More love from the GunDudes

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Last week I mentioned how the GunDudes Radio podcast talked about the DR Performance Practice Deck for iOS. In their latest episode, Episode 169 (Oct. 15, 2011) around 58:51 into the podcast they follow-up on the earlier episode. They purchased the Pro Upgrade and… they really like the app. Thank you for the kind words, gentlemen!

on crash reporting

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Crash reporting is an important part of software development. Granted, we developers prefer if our software doesn’t crash or have bugs, but so long as software development is a human endeavor, imperfection will be part of it. The difference is how you respond to and handle such situations. Apple has actually done well at making crashes generate useful reports. Send …

Developer word breaks

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Discovered this via a Tweet from mikeash: Regain a little developer sanity in Lion: Sys Prefs->Language&Text->Text->Word Break->English (US, Computer). (ht @danielpunkass) It’s not just in Lion tho. Seems that’s been around for a while. So what does it do? From Apple’s help: The English (United States, Computer) setting is for programmers who often use combined words, such as “aKey:aValue,” and …

MFMailComposeViewController lacks get accessors

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Argh. Apple’s iOS Application Programming Guide states that well-behaved iOS applications will preserve the state of the application’s user interface. There are many reasons for this, but suffice it to say it’s A Good Thing™. Unfortunately I just hit a snag with this: MFMailComposeViewController. MFMailComposeViewController provides the ability to have in-app support for sending emails. This is handy for creating a …

Buried…but alive

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Apologies for the lack of activity. Things aren’t dead… merely wilted under the unforgiving Texas sun. There will be increased activity. Thank you for your patience.

Better, but still a few bugs

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Texas Department of Public Safety has worked to move more of their Concealed Handgun Licensing administra online. That’s good! I received a letter some months back saying my CHL instructor certification was up for renewal. I went online, filled out the paperwork, paid the fee, sent in the requested documentation. I check the DPS website to see the status of …