Creating A Projects Overview In Jira

I’ve had this configured in my team’s Jira instance for a while now. But when I overheard the CIO of the company I work for talking to my manager about finding a ‘nice piece of software’ that would give us...

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Blogging With Git And Markdown

This is my first blog post in nearly 6 months. I haven’t blogged in a while because it got increasingly difficult to do with my Wordpress setup; I won’t go too far into why, it just wasn’t working for me...

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New App Waiting For Review

I put together a simple ping utility app for testing 2 components of a larger app I've been working on. Once it was made, I decided it would be a cool free app to put on the App Store, did...

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Phpprivatebeta Pushed To Github

A couple of months ago I threw together a very quick Private Beta script written in PHP so I could host an app I was working on and get some users into it without letting the whole of the internet...

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Zombies Helping You Not Send Messages To Deallocated Objects

I've just discovered that Zombies have an amazing innate ability to tell when you're messaging deallocated objects...

Enable Zombie Objects in XCode:

[Product] -> [Edit Scheme] -> [Run] -> [Diagnostics] -> [Objective-C] -> [Enable Zombie Objects]

And an NSZombie Object...

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Using Web Inspector To Debug On Ios Devices

iOS 6 included many updates for Safari, one of which was the Web Inspector which allows you to debug mobile websites in the same way you’re used to for normal websites using Firebug or Inspect Element or the equivalent in...

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Responsive Redesign Of My Wordpress Blog

Over the past few weeks I've been spending some of my spare time slowly redesigning my blog. The main reason for the redesign was to create a responsive design, and I was a bit bored of my old one which...

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Petrolapp

Petrol Mate is an App that helps you maximise the value of your Petrol Discount Vouchers by allowing you to calculate the amount of petrol you should fill with in order to spend your entire petrol budget while benefiting from...

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My First App Is Now Live In The App Store

A little while ago I wrote a post about an iOS App I was developing called Petrol Miser - since then there’s been a name change to Petrol Mate, a few code tweaks and some more graphic design work to...

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New Logo Design For Petrol Miser

Petrol Miser is an iPhone App I've developed for helping drivers utilise their fuel discount vouchers as much as possible. The App has been finished for a little while now, with the only thing holding me back from submitting to...

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Jira User License Count On Atlassian Ondemand

Recently I migrated a locally hosted JIRA instance to Atlassian OnDemand. One of the first things I noticed was the absence of a little message at the top of the [Users] page of the [Administration] section that users of locally...

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Iphone App On The Way

I finished my first iPhone App last night, it’s nothing overly exciting, in fact it’s a glorified calculator at best; but it’s going to help me familiarise myself with the App Store submission process and how iAds work. But it...

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Javas Parsebool Doesnt Really Behave How Id Expect

Java's parseBool() doesn't really behave how I'd expect

The parseBool() method on Java's Boolean class returns false in all cases where it doesn't encounter the string "true", for example...

public class ParseBool { public static void main(String[] args) { String...
      
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Inaugural First Post

Sup! My name is Toby and this is my brand spanking new blog. It's not my first, I briefly had one at toby.gundry.com.au but it was hacked; rather than go through the process of restoring everything from scratch I decided...

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