Category Open Source

Our Open Source Projects

A quick reminder of our most popular open source projects on Github: bluewoki Cortito CoreTextWrapper dotfiles eBook-Template iPhoneWebServicesClient nib2objc Senbei Teaching Editor Feel free to fork and enjoy!

Introducing the Teaching Editor

We are very happy to introduce our latest open source project: the Teaching Editor. This project provides an online editor that automatically reloads the contents of an iPhone-sized frame. It also provides students with a read-only mode, allowing them to follow in real time whatever code is written in the screen of the teacher, and [...]

bluewoki 2.0 Hits the App Store!

Version 2.0 of our flagship application bluewoki has been approved (in less than half a day!) and is already available at the App Store! If you haven’t heard of it yet, bluewoki is a peer to peer walkie-talkie for iPhone and iPod touch (it also works on the iPad, of course, but with the iPhone [...]

Useful 3rd Party Extensions to CoreTextWrapper

Our CoreTextWrapper project in Github is certainly popular! Many developers have told us that they find it easier to approach Core Text using it, providing an easy learning path, showing the key concepts with an easy-to-use example. Some developers have gone the extra mile, though: we have kindly received two enhancements for the project! Jared [...]

Smart Pointers in Objective-C++

One of the coolest features of C++ are templates, of which I’ve been drooling in the past. One of the most useful things that templates have brought to C++ are smart pointers, which simplify memory management tremendously; they combine the capacity of C++ to instantiate objects in the stack, the flexibility of heap allocation, and [...]

A nicer cortito, courtesy of Zerofee

Those who follow me on Twitter are certainly aware of my endless sequence of shared links, some of them shortened using the akos.ma domain, itself powered by cortito, one of my most popular open source projects. Well, Ela and Paul of Zerofee asked me to give them a hand to install an instance of cortito [...]

More nib2objc fun

There are many things that I wanted to do with nib2objc since day one, but of course sometimes you just don’t have the time to implement them all. But here go two new additions to the project, that will make nib2objc even simpler and more fun to use: a Mac application and a Mac OS [...]

nib2objc updated

I’ve just committed version 1.2 of nib2objc to Github with the following enhancements: Compatibility with Xcode 3.2.3 and the latest iPhone SDKs; In debug mode, the tool generates stub comments for properties not currently recognized; Provides much nicer variable names; instead of “view24″ you get “button53″ or “tableview34″; those names are also used in the [...]

Senbei, a Fat Free CRM iPhone Client

I’m a happy user of Fat Free CRM by Michael Dvorkin. I’ve been using it since the start of akosma software to keep track of my projects, clients, prospects and even as a simple to-do list. It helps me as a “corporate memory”, tracking every interaction I have with my clients and partners (phone calls, [...]

bluewoki on ITWire.com

Walkie-talkie program hits App Store Article by Stephen Withers published on ITWire.com.