyldebeast & Wunderliebe is going start a new usability department. At the moment I am busy writing marketing texts and thinking about a new website for ourself. Last week I also looked for a nice tool for making...

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