Archive for July 2012

@TextExpander snippets to get your external and NIC IPs

If you’re developing iOS apps that talk development servers on your machine running Pow, chances are you are using xip.io URLs in your AppDelegate. I’m tired of finding my IP and pasting it in, so I’ve created these @TextExpander snippets: The interface name (en?) might vary on your Mac.

The real reason we’re upset about Sparrow’s acquisition

This is the core of the disappointment that many of us feel with the Sparrow acquisition. It’s not about the $15 or less we spent on the apps. It’s not about the team’s well-deserved payout. It’s about the loss of faith in a philosophy that we thought was a sustainable way to ensure a healthy [...]

late bloomer, not a loser. I hope by Dave McClure

and so here I am: still standing in the arena, in hand-to-hand combat with demons mostly of my own making, aiming to make a small dent in the universe. nowhere near a great success story, yet fighting the good fight and perhaps helping others to achieve greatness as I attempt a bit of my own. [...]