Worst SVN Error Message Ever

Total props go to Ben Christensen for this little gem that had me slamming my head against the wall. If you’re trying to perform a Subversion checkout and getting some meaningless error such as: svn: To better debug SSH connection problems, remove the -q option from ‘ssh’ in the [tunnels] section of your Subversion configuration […]

Successful Businesses Hire the Right People and Give Them the Freedom to Make the Right Decisions

I read a heart-warming article on Time.com about a Southwest Airlines pilot. He delayed a plane full of passengers by waiting at the gate for a late arriving passenger. Planes that depart late reflect poorly on the airline’s reputation and how customers evaluate them. There were 100+ passengers sitting in the plane and he’s not […]

Why Cross-Platform Products Fail

Alex Payne has written a wonderful article about why cross-platform development environments ultimately fail to deliver what customers really want; a great experience. Alex says: This post is about platforms and doing the right thing by your customers. It’s about the one big thing that I think HipChat and some other great companies are doing […]

Accessibility on iOS

Implementing accessibility in iOS applications. It only takes minutes to make your software usable to an audience with a few changes in Interface Builder.