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Well, the fishing trip went well and I learned a big, big thing about myself… I cannot code on a bus. I have always suffered from motion sickness, but man alive I had no idea how difficult it was for me to do something as simple as just sketch ideas. Combine that with a feeling […]

Still Fishin’

Apologies for the scarcity of posts lately. I seem to have fallen short of my personal promise to myself of keeping my customers “in the know” and so a quick update today is in order. Thus far, filewrangler 2.0 seems to be well received. Sales are almost nonexistent, but downloads are decent considering there have […]

Meeting the “Minimum Acceptable User Experience”

While working on file_wrangler_2 I’m constantly amazed at the number of new technologies I need to learn. There is a bar that is yea-high (when I say “yea”, I’m putting my hand about eye-level) that effectively sets the level of expectation Macintosh users have for their software. Apple has raised that bar considerably, by adding […]

Three Left Turns Make a Right: Learning to Learn

This has been a very productive week for me as a programmer, and I mean that in the gestaltist sense of the word. Java skills? Level up! Applescript skills? Level up! Program design skills? Level up! Cocoa skills? BIG level up! Perhaps the aspect of programming that I enjoy the most is the iterative process […]

Short Hiatus

As we are all aware, there are bills and such to be paid. file_wrangler_2 development is on a one-week hiatus while I help a client repair their workflow software. I’ll try to make progress at night, but there are only so many hours in a day. For now, rest assured that some very nice things […]