CoreData. It’s one of those looming technologies of Cocoa that people put off. I did, most coders I know did. Mainly because it’s thought of as a big looming technology. If you’re not sure if you need to learn CoreData, take the following quiz:
Lately, I’ve been brushing up on my Cocoa by writing a Lion client for Planets Nu called PlanuPlanu. I’ve opened up the core of this as an LGPL library called PlanuKit. It’s nice to work on projects with no pending deadlines to learn facets of a technology you don’t have time to learn during business hours.
Let’s talk about code obfuscation for a minute. I’m not talking about the interesting puzzle obfuscation of competitions, but the kind done at compile time to protect intellectual property.
I’ve been writing a lot of C# middleware lately and it’s not uncommon to have a need for throwaway delegates.