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Mars 2017

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

Louie Mantia, Jr. 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

It’s a mix of organization, priorities, trust, and leadership. 4 minute ReadCompanies 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

This article is also available in Chinese. 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.

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 not only is the iMessage App Store dying —I’m afraid it might already be dead.

Being Careful About Your Time

Last week was the busiest I can recall being in a long time. Normally, in a busy week, by Friday, my brain is mush. But last week, it was basically in such a state at the end of each individual day. Looking at my calendar, it’s easy to see why. A sea of meetings.

Slopes Diaries #19: App Store Review Replies

Slopes Diaries is my ongoing journey to turn my indie app into a more sustainable part of my business. First time reading? Catch up on the journey so far. What is Slopes? Think Nike+, Runkeeper, Strava, MapMyRun, etc for skiers and snowboarders.

iOS Continous integration: Xcode Server, Jenkins, Travis and fastlane

Twice in the last year my team was looking at the tremendous task of choosing and sticking with a continuous integration(from now on CI) server to meet our needs.