UX != NULL && UI != UX && UX > UI

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I stumbled upon a great explanation of UX (user experience) vs UI (user interface)   It was Tweeted by Jennifer Aldrich of userexperiencerocks.com. I retweeted, she thanked me, and I responded by saying: @jma245 You’re welcome. Great explanation that UX != NULL && UI != UX && UX > UI. For those not fluent in geek, I’ll translate. People tend to understand the notion …

Property List vs. JSON vs. YAML

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As a software developer, there’s often times I have to have files to store data, share data, or to help configure an application. The last case is a common one, because sometimes it’s easier to create a file that holds various settings, then a simple change in the data file is all you have to do to get some new …

Exploring new tools

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As I embark on developing a new app, I’m looking at what I can do to improve my process. First, while I appreciated learning ruby, I think for scripting I’m going to go back to Python. Ruby has some neat things about it for sure, but dealing with gems and dependencies is killing me. I haven’t used Python in a …

PanemQuotidianum 1.0 is now available

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December 13, 2013 (Austin, Texas) – Hsoi Enterprises LLC announces the release of PanemQuotidianum 1.0 – an iOS (iPhone/iPad) app bringing you Daily Bread for your Daily Life. PanemQuotidianum is “daily bread” for your Catholic life. Every day you can wake up (or go to sleep) with a bite of spiritual bread to nourish your soul. It’s light and simple, …

kwikkEmail 1.0.3 – iOS 7 support

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kwikkEmail has been updated to version 1.0.3, and submitted to Apple. As of this writing, the update isn’t yet live in the App Store, but it should be within the next few days. What’s new in 1.0.3? Native iOS 7 look and feel. Minimum OS version is iOS 7. Users of prior OS versions should be able to continue to download …

New look

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Hsoi Enterprises has a new logo, new website look. Thank you to Ross McCord @ TENTAKL for the artwork. There’s a story behind the logo. I’ll tell it some day.