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My Year In Books 2022 📚 books I have been super inspired by all of the posts this month about everyone's "year in b...

I recently wrote a post about using AI to filter social feeds. It appears that the origina...

www.chronophoto.app Chronophoto - The Photographical History Game Who knew guessing the ...

How I missed out on being a crypto millionair... Anyone who had participated in crypto for a significant amount of time, has a story or two a...

Trying to setup SSL for a wildcard subdomain using nginx and Certbot is proving more challen...

(Another) Blogging Isn’t Dead Post No, Blogging Is Not Dying Anytime Soon  - Darius Foroux But still, people who read have al...

Idea: ChatGPT For Filtering Social Media Feed... [https://images.unsplash.com/photo-1579869847557-1f67382cc158?ixlib=rb-4.0.3&ixid=MnwxMj...

I woke up early intending to be productive and go through my daily habits checklist. However...

Prompt Leakage In AI Chat Systems unpslash [https://images.unsplash.com/photo-1503039153293-d4d2ba067754?ixlib=rb-4.0.3&ix...

Spending a bit of time today creating a node.js API on top of [OpenAI's](https://beta.openai...

[ChatGPT in an iOS Shortcut — Worlds Smartest HomeKit Voice Assistant](https://matemarschal...

> "The more time you spend complaining about what you deserve, the less time you have to foc...

When I was a young kid in youth group, I convinced my mom that Blink 182 was a Christian ban...

It bugs me to no end that the [NM Taxpayer Access Point](https://tap.state.nm.us/TAP/_/#2) u...

I need to start reading more fiction. My brain is starting to melt with all of these self he...

[https://localghost.dev/img/blog/build-1999/geocities2.webp] Building a website like it’s 1...

**Voicemails From A Spammer** would be a sweet name for an album.

I switched from weight lifting to calisthenics in the gym over a year ago. It was one of the...

High-Level Workings of Link’s Awakening [https://github.com/zladx/LADX-Disassembly/wiki/Game...

I have a terrible habit of biting my nails while I'm coding. I literally don't do it in any...

[Bring Back Personal Blogging - The Verge](https://www.theverge.com/23513418/bring-back-per...

Snowboarding was a bust today. We drove all the way up the Santa Fe Ski Area (1.5 hours fr...

[@manton](https://micro.blog/manton) I have a few questions/notes about non microblog hosted...

Maybe I’m missing something, but I just can’t understand how to get into the Cobra Kai show....

In the spirit of Christmas, my garage door decided to “Home Alone” me. When I opened it, som...

My oldest boy turns 14 today! He decided that he wanted to get his nose pierced and dye hi...

Here we go again... This time I'm waiting with multiple devices in the queue to purchase tic...

So, this is bizarre. After almost a decade of being down and transitioning between multiple ...

Cigars on the Lanai with my little bro!

My beautiful / adventurous wife on the Kalalau Trail

Our backyard view for the week in kauai.

Great time with the family at the NM State Fair Rodeo and Sublime With Rome concert 🏇🎡🎸

Listening to Max Fisher on the Rich Roll Podcast talking about How Social Media Rewired Our ...

Monthly Retro Game Club Legend of Zelda A few months back, I purchased an Anbernic RG351v handheld emulator. I co...

After helping my son reinstall Windows, we also had to reinstall his sound drivers. Reminds ...

I just transferred all of my crypto from exchanges to my Ledger . Pretty painless except for...

This photo of my buddies and me at a whiskey party earlier this year looks like it’s straigh...

Terminal Apps Are The Future? I LOVE the idea of taking modern web apps to the Terminal. As a heavy user of ssh, tmux, sc...

Apple Removing Apps Older Than 2 Years Apple says they're removing my game because it's more than 2 years old This HN thread reall...

Great day hiking the la luz trail and lunch with my oldest.

Rainbow over the Sandias. Very grateful for this view.

This view will do. #hawaii

The thermostat at the air bnb we are staying at had a locked out smart thermostat set to a r...

Hiking the La Luz trail with my dudez

Snow day in the mountains.

Question: I just bought an Intel Macbook Air. I'm within my return window. Should I return ...

Successful Projects today: install water filter on ice maker install more Sonos speakers ar...

Another shot from our camping trip this weekend. This is McCauley Hot Springs. The water com...

Has anyone purchased an infrared Sauna for their home? I’m considering one from Costco and w...

Smoking chicken on my Webber Smokey Mountain for tonight. Using this method. I’m pretty st...

We’ve spent the last 25 days on the road doing beaches, Disney, food, mountains, farms,etc.....

Great advice for even seasoned web developers. Plaidophile: Advice to young web developers

“I can’t meditate in the sauna because it burns my nose ring” the most millennial thing I’...

‪Christmas cookies have paired nicely with my coffee addiction. ‬

Good catch @manton on blockchain.Such a ridiculous thought to put Twitter on the worlds slow...

I love writing code when my laptop’s battery is low. It’s like I’m racing against the clock.

We Instead Of I When I first started consulting, I had everything tied to my name. My company name was Treb ...

I want to mass-delete all accounts in which I no longer use. Does anyone know of a service ...

Signals Tonight, I'm going to a party for local entrepreneurs. I was getting ready for the party ...

How I Stay Organized My wife and I are hard core “type-a” people. I mean, so planned that we send each other cale...

Dev Blinders - Failing To See Things From A U... The other day, I was having a conversation over Slack with my development team. They were wo...

Whoa! One of my posts made the discover page. Good thing I paid @manton all of those stacks ...

Tips For Starting Your CS Career My little brother was recently in town for the holidays. He’s about to graduate from college...

Today’s task: Parsing malformed XML containing malformed HTML containing malformed XML. Rege...

No One Cares About Your Clever Code As developers, we spend so much time perfecting our craft. We are always on the hunt for hac...

For Micro Monday, I recommend @chet . He writes daily haikus, which are absolutely delightfu...

Cold Emailing Locals I always receive cold emails. Some of them are personalized, and some of them are robotic. S...

The phrase “click funnels” does not read well in a small font on a t-shirt. I could not st...

Blogging Builds Community It's been around 3 weeks since I started blogging every weekday. This experience has been n...

Starting New Projects I had the amazing opportunity today to hit File -> New Project today. There are few feelings...

Free Business Idea: RV Storage & Rental I was having a conversation with my dad the other day and sharing some of my current busines...

My First App When I was in high school, I used to think computers were for nerds. I was a skater obsessed...

Rates Rates are a weird thing and chances are, yours are too low. I spent years stressing about ...

The Grass Is Always Greener People often tell me things like "it must be nice to work for yourself”, or “I'm working har...

It's A Good Time To Be A (Good) Mobile Develo... If you are a mobile developer in 2018, and are not consulting (at least on the side), you ar...

On Blogging More Frequently I have been obsessed with Seth Godin lately. I've been reading his books, listening to his ...

I absolutely love the feeling of completing a task and archiving the email or checking the b...

If I never have to touch Slack or Telegram again, it will be too soon. I have nothing agains...

‪No matter what payment schedule I put a client on, they will still wait until the absolute ...

Pandora’s mobile app is straight garbage.

DApp Development: The Next Gold Rush? Over the past few months, I have had the pleasure of working on a DApp called thisorthat.io ...

We got a pretty cool feature the other day on Daily Mail: New Mexico couple sell their home...

So, after announcing that I was posting to micro.blog on my main brandontreb.com, I had 79 u...

A Practical Introduction to Blockchain with Python // Adil Moujahid // Data Analytics and mo...

We launched our first every DApp on the Ethereum main net for a client today! This or That?...

Our team has launched our first DApp on the Ethereum test net for a client. Building a soli...

Trying Something New tl;dr: micro.blog is pretty cool. I have recently been thinking about my process of bloggin...

How Creating A Call Flow Can Help Your Softwa... In 2008, I was still in college. I had just landed my first job with a small consultancy as ...

Lower Your Rates (Sometimes) - Investing In B... As developers, we hear the echo chamber on Hacker News and others shouting at us to raise ou...

Trying Something New Every single year since the beginning of time (at least since the beginning of this blog), I...

How To Lose $300K In One Conversation I had one such scenario a while back that I wanted to share. One day a few months ago, I was...

Why Start Software Consulting Want to jump ship and be a software development consultant? This post will detail why this p...

2016 Goals As the new year kicks off in full swing, I am reflecting on my 2015 goals and setting some n...

The Value Of Quality Assurance It's late, you have been hacking all night to get the client a build. Finally, around 2:30 ...

Ship Products You Are Proud Of There is a familiar phrase that I hear all too often when a client comes to me with an exist...

Your App Idea Most Likely Falls Into One Of T... During my years of mobile development, I have heard the phrase “I have an idea for an app!” ...

Goals For 2015 It cannot be overstated that writing down one’s goals is critical to acheiving them. Pair th...

Software Consultant Contracts: Fixed Bid VS T... One of the most common questions I get from software consultants is whether or not to accept...

Software Development Consulting: Some Tips On... When I first started out as an independent software developer, one of things that stressed m...

Being An Indie Software Developer And Signing... Very frequently, I receive emails that go something like this: “Hey Brandon, I have a...

Becoming A Software Consultant: My Backstory I recently published a post about my first year of being an independent iPhone development c...

What I Learned In My First Year Of iOS Consul... Wow, I can’t believe it has already been a full year since I struck it out on my own. ...

The Top 5 Places To Find Good Software Develo... One thing I am often asked is “Where can I find good developers/contractors/subcontrac...

iPhone Programming Tutorial: Creating An Imag...   Welcome to the second part of my tutorial series “Creating An Image Gallery Li...

iPhone Programming Tutorial: Creating An Imag...   Recently, I have had to build an app (download link) that required the user to choos...

Back To My Roots I wrote my very first blog post back in July of 2008 when I start iCodeBlog.com.  I started ...

Tools of The Trade: What Tools I Use For iOS ... Welcome Hacker News! There’s some discussion happening in the comments; but, as always, the ...

What I Learned In My First Month Being A Cont... tl;dr Present yourself to potential clients as if you have already made it. Don’t be s...

5 Third Party iOS Libraries I Have Found Usef... As I mature as a developer, I try to rely on other people’s code more an more. Why bui...

Lua Scripting The UI For Pocket MUD Pro I have just updated my MUD client [Pocket MUD Pro] to be a universal library. It was surpris...

Jailbreak iOS 5.1.1 With Absinthe 2.0 + More ... The GreenPois0n team has just announced Absinthe 2.0 allowing users of all iDevices (except ...

Join Me At 360iDev 2012 I mentioned this on Twitter last week, so I might as well post it here to make it more offic...

The guide to implementing 2D platformers http://higherorderfun.com/blog/2012/05/20/the-guide-to-implementing-2d-platformers/

Why Facebook IS People This is a very well written article detailing some of the inner workings of Facebook and why...

Pocket MUD Pro Is Now Universal + Promo Codes Also, here are 10 promo codes for anyone who wants a free copy. Please comment on which code...

MetaWatch Announces iOS Support – Still... For those of you who have followed my blog for a while, you know that I am a huge geek for s...

Why you Should Check Out Unity A while back, my buddy seantron showed me some of his 3D games he’d been working on in...

I Suck At Blogging (Lately) OK, so the title isn’t entirely true (I have maintained quite a few blogs in my day). ...

Pocket MUD Pro Released + Promo Codes I am very proud to announce a brand new version of my Pocket MUD Pro application for iPhone....

Fluid For Mac As of OSX Lion, I have started to seriously loathe some of the build-it Mac apps (such as Ma...

Amazon – A Terrible Solution To A Huge ... tl;dr; Don’t buy a Kindle Fire for your kid until they resolve the parental control is...

Why I Went Back To Jekyll – Also Racksp... Recently, I was pretty humbled when a post of mine titled WordPress To Jekyll And Back Again...

New Year – New Theme: Focus On The Cont... As you may have noticed, my blog has a new (much cleaner) theme. For 2012, my blogging goals...

SVProgressHUD Is Quickly Becoming My Favorite... From the first time I saw this effect in the Tweetie (now Twitter for iPhone), I was crazy a...

Tether Your iPhone Without Jailbreaking (Or P... With all of the buzz around the iTether App, I figured I’d offer a more permanent solu...

Caterpillar 1.1 Released I have just released the update to my Centipede clone called Caterpillar. For those of you w...

Caterpillar-HD Now In The App Store: Tutorial... I have just released the update to my Centipede clone called Caterpillar. For those of you w...

Voices That Matter Conference: Highlights This past weekend, I attended the voices that matter conference as a sponsor for a new produ...

WordPress To Jekyll And Back Again Earlier this year, I jumped ship on WordPress and moved to Jekyll after reading this post on...

What’s Your Cruising Speed? Earlier this year, I launched an application called Smart Lockscreen Creator. It was a prett...

Join Me At The Voices That Matter iOS Confere... In November, I will be attending the Voices That Matter iOS Developers conference. It will b...

Beginning Jailbroken iOS Development – ... This is the 3rd installment of my jailbroken iOS development series. If you haven’t al...

10 Great Pixel Art Tutorial And Free Resource... I don’t usually create “list” posts, however I wanted to share a grouping ...

Cocos2D Tutorial – Dynamically Coloring... Custom Bitizens Have you ever seen a game (such as Tiny Tower) that contains similar sprite...

Pixel Art Character Tutorial – Creating... This will be a continuation of my last pixel art tutorial about configuring Photoshop for Pi...

Announcing iOS 4 In Action + Free Chapter! Wow, I can’t believe it has been over a year since the release of my book iPhone And i...

Autonomous Steering Behaviors In Corona SDK G... Wow, it’s already been 5 months since I was last blogging for #iDevBlogADay. The time ...

Check Out AutoCorrector + Promo Codes! So, this blog post might sound like a lame press release, but I actually do want to talk abo...

Beginning Jailbroken iOS Development – ... Welcome to the next installment of my jailbroken iOS development series. If you haven’...

Half Off iPhone And Android Books From Mannin... Last year I wrote the second edition of iPhone and iPad In Action. It was published by Manni...

My Journey To Create The inPulseNotifier For ... This post is a continuation from my previous post found here. A MobileSubstrate Tweak? Aft...

My Journey To Create The inPulseNotifier For ... Many of you may have seen my tweets or blog posts regarding my development of a native iOS i...

Beginning Jailbroken iOS Development – ... Developing for jailbroken is actually quite similar to regular iOS development with one addi...

Jailbroken iPhone Development – Would Y... As of recent I have had a ton of interest in doing development for Jailbroken iPhones. I lov...

Officially Running On Jekyll Well, I have finally made the switch from WordPress to Jekyll and couldn’t be happier....

Considering Leaving WordPress For Jekyll So, after my 6 year relationship with WordPress, I have been having some strong feelings for...

Smart Lockscreen Creator Released + Promo Cod... My latest iOS app, Smart Lockscreen Creator has just released on iPhone for $.99. Download ...

Albuquerque Marathon Training Well, I have finally decided to put my money where my mouth is when it comes to fitness and ...

Tweet Press 3.2 Update – Sidebar Widget I have recently had an overwhelming number of requests for a sidebar widget that displays yo...

It’s Elementary My Dear Watson Now, I’m not going to give you a rundown on it as I’m sure that you can (or have...

Case Of The Mondays The other day, I was faced with an interesting programming challenge and wanted to share my ...

Farewell (For Now) iDevBlogADay Hey guys, I wanted to thank everyone for letting me be a part of the iDevBlogADay community...

AppBlogger: A Tool For iOS App Developers And... Imagine that you have just found the coolest app in the world and just can’t wait to t...

Image Manipulation: Retrieving And Updating P... With the recent success of cool photo manipulation apps such as Camera+ and Instagram, it go...

What Does Your Workspace Look Like? I am always very fascinated with the workspaces of others and frequently check out Lifehacke...

Free App Per Day Service As many of you may know, I created a site called Fresh Apps. This site started as sort of a ...

Changing Your Life In 2011 For this blog post, I decided to take a small break from my Twitter Client for Mac tutorial ...

Does He Have A Memory Leak? My wife has this interesting problem of having vivid dreams about whatever she was last watc...

Pocket MUD Update Approved Wow, in record time (2 business days!), Apple approved the update to my iPhone app Pocket Mu...

Advertising Now Available I am now offering advertising in the sidebar for the killer price of $10. I felt that the Go...

Link: Minecraft Like Rendering Experiments in... I found this article while browsing reddit and was blown away. I have been a little mystifie...

Creating A Twitter Client For OSX – Par... With the upcoming release of the Mac App Store, I can only imagine another gold rush is upon...

Promoting Your Other Apps Within Your Apps First off, Happy Thanksgiving to my American readers. And a happy Thursday to everyone else....

XCode Tips And Shortcuts To Improve Your Work... Intro This is my first #iDevBlogADay post and I wanted to give a quick intro before jumping...

Core Data QuickTip: Inverse Relationships One thing I always wondered about Core Data is why the compiler would warn you if you didn&#...

RE: Android Developer Income Report This article was a very interesting with some insight into the Android Market. Basically, th...

What not to do in life | TKs weblog Here is a great article about some advice given to a 22 year old starting his life journey. ...

Ludum Dare Competition: Week 2 Update So another week has gone by and I have made quite a bit of progress, here are the additions ...

PoV’s Challenge: Week 1 After a week of studying my butt off with OpenGL ES, I have finally started work on my game ...

Game Dev Challenge + OpenGL ES Resource List The other day, I was reading Ludum Dare and saw a very interesting post. It was a call to ac...

6 Traits Of A Successful Developer I really enjoyed this article on traits of developers. http://www.turnleafdesign.com/6-trai...

SEO: Works Every Time So I received an internal email at work the other day about how we could SEO our company web...

Technology + Fitness = <3 :: 3 Apps That Will... If you are reading this post you are most likely a geek. It’s true, otherwise if you w...

WordPress For iPhone/iPad NSXMLParserErrorDom... If you have a WordPress blog and an iPhone/iPad, then you most likely have the WordPress for...

Simple Office Fitness: Replace Your Office Ch... Improved posture – sitting on the ball forces you to sit up straight of you won’...

Test Version of TweetPress 3.0 So WordPress 3.0 has broken Tweetpress for many people. If you are daring, willing to help, ...

WordPress Coding: Programmatically Add Post T... The script to do this is actually quite simple and can be used to update any post attribute....

Watch Out Apple, The Kindle Dev Kit Is Almost... With the success of the Apple App Store, it seems that everyone is wanting a piece of the pi...

Hacking Redbox – How To Get Free DVDs

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Programming Tip Of The Day #2 – Differe... To some, this should seem a bit obvious and if I am insulting your intelligence by discussin...

Increase Your Twitter Following Using Your Wo... Download TwitPop Now TwitPop is a WordPress plugin I wrote with one goal…To make you ...

Money You Might Be Missing Out On – Lin... As you may know, I am the developer of the site FreshApps.com. One thing we had been doing t...

TweetPress coming soon to a Twitter Client Ne... TweetPress is the WordPress plugin that gives you total control and ownership of the photos ...

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Displaying Your FeedBurner Subscriber Count A... If you are a serious blogger (and I’m sure you are), you probably track your RSS subsc...

Easily Create And Manage SQLite Databases Wit... If you are doing any Mac, iPhone, HTML5, etc… developement, you have probably had the ...

XCode Shortcut Cheat Sheet

Creating A Twitter Client In Objective-C Clie... This tutorial has moved! I have updated it to support Twitter’s Oauth, you can find th...

Installing And Deploying Rails On A Red Hat S... I have long been a fan of Ruby on Rails and even jumper on board very early on. The one thin...

TagACloud.com (Re)Launched! The Idea: TagACloud is a very unique idea for a website, thus it will take a little explain...

New Alice In Wonderland Movie Looks Sick I was a big fan of the game Alice that came out for PC. It def portrayed AIW as a darker sor...

Parks & Recreation is to The Office as A... After seeing the show Parks and Recreation last night, I have come to the conclusion that th...

Increasing Your Blog Traffic Using Twitter Tr... Twitter Trends are a very interesting part of Twitter. They are basically the most typed key...

WordPress Plugin To Increase Twitter Populari...

Twouble With Twitter Video Ok, so I am sure you have seen this video by now, but I just had to post it because it’...

WordPress For iPhone Gets A Much Needed Updat... A few days ago, the popular blogging tool WordPress released a much needed update to their i...

Free Leaderboard Solution for iPhone Game Dev... What makes most multiplayer games more exciting that single player games? It’s competi...

Part 3 of iPhone Game Programming Tutorial Po... It’s been a while, but I finally posted part 3 of the iPhone Game Programming tutorial...

New Web Application That Will Be Useful For i... So, after downloading many iPhone games and talking with a ton of iphone developers, I have ...

Buzzword Is Now In The App Store Well, after anxiously waiting for the past 6 days (feels like forever) I have finally gotten...

Twitter API Programming Tutorial With PHP ... I have recently started using Twitter and completely fell in love with it. Being a programmi...

New iPhone Game Programming Tutorial Post On ... Well, it had taken me a while to slot in the time, but I finally finished part 2 of the iPho...

Blogging Practices – Frequency and Size... If you have ever had your own blog, you may have at one point been faced with a question. Ho...

How to Connect Facebook To Twitter With the growing popularity of both Twitter and Facebook, one could obviously see a need to ...

Buzzword The ultimate party game has arrived in the App Store! If you are a fan of the game Catch-Phr...

The Focus Of This Blog The purpose of this blog will be primarily to share my programming knowledge through coding ...

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