Recently I was somewhat shocked to see that there wasn’t a site similar to http://www.whatismyip.com/ for finding GPS coordinates. So i set out to create it. 6 hours later, you have http://www.whatizmygps.com/. All you need is a web browser that supports HTML5 geolocations… Check it out.. Its not perfect, but it works.
It was on this day 3 years ago that the original iPhone hit the shelves in the US. Most people wont remember the day as the 29th of June 2007, instead they see it as the day the race to building better phones wasnt in the features(ie Nokia phones of the day). Instead the mobile phone market was suddenly met with the formidable force that was Apple Inc.
Lots of controversy has surrounded the mobile platform over the past 3 years. However I think that bringing Flash to the mobile device has been the most controversial. So much so that the CEO of Apple, Steve Jobs has even issued a press release to give Apple a voice to the matter.
A few weeks ago, I stumbled onto an excellent iPhone application that should inspire all flash developers to Continue reading
The first real programming language I ever used was HyperTalk on Macintosh computers almost 5 years ago. It was a language that was compiled once when the code is first executed. Today, I use modern languages like C++, Objective C, Java and ActionScript 3 which provide much better performances thanks to the use of compilers.
We all take compilers for granted, pressing save/compile just to see if what we are doing makes sense. I know that while I am coding, I subconsciously type a line and press compile while I write the next line of code. I should point out that I am not a compiler expert. Nor do I have any knowledge of how they work their magic.
Recently(by recent I mean 2 months ago), I discovered a very important lesson about these dynamic languages while I was doing some Flex web development using a caingorm micro-architecture. I was surprised to find that Continue reading
These days I think its impossible that if you don’t know someone who has a iPhone or a iPod touch. This is probably a reason as to why the organisers of the WebDU conference in Bondi Beach have decided to release an iPhone web application to browse the content of the upcoming conference. Continue reading