I’ve been a die hard C programmer for many years. But it wasn’t until Objective-C (and eventually Swift) that I found an Object-Oriented programming that I found acceptable. And the reason was because while they had objects and classes, these weren’t the only ways to have different components interact with each other. I’ve often had […]
Using NotificationCenter has it’s pro’s and con’s. But passing data around can be rather tedious in Swift. Here’s a simple protocol to ease the pain. https://github.com/dannys42/NotificationUserInfoModel
Now that CrashPlan has discontinued it’s personal/family backup service, it’s time to find another solution. It’s 2017 and the internet is ripe with competition in the cloud storage, backup, and sync markets.
If you’re looking to put some distance between your MacBook and your SuperDrive, you may be tempted to use a USB hub. Unfortunately you have to go through a few hoops to do this.
iOS continues to evolve and we’re constantly looking to improve our code while providing rich user experiences. Here’s a few ideas people have had that continue to push the envelope in architectural design patterns.
If you’re looking for PostgreSQL as a service, there’s a few options out there…
Apologies for the few legitimate users on my server, but I had to make a purge due to too many spam users. I’d originally made use of SI CAPTCHA, but it appears that approach is just far too simple for spambots these days. reCAPTCHA is a popular solution as well but also proved ineffective. So […]
In my quest to leave Bluehost as my web hosting provider, I needed a solution for my email. Uncertain as to whether my next provider would satisfy my email needs, I decided to search for email-only providers. Here are some of my findings…
Plus Addressing is a very simple way to have multiple “discardable” email addresses with no-hassle. Basically you add a “+tag” to your username. So for example, if your email address is firstname.lastname@example.org, you can add a “+” then any word you want. This gives you a few options when handing out your email address to online […]
After about 10 years with Bluehost (2007-2017), I finally decided to switch hosting providers. Bluehost has served me decently over all these years. I can’t say I’d been 100% happy with them, but they did server their purpose. However, due to various reasons (performance, quality, service, etc.), I’ve finally decided to switch hosting providers…