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Month: April 2008

Image Uploading

By: | Post date: April 12, 2008 | Comments: No Comments
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One of the features that has always been planned for MagicBrush-Photo has been the ability to upload or publish images to Picasa and Flickr. Right now I’m in the midst of incorporating this feature into the release plan. The GData APIs for cocoa are making this straight forward enough, but the tricky part is making […]

Moving Toward 1.2

By: | Post date: April 9, 2008 | Comments: No Comments
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MagicBrush-Photo was stalled slightly at version 1.1.5. I knew what I wanted to add by way of features, and had a development branch working, but unfortunately my “paying job” was consuming more of my time and energy than I planned. An Aside I should probably caveat that I’m not your typical programmer (at least I […]

Updating Philosophy

By: | Post date: April 9, 2008 | Comments: No Comments
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Developers are told repeatedly to “ship code to real users” and get feedback. How does this translate into the customer experience and their update cycle? What do you think? I’ve decided recently to move away from packaging up point releases and instead ship more frequent updates via the Sparkle+ framework. This will allow me to […]