Our software must get “a lot” better

Great post from Seth Godin about the issues with “free” software. The examples he provides in the article are good ones but there is a plenty of good companies and individuals out there doing free software that is great, see WordPress, Linux, Slack and many others.

Logging in Swift

Here is my poor man version of logging for SWIFT This method besides printing your message it shows the file name, the line and the function method where the log was made. The file, function and line numbers are extracted using literal expressions. This makes it easier to find where the log message come from…

Apple TV Tech Talks – London

I attended the Apple TV Tech Talks in London this week. They are part of a tour that developers and designers from Apple are doing around world to show the possibilities of the new Apple TV and share some insights on how to design and develop for it.  The presentations where all very good with a…

WordCamp Edinburgh 2015

I had a great time on WordCamp Edinburgh 2015, met some great people from the local WordPress community and enjoyed some great talks from the other speakers. Here is the video of my presentation about the WP-REST API and the slides: The code for the app  show in the presentation can be found on this GitHub repo. I…

WordPress iOS App

Role: Core Developer Client: Automattic Links: AppStore, GitHub repo Inspiration strikes — anytime, anywhere. Manage your WordPress blog or website on the go, from your iOS device: view your stats, moderate comments, create and edit posts and pages, and upload media. All you need is a WordPress.com blog or a self-hosted WordPress.org site running 3.6 or higher. With…

Brew Lab

Great place to co-work in Edinburgh, excellent coffee (they even have cold brew!) great wifi connection, power plugs available all around, good music and excellent food! The only downside is that it gets very busy so get there soon in day to grab a seat.  

San Francisco Font

Excellent articles from Martian Craft about the new San Francisco font on Apple devices: Why San Francisco Arriving At San Francisco A must read for all designers and developers working on the platform.  


I really like DVR approach to networking testing. So much better than mocking.  

tvOS – How to start

If like me you got excited about the new tvOS platform that Apple launched last week, here are some mandatory documents to read before you start coding away: Apple TV Human Interface Guidelines Apple Programming Guide for tvOS While you read this you can download Xcode 7.1 beta that includes the tvOS SDK. After you…