Monthly Archives: June 2011

Snippet of Code #3 – Dumping Bits

Sometimes it’s useful to save a little memory by storing data as bits rather than bytes.  After all, if you’re storing a boolean then using a whole byte is rather wasteful.  In any event, sometime you might want to inspect … Continue reading

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Snippet of code #2 – Developing Facebook Apps

A little while ago my sister approached me with an idea which requires a Facebook app. I’ve never written a Facebook app before, so I stocked up on books, read a little, and got stuck in. What a complete waste … Continue reading

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Snippet of code #1 – Gathering Disk Information in C

One of the people I work with (an excellent fellow, I might add) was grumbling about how he could gather information about the mounted disks on a computer.  He was mucking around with ‘df’ in the command line, and giving … Continue reading

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Reeder. First Impressions.

I discovered NetNewsWire soon after I started using Mac OS X, and it changed the way that I use the internet.  Before NetNewsWire I didn’t really know much more about RSS than what it stood for.  Before NetNewsWire I aimlessly … Continue reading

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