Monthly Archives: October 2011

Using iOS 5 and Xcode 4.2 under Lion 10.7.2 Tutorial #1

Part of my iOS Programming Series. Recently I returned to the Apple Developer provided resources for learning the iOS 5 SDK and Xcode 4.2 IDE technologies. After reviewing some of those materials I looked for additional resources. I researched via Google for … Continue reading

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My iOS 5 “Hello World!” App

Part of my iOS Programming Series. Earlier this year I started working with Apple’s iOS 4 Software Development Kit (SDK) using Xcode 4.0 and later 4.1. The lessons I absorbed were good and when I completed them in early August, I decided … Continue reading

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The 30 Year Layoff

From October 1, 1974 until October 23, 1981, I was an employe of International Harvester [ IH ] (now known as Navistar). During that time I was laid-off several times and on strike for nearly six months at one stretch. … Continue reading

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Creating Private Sector Jobs

I read the New York Times article, We Can All Become Job Creators and found it to be a wonderful article to help create private sector jobs.  Here’s the idea they came up with: Americans themselves would start lending to small businesses, … Continue reading

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Remembering Steve Jobs Effect

I pause along my journey tonight. I need to take time to grieve at the passing of Steve Jobs. He is missed and will remain that way in all my remaining days. My second computer was an Apple II+ purchased … Continue reading

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