I have been trying out JetBrains’ AppCode which meant working in an Apple development environment for a time. I took the opportunity to implement my simple calculator app in iOS native code.
Objective C is a distinctive language with a mixed reputation, but I enjoy coding with it. I used Automatic Reference Counting (ARC),
…continue reading Quick thoughts on Xcode and Objective C versus Microsoft’s tools
I am sure all readers of this blog will know by now that Delphi XE2 (and RAD Studio XE2) has been released, and that to the astonishment of Delphi-watchers it supports not only 64-bit compilation on Windows, but also cross-platform apps for Windows, Mac OS X and even iOS for iPhone and iPad (with Android
…continue reading Delphi XE2 FireMonkey for Windows, Mac, iOS: great idea, but is it usable?
I am doing some work on a Mac at the moment. On Windows I store passwords in PasswordSafe, an open source utility that works well, so I wondered if I could access my PasswordSafe database from the Mac.
I could have run the Windows version in Parallels, which I have just installed, but I
…continue reading Building PasswordSafe for the Mac: Lion development hassles