Music to Code By: June

Posted by: on Jun 16, 2011 in Blog | Tags: | No Comments

Instead of focusing on a single band or record in a Music to Code By post, I’m going to try something a bit different this time. For me, there are two kinds of coding. The first is deep thought: architecture design, solving a difficult algorithmic problem or hunting down a tricky bug.

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Happy World IPv6 Day

Posted by: on Jun 8, 2011 in Blog | Tags: | No Comments

June 8, 2011 is World IPv6 Day. Many large organizations around the world will offer their primary website’s content on the IPv6 Internet in addition to IPv4. If all goes well, the hope is that this will be a permanent change and these sites will operate dual-stack.

You can test your ability to reach the IPv6 Internet by visiting test-ipv6.com.

If you operate a website, you can make your content available directly to IPv6 users, too. Obtain a native IPv6 address block from your Internet provider, configure your servers with an IPv6 address, then add AAAA entries to your DNS for the new address.

CocoaConf

Posted by: on Jun 3, 2011 in Blog, News | Tags: , , | No Comments

CocoaConf is a new developer-focused conference for Mac OS X and iOS being held August 12-13 in Columbus, OH. I am presenting a session on networking with Cocoa. It will cover the various APIs available to Mac OS X and iOS developers from Apple and third-parties, as well as touch on issues unique to using the network on a mobile platform.

Early registration opened today and you can get a conference pass for 50% off.