October 2013

Why we gave a cron job monitor a personality.

By Victor Sirotek

Architecting a brand for Dead Man’s Snitch.

Debugging Firefox Failures on Travis

By Jason Roelofs

When strange failures are plaguing Firefox during Travis CI test runs, get a hold of Travis Support, they’ll help you out!

Using NSData for your network messages

By Tim Bugai

One of the hurdles you have to overcome when building an app like Downside is how to handle network messages. Apple provides several different ways of adding networking to your apps including GameKit and the new Multipeer Connectivity framework in iOS 7. Each of them require you either send or receive an NSData blob.