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Core Data Tips for iPhone Devs Part 2: Better Error Messages

Continuing our series of Core Data tips and tricks, we turn to error handling. All good developers know that error handling is an essential piece of quality software. Unfortunately for Cocoa developers, error handling can be a little cumbersome and verbose on our favorite platform. This is a small price to pay to be able […]

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Core Data Tips for iPhone Devs Part 1: Command Line Shortcuts

I recently finished migrating the data management backend for all of my games to Core Data from a custom sqlite implementation. This is part of my commitment to use more Apple APIs where it makes sense, and this one made a lot of sense. While the migration took me a couple of days, the benefits […]

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Core Animation: Hands-On @ 360idev. Yes, There is More!

I was surprised and excited to see the standing room only turnout for my in depth Core Animation talk at 360idev this week. I thought it would be a popular topic, but Collin really got people fired up to learn more during his introductory talk. I was able to cover quite a bit of material […]

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