Blackbird! – A Game for Rook fans on iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch

by dontangg on October 30, 2012

* I am not affiliated with Hasbro! It has been a month now since my iOS card game app based on Rook, Blackbird, has been approved in the App Store. It has been a blast! It is definitely the funnest (…)

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How to Setup Reactive Cocoa (RAC) for Use in Your iOS App

by dontangg on June 28, 2012

I am writing an iOS app and I found GitHub’s Reactive Cocoa very helpful. There isn’t any documentation on the ReactiveCocoa README on how to install it and there are many ways. I tried CocoaPods but it added and changed (…)

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Deploying A Rails App To Rackspace Cloud Servers On Ubuntu Using Nginx and Unicorn

by dontangg on April 4, 2012

I recently setup a Rails server on Ubuntu using Nginx and Unicorn and a database running on the same server using Postgres. I also used rbenv and ruby-build for ruby. I had to look up a lot of information to (…)

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A Simple Site To Automate Sending Texts/Emails

by dontangg on March 15, 2012

I’m often thinking about things that I could code up that would make tasks simpler.  Generally, that means that I spend a lot of time up front to write a tool that automates a task.  Then, I slowly get that (…)

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Constructing A Less Than Simple Query With Rails And ARel

by dontangg on November 27, 2011

I say the query is less than simple because it’s not really complicated either.  In my little application, I really only have one query that is like this and this is the one.  This is the query that I wanted (…)

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