Monday, July 20, 2009

MobileMe and iPhone Tips

Good ZDNet posting about how to setup an iPhone with MobileMe.

iPhone Development Emergency Guide

Quick start guide for writing code for the Apple iPhone platform.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Apache OpenJPA Logo Contest

We just started a run-off round of voting for the Apache OpenJPA logo contest, which runs through midnight July 21. Please head over and vote!

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Google Gears for FF35

Google Gears has finally been updated for Firefox 3.5. Go check it out.

Agile and Open Source

Interesting Atlassian Developer Blog entry on how they perform Agile development. We use Confluence and JIRA on Apache OpenJPA, but we don't post the user stories, designs and scrums like we should....

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Apache OpenJPA Logo Contest

The first round of voting for the new Apache OpenJPA logo contest is still open through midnight July 9. Please head over and vote!

Maven Repo Hosting for any OSS Project

Sonatype, who develops the Nexus tool mentioned in an earlier post, is making a shared instance of Nexus available to any OSS project and will help publish your artifacts to the maven central repos. All you need to do, is follow the OSS Repository Hosting steps on their website.

Apache Maven 2.2.0 Released

The Apache Maven project has released version 2.2.0 of their build tool. I've been using it with Sun JDK 6 on MacOSX to build our Apache OpenJPA trunk code without any problems, but your mileage may vary.

Monday, July 6, 2009

Rebooting an iPod Touch

I upgraded my first gen iPod Touch to the 3.0 OS and it seems to noticeably slow down after a week or so of usage (Safari, Mail, Music, App Store, ...) Found the following How to Reboot an iPod Touch, which seems to help, for a few days at least.
  1. Hold the "Power" button until you see the "Slide To Power Off" slider.
  2. Let go of the "Power" button, and slide the slider.
  3. Wait until it turns off completely, press the "Power" button again to turn it back on.