NewsWave Released

During the last couple of months I’ve been working on a new take on the RSS Reader. With so many options out there (NetNewsWire, Unread, Reeder….), why would I go and develop another one?  The main reason is I wanted to create an RSS reader that would be extremely accessible to use for the average user. […]

Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike

Just finished “Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike” and it’s great:  well written and refreshingly honest. Even if you’re not into business books, I believe this one is worth your time.  Bill Gates could not have said it better in his book review: “Shoe Dog, Phil Knight’s memoir about creating Nike, is a […]

Surviving in the App Store

Great article on the challenges of a small company in the App Store. Must read: http://www.theverge.com/2016/3/2/11140928/app-store-economy-apple-android-pixite-bankruptcy   Marc

3 Steps to fetch in Core Data (Swift)

1. Get the managed context:     let managedObjectContext = (NSApplication.sharedApplication().delegate as! AppDelegate).managedObjectContext! //Change AppDelegate for the name of the class of your Application Delegate   2. Set a variable to store the data:     var contentsOfTransactionFetchRequest = [] 3. Fetch the data you need         let fetchRequest = NSFetchRequest(entityName: “Whatever”)       […]

Stick with it – Dan Counsell

I was going through the web when I found a great article from Dan Counsell called “Stick with it”. Recommended read. Actually I’ve subscribed to the entire series.  Here’s a quote: […]Many people fail because they lose interest after a few months, they flit around and get bored when their project or business is not […]