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Tips for building an iOS 8 notification center Today extension

Here are some learnings from a project I recently updated for iOS 8 and the new iPhones, which featured a new Today extension.

Configure Espresso 2 to syntax highlight Sass files

Modifying the OS X app Espresso 2 to support syntax highlighting of Sass files is an easy chore. Just modify the existing CSS plugin to recognize the Sass file extensions ‘sass’ and ‘scss’.

What is "Open Source"?

A term to describe software written in a way that anyone can collaborate and redistribute the code without legal consequence.

Monochrome web icon sets; free and scalable

Sometimes a designer just wants a simple monochrome icon that blends in well with their overall design, and isn't a distraction for the user.

Testing a mobile website on Mac OS X

Need to test a site or web application on mobile? Here is how to set up emulation testing for iOS and Android devices on Mac OS X 10.6 or later.

Why wireframe?

Wireframes are essential, core aspects to the development cycle for a new website, or are they?

Enumerating, getting, and setting the timezone on a Linux system

If you ever find yourself looking for a way to enumerate, get, or set timezone information on a Linux installation, here is a quick rundown to get you started.

Get Visual Studio 2010 to build solutions on a network share in a VMware Fusion virtual machine

Here are some tips for the most common issue when working with Visual Studio solutions located on a VMware network share (\\vmware-host\*),"failed to start monitoring changes" build error.

Updating TinyMCE in Umbraco

I was prompted to look into this due to an odd bug where users of Safari on Mac couldn't paste pictures using the "Paste from Word" dialog.

How to read a binary file over HTTP and write to disk using ASP.NET and C#

A few tricks to grab a binary file from a remote server over HTTP, and save it to your server, using ASP.NET using a BinaryReader.

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