Tag: Development

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 […]

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.

Using TextEdit to Modify /etc/hosts File

You can’t just open up your editor of choice to modify the /etc/hosts file on your Mac. You can open the file without any problem, you just can’t save it. To do this you must have super user privileges. Just being an Administrator isn’t enough. Fortunately, there’s a way to temporarily get super user privileges […]