Is There a More Misused Stack Overflow Tag than Xcode?

June 8th, 2018

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I tend to focus on Stack Overflow tags in the Apple ecosystem so there may be other tags that are misused. But for Apple developers the Xcode tag is misused constantly. If you go to the Stack Overflow tag for Xcode page, you will see the following explanation for the Xcode tag at the top […]


Is There a More Misused Stack Overflow Tag than Xcode?

June 8th, 2018

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I tend to focus on Stack Overflow tags in the Apple ecosystem so there may be other tags that are misused. But for Apple developers the Xcode tag is misused constantly. If you go to the Stack Overflow tag for Xcode page, you will see the following explanation for the Xcode tag at the top […]


A Note About Swift for Job Recruiters

October 16th, 2017

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Apple first showed the Swift language to developers in June 2014. At the time I am writing this, that means Swift has been out for a little over three years. That means no developer can have more than three years of Swift experience. You can’t require 5+ years of Swift experience in your job description […]


Xcode Ebook Now Free

May 28th, 2013

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The electronic version of Xcode Tools Sensei is now free to download. Why am I doing this? WWDC is coming soon, which most likely means Apple will be showcasing a new version of Xcode to the people at the conference. With my eye surgery reducing my computer time, I’m not sure when I would be […]


Site Redesign

May 15th, 2013

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I rebuilt my site using the Twitter Bootstrap framework. Code listings should be easier to read now, and the site should be easier to read on tablets and smartphones. The downside is that the blog currently does not match the new look of the rest of the site. I had a WordPress theme that came […]


Detached Retina

February 3rd, 2013

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I have a detached retina in my right eye. I’m having surgery for it this week. The surgery will reduce my computer time for the next several weeks, which means it will take longer than normal for me to reply to emails, approve blog comments from first-time commenters, and reply to blog comments. I will […]


Great Job Opportunity for Mac and iOS Developers

August 9th, 2012

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I found the following job listing on Yahoo’s mac-dev-jobs list: We are developing developing a software for iPad to make IOS apps withoutcoding! So no coding necessary. It is drag-and-drop so you drag in behaviors andit does the rest for you. As of now we are just making an iPad version, but wereally want to […]


Xcode 4 Print Book Now Available

November 23rd, 2011

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I am happy to announce that the print version of Xcode Tools Sensei is available. Go to the book’s site to buy it. The print version of the book will also be available on Amazon soon. I submitted the book to Amazon last night and was told it would take 5-7 business days for it to appear […]


Xcode Book Updated for Xcode 4.2

November 1st, 2011

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The electronic version of Xcode Tools Sensei has been updated for Xcode 4.2. Go to the book’s site to buy it. You can also read the table of contents, introduction, and a sample chapter at the book’s site. You may be wondering when the print version will be available. The release of the print book is weeks […]


Xcode 4 Book Available (Electronic Version)

October 10th, 2011

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I am happy to announce that a new electronic version of Xcode Tools Sensei is now available. Go to the book’s site to buy it. You can also read the table of contents, introduction, and a sample chapter at the book’s site. The current version of the book covers Xcode 4.1. I will update the […]