Success & A Mindset For The Future

Success & A Mindset For The Future

It has become apparent to me that my approach to life was wrong. My attitudes were misaligned to that of how rewards actually come about. The idea that I mow the lawn and I am guaranteed $5 in pocket money for the week must of... [+]

Savings: An iOS App To Keep You On Track

I’ve recently gotten into some heavy app development dedication/motivation. My ideas are spawned from me giving up searching on the AppStore for an app that I’m after and gives me everything I need. This was never so true recently after searching for days for a... [+]

How To Fix/Tune Up Your Bike’s Front Derailleur

So your bike has stop shifting up onto the big ring. Or maybe it’s sometimes jumping up and over the big chain ring, escaping. Or when you’re just about to climb Alp D’Huez and it jumps off the small chain ring and you give up... [+]

Auto Upload from GarminConnect to Strava

A while back I posted a tutorial on how to upload directly to Strava from a Garmin. That post is dead, along with Strava’s API access. Instead what I have been left to do is poll the GarminConnect website, determine if there are any new... [+]

Testing Singletons in iOS with Kiwi

Testing Singletons in iOS with Kiwi

A recent problem I ran into whilst getting up to speed with BDD and Kiwi on iOS was testing singletons. By nature singletons are static objects, they shouldn’t as they are “instantiated” instead they return an already live copy of themselves for mutation. This was... [+]

Garmin 2 Strava Sync Ruby Script

Garmin 2 Strava Sync Ruby Script

Having had issues with Garmin Communicator in the recent days. Plus being lazy of going to Strava, clicking on all the links, tabs and waiting for uploads. I figure I would make a ruby script that I can easily run when I get to my... [+]

Syncd: Remembering What We Delete On Remotes

A friend of mine doesn’t have internet. Yep, they exist. But they do love movies, music etc. I offered to open up my movies and music to him (legit ones only of course) but ran into an issue quite quickly. The problem with sharing data... [+]

iOS Keyboard Style Reference

iOS Keyboard Style Reference

Just a simple small post showcasing the various keyboard formats along with the associated properties. To be used for future reference to easily see the formats: UIKeyboardTypeDefault Use the default keyboard for the current input method. UIKeyboardTypeASCIICapable Use a keyboard that displays standard ASCII characters.... [+]

On My Tv: With Trakt.tv

On My Tv: With Trakt.tv

By now you’ve probably discovered I’m a big fan of trakt.tv, well scrobbling in general. I wan’t a way to show what I’m watching on my own blog in a way that isn’t the preformatting jpg’s trakt.tv provide (which is pretty cool in it’s own... [+]

Uploading with Rails 3.1,...

Uploading with Rails 3.1, CarrierWave, MediaInfo, Single Table Inheritance and Polymorphism

Starting a new Ruby on Rails project I decided to try out the much talked about CarrierWave gem. It makes uploading easy and keeps uploader config separated from your models. Clean! I decided to write this little tutorial as to how to get CarrierWave working... [+]