The Panic Status Board - one of the things I’ve been working on lately. Read Cabel’s writeup!
Words cannot express my love for this. Am I the only one that wants them to put this on the web?
Before Instapaper Pro 2.2, I got frequent emails from customers who were upset that they had inadvertently tapped the status bar, which scrolls to the top of the article and loses their position. I understood completely, since losing your read position is a form of minor data loss.
Most of them…
Found this information stunningly hard to come by in the Apple developer doc area. Very useful.
Hum, link dead. Try here
Still not ready to better against MS, but you do need the developers. And the numbers. Apart from that, it’s going well.
With the recent Adobe Photoshop 20th anniversary buzz ringing in my ears, I decided to take a quick look at the platform used to develop the Photoshop One on iPhone app. I have to say it’s very tidy. The system uses a “middle” language that can be built into an iPhone application. That middle language is Lua (yes, that’s right, it’s the same thing that World of Warcraft uses for its plugins). Lua will be an “instant learn” for anyone who has coded in a small number of languages, having OO and scripty heritage.
I will post a more complete review later but it really is an amazing rapid prototyping tool at the very least. More suited for games and media than productivity apps, but quick and powerful it is.