Friday, December 21, 2012

Coding tip: readability first!

In this 'Coding tip' I'll introduce you to one of the most sustainable coding tip of mine IMO. You may or may not agree with me but this has proven to be a valuable tip for me in terms of coding maintainability.

This one tip is was I call 'put material where the work needs to be done'. It is the opposite of offshoring :)

Coding tip: early exit

In this series of 'coding tips' articles I will show you some of the lesson learned tips I am using on a daily basis during development. They are general purpose tips which can easily be adapted to most development languages.

The first one is what I call Early exit

Saturday, December 1, 2012

Push Notifications to Apple, made... almost reliable!

For one of my projects I need to push informations to iOS devices. Apple has made a great doc on how to implement push notifications but as a matter of fact the ideal world of the documentation is not the one most developers experiment when dealing with push notifications to Apple's servers.

The thing that bothers most of us is the lack, or at least the manner, of feedback when a notification is sent. That is asynchro-loosly ;)