iPhone and iOS books Giveway!

So Packt Publishing recently released a couple of iPhone and iOS books: iPhone JavaScript Cookbook Link: http://www.packtpub.com/iphone-javascript-cookbook/book Core Data iOS Essentials   Link: http://www.packtpub.com/core-data-ios-essentials/book Cocoa and Objective-C Cookbook Link: http://www.packtpub.com/cocoa-and-objective-c-cookbook/book And the wonderful people that had been giving me free books, asked me to hold a giveaway contest, so that well, you guys can get them too. How to join? All you have to do … Continue reading iPhone and iOS books Giveway!

iPhone JavaScript Cookbook

Overview of iPhone JavaScript Cookbook Build web applications for iPhone with a native look feel using only JavaScript, CSS, and XHTML Develop applications faster using frameworks Integrate videos, sound, and images into your iPhone applications Work with data using SQL and AJAX Write code to integrate your own applications with famous websites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Flickr These practical recipes include code and screenshots … Continue reading iPhone JavaScript Cookbook

Core Data iOS Essentials

Overview of Core Data iOS Essentials Covers the essential skills you need for working with Core Data in your applications. Particularly focused on developing fast, light weight data-driven iOS applications. Builds a complete example application. Every technique is shown in context. Completely practical with clear, step-by-step instructions. eBook available as PDF and ePub downloads. Link: http://www.packtpub.com/core-data-ios-essentials/book Continue reading Core Data iOS Essentials

Cocoa and Objective-C Cookbook

Overview of Cocoa and Objective-C Cookbook Develop Cocoa applications using advanced UI concepts Implement the latest Objective-C features and incorporate them into your applications Debug Cocoa applications using advanced tools and techniques Add advanced animation and multimedia to your Cocoa applications eBook available as PDF and ePub downloads. Link: http://www.packtpub.com/cocoa-and-objective-c-cookbook/book Continue reading Cocoa and Objective-C Cookbook

Playing with Stitch and Autodesk Photofly (http://labs.autodesk.com/utilities/photo_scene_editor/). Basically, you take pictures of an object at every 10 degrees (my sis used the panorama function of her Canon HS digital camera), and then you upload the pictures to the Autodesk Photofly cloud, and it perform its magic, and then sends you an email to inform you that it has finished turning your photos into a 3D … Continue reading

How to create a game like Tiny Wings? Links

Tiny Wings is this adorable game by Andreas Illiger that involves this tiny bird who dream of flying. It is extremely popular on the App store, and that is probably why lots of people wants to know how to make a game like it. These are some links to tutorials and remake projects. Sergey Tiknohov (@haqu) is working on a Tiny Wings remake project. https://github.com/haqu/tiny-wingsContinue reading How to create a game like Tiny Wings? Links

External link to IDRTG – The Most Effective Marketing Technique on Twitter

IDRTG – The Most Effective Marketing Technique on Twitter

IDRTG stands for Indie Developers Re-Tweet Group. It was established in February 2011 by @innovatty to give indie developers more exposure on twitter for the purpose of promoting their apps. It is one of the most effective free marketing techniques on Twitter. It is now the largest retweet group for Indie developers and new members are joining every day. IDRTG is a community where developers … Continue reading IDRTG – The Most Effective Marketing Technique on Twitter

Packt Celebrates its 50th Oracle Book

Throughout July Packt Publishing will be celebrating the release of its 50th Oracle book – cementing its reputation as one of the leading publishers in Oracle books. To mark this milestone Packt is offering the following discounts: ·         20% off all Oracle print books ·         30% off all Oracle eBooks Packt first started publishing Oracle books in 2006, and has since published best-sellers such as … Continue reading Packt Celebrates its 50th Oracle Book

Packt Open Source announce exclusive discount offers on best-selling books

Packt Open Source has this week announced a series of discounts on its selection of best selling Open Source books. Readers will be offered exclusive discounts off the cover price of selected print books and eBooks for a limited period only.  So far in 2011, Packt Open Source announced in March that its donations to Open Source projects has surpassed the $300,000 mark, while in … Continue reading Packt Open Source announce exclusive discount offers on best-selling books

This is the song (game) that doesn’t end…

Reblog of my #AltDevBlogADay post, that was reprinted on Gamasutra as an opinion piece. Almost two years ago, I wrote a blog post on Gamasutra, “A Peek into the Mind of a Social Gamer” (excerpt: “A social gamer (a.k.a. me) writes about what we, social gamers, like and look for in social games”). In that blog post, I said that casual gamers want their games … Continue reading This is the song (game) that doesn’t end…