For a recent project I need a list that maps city names to timezones. You can easily get a list of timezones in iOS or Mac using
[NSTimeZone knownTimeZoneNames] but it doesn’t map from city names.
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I wasn’t really fond of the blue color of Finder folder icon in Yosemite. It’s too saturated. Luckily I wasn’t the only one. From Yuki Yamashina’s How to Change Color of Default Folder Icons in OSX Yosemite, I could change the color of Finder folder icon.Read on →
There are many amazing tools to help iOS development easier. One of them is PaintCode. A splendid tool to turn drawings into code. But what about animation? It would be very helpful if there is a tool to create animations visually and turn them into code. QuartzCode is the answer.Read on →
In iOS 7, it’s easy to create UILabel with strikethrough text. You can just simply assign
NSAttributedString to the text label.
They said people change. And it’s certainly so in my case. I used to be excited at new things or ideas. But not so much lately. New single-word messaging app? Seriously? New shiny digital watch? Meh. New anonymous social networking? Another one? Every new project or startup sounds so dull, stupid, and unnecessary. Even my own ideas.Read on →
I received an email from Amazon Web Service notifying me that there were suspicious unauthorized activities in my account. Apparently my access key was exposed. It happened because I made public one of my private repos, one of the side projects I started and abandoned months ago, in which I stupidly left the AWS access key.Read on →
My first app was a bingo game. Prior to that, I had only learned Java in college. Before learning Java, I always thought that software was the result of magic. When I entered master course in Japan, I was coding sloppily in C for research. Mostly playing with GNU Scientific Library. I didn’t have a Mac nor iPhone. I even teased my friend who used OSX on his laptop back in college.Read on →