Category Reviews

The Dawn of Couch Computing

I haven’t blogged about the iPad until now on purpose; I wanted to let the waters calm down, as January’s announcement was certainly one that left nobody indifferent. The iPad is a disruptive device. Not in the sense of groundbreaking, because there is nothing on the iPad that you couldn’t find in other devices. I […]

WordPress

I am a big WordPress fan. And I do not suffer from the NIH syndrome. So when I had to build a site for my company, the choice of WordPress was a natural one. I’ve been using it for Open Kosmaczewski (my personal blog now) for over 3 years, and I must say that it […]

That Mobile Programming Mess

Let’s be honest. 3 months ago I said that it wasn’t a good time to be an iPhone developer. Today, it looks like being one sucks every day a bit more. This article will dive into the alternatives, horrors, breakpoints, misconceptions, IDEs, sadness, hope, USB cables, and all those different factors that are shaping this […]

Roundup of Swiss Companies Writing Mac Apps

A lot has been said and done about the iPhone, but there’s much more to Cocoa and Objective-C than our beloved pocket device. During a chat session with Stefan Fürst from Media Atelier we put together a quick list of significant Mac applications created in Switzerland (and southern Germany), and indeed the list (in no […]

JAOO iPhone Dev Days 2009 Zürich

Last week’s JAOO iPhone Dev Day was a big success. Featuring Raven Zachary, Alex Cone, Jonas Schnelli, Patrick Bönzli and Patrick Linskey and yours truly, the event gathered many attendees interested in the capabilities of the iPhone for their businesses. This is a small review of the event, organized by the incredible teams of Trifork […]