Vincent Tourraine
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Mars 2017

Death is the Curator: An Interview with Guillermo del Toro

Guillermo del Toro is perhaps best known as a builder of worlds—his films grow from the sketchbooks that he fills with ideas for fantastical creatures and places.

Fincher’s ‘Zodiac’ As Easily One Of The Best Thrillers Of The Millennium So Far

He paints with people, Jake Gyllenhaal said of David Fincher after the two had worked together on Zodiac. “It’s tough to be a color.

Pico Digital Film

The little I do know is that film companies once used different production methods and materials to make and process film. And because of that, the color we see in photos taken with different analog films look very distinct from one other.

Laissez l’iPad être l’iPad

La solution à tous les problèmes, réels et inventés, de l’iPad ? Des fenêtres, bien sûr ! D’accord, d’accord, j’exagère un peu. Mais de fait : certains n’arrivent pas à imaginer que le futur de l’iPad ne passe par un rapprochement fonctionnel avec le Mac.

As a Designer I want better Release Notes

Writing release notes is a contentious issue. There are some companies who simply don’t bother (often with good reason) and some companies who put their heart and soul into creating something truly engaging.

Working Effectively with Legacy Code

I gave a talk to my team at ARM today on Working Effectively with Legacy Code by Michael Feathers. Here are some notes I made in preparation, which are somewhat related to the talk I gave. This may be the most important book a software developer can read.

An iOS Dev’s Experience with React Native

If you’re a developer in the iOS space you’ve probably heard of React Native. The promise is simple and compelling: write once, ship twice. iOS and Android all in one shot.

Why Employees At Apple And Google Are More Productive

Companies like Apple, Netflix, Google, and Dell are 40% more productive than the average company, according to research from the leadership consulting firm Bain & Company.

Working with email URLs on macOS

macOS email clients like Mail and Airmail, the latter being our pick for the best third-party email client on the Mac, support the use of URLs to link to individual messages from other applications.

The Live-Action Birth of ‘Ghost in the Shell’

The title sequence of the 1995 film “Ghost in the Shell” contains one of anime’s most visually arresting birth scenes.

On Comments

When writing code, the biggest enemy is complexity. Maintaining levels of abstraction and allowing the developers who work in our codebases to fluidly move up and down through those concepts is crucial to large software projects.

Reuse

Here's the thing: sharing code is dangerous. Do it sparingly. Let's see some pictures. Purple Service here has some classes or functions that it finds useful, and the team thinks these would be useful elsewhere. Purple team breaks this code out into a library, the peachy circle.

Is the iMessage App Store dying or already dead?

I love the idea of the iMessage App Store. I love Apple’s focus on privacy. I love building on top of an app I use all day everyday. But, for several reasons, I’m afraid the store is dying. Stickers, apps, and store are deeply, excruciatingly buried in iMessage’s confusing UI.