Monthly Archives: October 2011
With iOS 5, Apple has introduced their CoreImage class to developers. This class offers many image processing functions, but there is one in particular that caught my attention, the CIDetector class. Currently this only does face detection, but the hints to further feature detections in the future.
With minimal code you can easily detect faces within a picture, including the locations of eyes and mouths, here is how:
Recently Anonymous launched OpDarknet, basically what happened was someone in the collective noticed a large amount of CP in Onionland, and contacting the main hosting provider (Freedom Hosting) proved fruitless in removing the content so they took it down themselves. Now after hearing about the strange concept of Onionland, I began to do some research.
So what is the difference between the 4 and the 4S? Josh looks at the camera, processor, buttons and Siri.
A web design trend that I have started noticing more frequently are ‘sticky menus’ where the navigation sticks to part of the page will the content scrolls. This great feature for websites with lots of scrolling…
Disclaimer: I am not a lawyer, before using open source code in a project make sure you check with a lawyer in your jurisdiction what the implications are. Isn’t it a shame when you see some open source code, but later check what that huge jargon of text means in the license only to find that it
So you’re coding away, everything is coloured nicely so you can distinguish between reserved words, datatypes and variables, but then the unthinkable happens; all your code turns black. Not to worry, you can live without the colours, but when you see the “symbol not found” message and Xcode is no longer autocompleting variables and functions for you, you start the panic. Your development time rolls to a halt and you can no longer quickly jump around from method to method. You realise Xcode has broken it’s intellisense index.
Just some awesome drawings of awesome things
In this week’s blog posts we have all focused how web standards effect our jobs. With all the new HTML5 & CSS3 features available now, browser standards have lead to increasing frustrations in implementing these new features. Not only do all browsers do things differently but we are still dealing with users on old versions