Seth Godin, Firemen, donuts and meetings Somewhere along the way, meetings changed into events where we wait for someone to take responsibility (while everyone else dives for cover). This rings very true. Sometimes I feel that meetings have no start or end; there’s only the middle. It’s easy to float around there. There’s no finality [...]
Monthly Archives: December 2011
If you want to store some preference information without having to use core data, then all you require is NSUserDefaults. The NSUserDefaults class provides a programmatic interface for interacting with the defaults system. The defaults system allows an application to customize its behavior to match a user’s preferences. For example, you can allow users to [...]
Ever watched a martial arts film before? There’s usually the protagonist who’s armed with the an arsenal of the deadly arts. Who, with their pure skill can take out everyone. And you know what? It usually looks really cool too. But. From what I’ve learned, that’s not the most practical approach. Martial arts is a [...]
Earlier in the year I had an idea for a different type of note taking application. It just didn’t work out at the time. Yet sometimes an idea is best left to sit in the subconscious. Eventually something clicked, the drive to start and finish it was back. Notethread began.
It’s very different, and from my meek foray I’ve come to a few conclusions. My problems stem from trying to apply one domains idioms to another. It just does not work like that. Each is designed completely differently and the development tools have evolved in vastly different directions. The biggest mistake I’ve made has been [...]