On Wednesday this week I gave a talk at Nashville CocoaHeads on Xcode project maintenance and optimization. Here are the slides from that talk:


Also, here’s the list of compiler flags I use in my iOS projects. You can copy and paste these into your Compiler Flags in Xcode and they will be automatically separated.

-Wall -Wextra -Werror -Wconversion -Wundef -Wdeprecated-implementations -Wno-unused-parameter -Wfloat-equal -Wimplicit-retain-self -Wnewline-eof -Wshadow -Wsign-compare

European Adventure

At the end of September, I married my high school sweetheart, and we immediately left for a honeymoon in Europe. All of these photos are from my iPhone 6 Plus.

Our first stop was London for a few days. Since we’d visited the city before, we mainly spent our time shopping and enjoying the city’s […]

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Apple Watch

New iPhones, Apple Pay, & the Apple Watch

At Tuesday’s event, Apple began with the expected release of 2 new iPhones, boasting larger displays and the usual improvements we’ve come to expect – better cameras, faster processors, and the much anticipated inclusion of a NFC chip that enables a new type of device-device communication. The new iPhones feature a slimmer, more […]

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Pebble smartwatch


Several weeks ago, I received a Pebble, a smartwatch that works with both Android and iOS. I won the smartwatch in a generous contest that Pebble is hosting this month. I’ve been using the Pebble for several weeks, and I’m really impressed with it. Here’s why:


Pebble was started through a […]

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Venice Canals in Los Angeles (Filtered with OKDOTHIS)

The Post-Instagram Era

Instagram is and was a great app. When Instagram launched in October of 2010, it offered two game-changing features: photo sharing and filters. While Facebook and other services offered photo upload, Instagram offered photo upload in a streamlined, easy to share way that caused photos to spread rapidly on other […]

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