Tag Archives: Lessons Learned

Look Back, Look Ahead: New Year Observations

Goodbye ’13, Hello ’14! This is the time of year where we all take stock of the year just ended, and think about what the coming year may hold. This is that post for me, a personal reckoning of sorts.

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Later Never Comes

What is the cost of expedience? Answer: Technical debt. How often have you had to solve a problem quickly, knowing that your solution was correct (i.e. it works), but not really how you’d have liked to do it? Sometimes the real world demands such tactics, and we think “We’ll fix it later.” But later never … Continue reading →

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Pro Tip: Data Types Matter

I made a stupid mistake recently, which cost me more than a few hours of time to figure out. But I learned a couple things: Xcode will let you dig as deep a hole as you like, despite its “assistance”, and no amount of experience is a substitute for taking your time, especially when writing … Continue reading →

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Indie Insights

This has been quite a year for me as an “indie” iOS developer, and I thought a recap of what I learned, what I did, and what I hope to do in 2012 was in order. My intention for this blog is to keep it technical, most of the time, focused on development. But when … Continue reading →

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