Lithium has finally been released!
I see you asking “What is Lithium and why have I never heard of it before!?!?”
The answer…Lithium is a fork (Cake3) of the popular CakePHP framework and was born out of a split in the CakePHP development team (mainly Lead Developer Nate Abele).
Lithium looks to rewrite the Core codebase and make [...]
Big Click Studios is a dynamic company based on the NSW Central Coast with a relaxing and innovative work environment.
Fantastic office just minutes from the beach and train station. You will be working on many of our current and upcoming web development projects all bursting at the seams begging for the right person to dig [...]
While setting up some dedicated servers at the office I needed a quick and easy way to backup each server to an offsite location. After looking around for a while and trying some of the existing S3 backup scripts I couldn’t find anything that satisfied my needs (Apache htdocs & MySQL databases).
So after playing around [...]
I use CakePHP on a day to day basis for project ranging from a single controller with a couple of views through to projects with large amounts of Controllers, Models, Views and Relationships.
This morning I was trying to build a simple Google Analytics component (which I will release as soon as it is done) and [...]
Why did I do it?
While working on a client project I needed a way to heavily integrate with Twitter for an interactive competition. I could have built a quick and dirty script to do this but I knew that I would be dealing with more clients that wanted Twitter integration.
What did I do?
I built a [...]
In this installment we will be creating the “framework” for our application, first up we will be creating our UITabBarController and then we will add some ViewControllers to represent our different views.
1. Create a “Window-Based” application template
I had originally intended to create the application based on a “Navigation-Based” application template but now I have decided [...]
Well I have been thinking about what features the RSS Reader tutorial should cover and I have also been getting some requests from readers (if anyone else has a request please feel free to send them through or tweet them to me).
I have come up with the following list of features and how we will [...]
Recently I have been following Cameron Laird, an Australian Photographer on Twitter. He is a commercial and editorial photographer from Townsville, Australia and he has some amazing photos in his portfolio (check them out over at http://www.cameronlaird.com/).
There is some great coverage of the QLD floods from recent years, one of my favourite shots is of [...]
I have been working on a clients project recently and really didn’t like the way the standard selects looked on the page and as we all know they are impossible to style consistently across all browsers. Being a jQuery fan I knew that there must have been an existing plugin to help…but alas there were [...]
This installment will walk you through creating a new Xcode project and getting everything ready to start the coding. The iPhone SDK comes ready to dive in but we need to confiure our SQLite and TouchXML libraries and get our workspace up to scratch!
1. Creating a new Xcode project
Start Xcode by clicking the icon in [...]