Archive | April, 2011

Tools For Devs: Blueprint

One of the hardest parts of development for me is staring at a blank page. Sometimes I dive right into code and it’s always a mistake because having a design doc or a flow chart helps you organize your thoughts and ideas and also provides a workflow for you to focus with. You can say, […]

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Custom Map Pins for MapKit

In my last MapKit post, I told you how to create custom polygon overlays for your maps.  Now we are going to add to that project and create custom Parking lot icons to place over our polygon shapes so people know what they are. If you want to follow along, make sure you download the […]

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Tools For Devs: Accessorizer

In this series, Tools For Devs, I’m going to highlight a few tools that have made my life easier as a developer. The first tool I want to highlight is one that I can’t believe I went without for so long. It’s called Accessorizer and if you haven’t seen it before or you have but […]

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Adding polygon map overlays

For an introduction to MapKit, see Ray Wenderlich‘s tutorial post, Introduction to MapKit on iOS. It’s been a while since I did a mapkit tutorial and I thought it was about time I got back to it. This is going to be a simple one, it’s about adding polygon overlays to a map. Say for […]

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StackEm is no more…

I recently received an email from someone at Blue Orange Games, the makers of Gobblet. If you didn’t know, StackEm is inspired by Gobblet. My cousin and I used to play Gobblet all the time. We carried the board game … Continue reading

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