#14 in Deloitte Tech Fast 500 Asia-Pacific 2013

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What a proud day for the b2cloud team. We have just been announced by the Deloitte Tech Fast 500 Asia Pacific as the 14th fastest growing technology company in the region, and the fastest growing mobile app developer.

Google Glass – How to get involved

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Over the last 4 months b2cloud has been busily building Google Glass Apps for the most forward thinking companies in Australia. Not to mention the neat little Apps we have developed for demonstration at events around Australia including Glass Tabs – Learning guitar through Google Glass.

3 days with Glass

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We have had Google Glass for several months now, but it has spent most of its time with our development team. On Tuesday I decided to wear it all day and night to experience life with it, and understanding the possibilities and impacts of Glass.

How To Setup a Wiki

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Today I setup a wiki for the all the common source code we created and/or use at b2cloud when developing apps, and I thought I would take you through the steps to creating one. Now

Method Swizzling to override in a category

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Objective C categories are great for extending classes, however if you want to override methods then you’re going to have some problems as you can no longer call the method on your original class owns, usually breaking a lot of functionality the higher up the class food chain you travel (try this on NSObject‘s init, return nil). If you called the same method on self you would end up with an infinite loop, and calling super will skip the original class completely.

Dive deeper into your Facebook page with Insights

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Most businesses and organisations would have a Facebook page by now. Whether they have the discipline to update it regularly, posting interesting content and interacting with users is another story.

Apple, hit by a bus!

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Apple’s (AAPL.O) figurehead, the pinnacle of their publicity efforts and the man we (and investors) saw as the innovator and industrial leader in the modern technology world was Steve Jobs. Who steers the ship when he is no longer around?

The outstanding, the bad and the useless

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You rarely get a second chance in the App world, so don’t bother releasing Apps that aren’t revolutionary. In reality many Apps don’t make life any easier for the user, nor do they provide anything innovative.

Custom fonts in websites

Guides | Thoughts By 3 years ago

One of the most exciting developments over the last couple of years for web design has been the ability to include custom font choices. We can finally spice up designs without having to create images out of text. But what are the pros & cons of web font technologies and where do we still need to advance with the technology.

Obtaining pixel data from a UIImage

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Bridging images in a UIImage into other API’s such as OpenCV can be painful, however there is 1 format that every image processing library understands, and that is the format of “raw”, where each pixel

Autofill, not so secure

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Autofill makes it easy to access regularly visited sites that require a password. When you go back you see your username and password conveniently filled in for you, and because the password is stared out nobody can get this, right? Wrong. If somebody opens up the autofilled page they can very easily use Javascript to reveal the contents of the password field to them.

The balancing act of a new venture

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So you’ve come up with a great new business idea. Your (insert: widget, website, app) has never been done before, everyone will be using it, your market is the whole world blah blah blah. WRONG.

Digital editions

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I typically purchase magazines when I travel as they have a great selection at the airport, and I have ample time to read them cover to cover on the plane. Last week I was in transit to New Zealand and splashed out $18 for a copy of this months Harvard Business Review with cover headline “Build a culture of trust and innovation – COLLABORATE”. This is very topical to our team at b2cloud, colleagues and clients.