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Chuq Von Rospach on Fixing the Apple App Store

I’m a strong believer that the indie developers are where the innovation comes from, not to mention the next generation of experts on the platform, and that it makes sense to invest in supporting them beyond what the revenue their apps will return through sales on the platform, but in all honesty, the revenue numbers […]

Eric Schmidt spotted snapping pics with an Apple iPhone

Apple Insider: Former Google CEO and current Alphabet Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt was in South Korea for a press event this week, where he was spotted taking pictures of the event using an Apple iPhone instead of a Google Android handset. […] While the sight of Schmidt using an iPhone, and not an Android device, […]

Apple Event officially scheduled for March 21

As expected, it will be a small event on Apple’s Infinite Loop campus in Cupertino… Source:

Use Data McFly to build a real-time Todo app

If you like to keep organized, then you want a todo app. In this tutorial, we’re going to build a simple real-time todo app. This app will consist of four functions: Add new items to do Mark items as done Mark items as not done (undo) Delete items This is simple functionality, but it is […]

Build a real-time SMS call center with Data McFly and Twilio

Do you want to know one of the beautiful things about Data McFly? It integrates really easily with other services. In this article, we are going to walk through using Data McFly and Twilio together to build a real-time SMS call center. This could be used as a customer help desk where customers send a […]

Kudos for your site – powered by Data McFly

Over on the Data McFly Blog, we just posted a handy tutorial on how to build a real-time plug-and-play Kudos system for your website or blog using Data McFly as the backend. Source:

Easy Chicken Posole

This big pot of soulful Mexican-style stew can be prepared start to finish in well under an hour. It’s ideal for feeding a crowd or for cooking ahead for the week. If you wish, have thinly sliced radishes, fresh cilantro, diced avocado and crispy corn tortilla strips on hand for garnishing. Source:

An Ajax-Include Pattern for Modular Content

Clever and useful pattern for bringing in non-essential content to a page after its iniital load. I do a good bit of this myself (although not with this particular technique). The intesting thing to me when this is discussed in regard to mobile, as it is here, is that the “loading…” aspect of web sites […]