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O(geek) Ryan Cain, running in time proportional to Geek. August 2010 Entries
Thoughts on Android and iPhone Development
Over the past few months I had the great opportunity to tackle the challenge of learning both the iPhone and Android mobile platforms for the first time as a developer. I had used both previously as a consumer, so it was interesting to finally get a chance to jump in with both feet for a work project. I have been focused on .NET development in C# for the past 8 years, but originally cut my teeth on unmanaged C & C++ during the 90's, along with a smattering of Java development for college courses ......

Posted On Wednesday, August 25, 2010 4:32 PM

Windows Live Sync on Mac
I've been running various versions of Live Mesh and Live Sync on my Mac over the past year. So far I haven't been terribly happy with Live Mesh, but it got the job done, albeit very slowly at times. I'm am very exited at what I am seeing though in the latest Windows Live Sync beta for both Windows and Mac OS X. When installing the latest version of Live Sync, which is still in beta I ran across the following error on start: "Sorry, there is a problem with Windows Live Sync. Please quit Sync, make ......

Posted On Monday, August 23, 2010 1:59 PM

The Growth of Mobile
In the past few months I've had the great opportunity to learn both the iPhone and Android platforms for an App we built for my 9 to 5 job. This was a great new chance to learn brand new languages and frameworks after 8 years of living in the Microsoft world. I'll get to more of the specifics in later posts. In order to validate some of our platform decisions and the choice to move toward mobile development I did some research and came across some amazing stats. According to CITA (the wireless trade ......

Posted On Thursday, August 19, 2010 1:30 PM

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