|iPhone Apps that You Actually Use
||Drew McCormack: "If you are like me, your iPhone home screen is full to the brim with apps, but you probably only use a handful regularly. There are lots of 'cool' apps for the iPhone, but I find myself opening these apps once, admiring the craftmanship, and then forgetting all about them..."
|NSViewController, the New C in MVC - Pt. 1 of 3
||Katie: "Applications like iTunes and iPhoto have established a single window interface as the de-facto standard for modern Mac UI design. This design is great for end users, who no longer have to switch between several windows to be productive with their software. For developers, on the other hand, this design poses several challenges in terms of interaction design and software architecture..."
|Using Amazon S3 from Perl
||Abel Lin: "Data management is a critical and challenging aspect for any online resource. With exponentially growing data sizes and popularity of rich media, even small online resources must effectively manage and distribute a significant amount of data. Moreover, the peace of mind associated with an additional offsite data storage resource is invaluable to everyone involved..."
|Core Animation First Steps
||Arguably the most important change in Leopard was not a user feature, but a developer one: Core Animation. Over the coming years, the way applications look and react to user interaction will change dramatically, and that will be largely due to the ease with which interfaces can be animated with Core Animation. Sure, there will also be overt eye candy, but there will also be lots of more subtle changes to application interfaces that truly benefit the user, giving useful feedback.
||This is a test post to get this done
|A set of scripts to auto-trim the start/end of podcasts
||"...write some scripts to automatically trim these portions of the podcasts using the iTunes 'Start time' and 'Stop time' settings for each song. When these are set, and the songs are synced to your iPod, that iPod will honor these trimmed times, without having to create a new song."