Smalltalk about Objective-C

This is a good review of Objective-C from a windows coder’s point of view. Originally posted on codemouse: Ok not so much a small talk, but more a ramble with an objective. (wow, geek humor is really bad). I’ve had the fortunate ability to spend the past 2 weeks or so getting ramped up on…

Using SQLite in your IOS application part II

In my previous article Using “SQLite in your IOS application Part I” introduced a new sample application that utilized an IOS static library containing the latest SQLite amalgamation source code.  In the sample application, a pair of classes were created for wrapping the basic SQLite functionality into Objective-C.  These classes were used to create and open…

Building SQLite into your IOS applications

When I first started with IOS development, I used SQLite as the main database engine for my first iPhone application, AutoXLogger.  I recently started looking at the effort involved to revive this project and update it for IOS 7.0 and beyond. The version of SQLite that ships with Xcode is quite old and it lacks many…

upgrading macports on OSX mountain lion

Like many other I ran into issues after upgrading to mountain lion (OSX 10.8).  The install and upgrade of the OS went smoothly, and the upgrade installed the latest version of xcode. I ran into issues with macports when I ran an upgrade from the terminal.   After the upgrade finished I attempted to upgrade my…