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Pluralsight Acquires HackHands, an On-Demand Mentorship Service for Programmers

So as a user and member of Pluralsight, I received an email this morning announcing Pluralsight had acquired a company called HackHands. HackHands you say? Truthfully I had never heard of them, but the name intrigued me and wanted to know how this ‘hacking’ company was a good fit for Pluralsight, an online training platform….

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The ‘do_action’ WordPress Charity Hackathon 2015

This past weekend the WordPress Cape Town hosted their second annual ‘do_action‘ WordPress charity hackathon. The idea?  8 charities, 8 teams, 8 awesome new and kick-ass WordPress websites, in 8(or so) hours! The charities who were selected this year for their free digital makeover were, Foodbank South Africa, Child Welfare / Kindersorg Stellenbosch, The Carpenter’s Shop,…

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Going Through the Process of Creating My First Twitter Ad

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In this post, I go through process of creating my first Twitter ad campaign in the hopes to boost the downloads of my recently published app, Carma. I wasn’t sure just exactly what I was expecting when my app went live. I think a small foolish part of me thought, as soon as the email…

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Microsoft Dev Day Cape Town 2015

Yesterday I had the pleasure of attending Microsoft’s Dev Day event, hosted at the Atlantic Imbizo conference centre in Cape Town. Our speakers for the day were the incredibly engaging Robert Maclean (@rmaclean), a Microsoft MVP of the year award winner, and Dave Russell (@DaveMSDevSA), a Microsoft product evangelist and spokesperson. The day started with an early mornigng…

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I Love Trello. That’s Pretty Much All There Is To It.

I love Trello. For some time now I have been looking for the perfect personal task management solution. I’ve tried ‘Reminders‘ on iOS, ‘Clear‘, ‘WunderList‘, ‘Evernote‘, and a whole bunch of other’s I’ve just lost track of. All of them just didn’t work for me in some way or another. I didn’t motivated to manage…

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Swift Tutorials : How to Add Custom Icons and Splash Screen to your iOS Project

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nYgzfcxJutQ

This is relatively short and straight forward video. I show you how to create all the icons required for your iOS app (for each device and resolution), and how to add a custom splash screen to your app. In the video, I mention that to create your icons I use an app called ‘IconKit’, which…

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CS50x – Harvard University’s Free Introduction to Computer Science Course

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FsYdgKO4AQU

If you’re interested in starting a career in computer science but aren’t quite sure where to start, Harvard’s CS50x is a very good place to begin. CS50 is Harvard’s Introduction to Computer Science course, and the CS50x edition of this course is a free online version of it. Which means that ALL the course material…

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Currently Reading : “Don’t Make Me Think” by Steve Krug

Today I excitedly got my hands on this highly recommended book, “Don’t Make Me Think” by Steve Krug, for designing more intuitive interfaces. I always found user psychology pretty fascinating, and I’m hoping the book explores a bit more into that mindset. Looking forward to finding out what suggested techniques I can apply into my own…

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Swift Tutorials : How to Send Emails From Your App

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In this video I will show you how to compose and send emails from your iOS Swift Xcode application. Giving the user the ability to send you an email is a great way to encourage feedback and communication between yourself and your users. Wouldn’t it be great that instead of possibly giving your app a…

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