iOS engineer who likes clean, simple designs and sans-serif.

Making an image transparent

To make an image background transparent: Open the image in Photoshop that has a white background that we want to get rid of. In the bottom right, select the layer. …

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Unable to dequeue a cell with identifier cell

When using a table view controller, make sure to set the table view cell to “Cell” (or whatever you set it as).  It’s defaulted to “Cell”. In Storyboard: In Code: …

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Checkbox… err Radio Button Hack

While I was building @GA’s Valentine’s Day promotion It’s a Date, I ran into a another form styling issue: checkboxes and radio buttons.  Last time, when I had issues with …

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Host webpages on Google Drive

Apparently, you can also host web pages on Google Drive now: I haven’t tried it yet, but it seems pretty cool and easy, minus the long URL.

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First Web Scraper

I just wrote my first web scraper using Ruby on Rails and the Nokogiri gem!!! I’m pretty excited about it. That is all.

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Huffington Post => GA Letter To Yourself

A few prominent entrepreneurs filled out the “Letter To Yourself” mini-app I built using Javascript/JSON/JQuery. Check out this nice Huffington Post article on it. PS — I may have had …

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Using Lists Instead of Form Selects

Over the holidays, I was really busy working on a little mini-app for our New Years Resolution campaign, a “mad-libs” style new years resolution. We chose to make it not …

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Hosting Pages on Github

Today I saw a sample portfolio piece being hosted on Github. This sparked my curiosity so I decided to try to figure out how to host my Front End Web …

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Down Arrow as Text

Quick neat thing I learned today: Earlier, we made a design decision that we didn’t want to confuse the interaction of our “call to action buttons” with our “in-page anchor …

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Fetch Tweets with Twitter Hashtag

This week, I built a marketing landing page for GA + Pencils of Promise where GA would give a free month of curated online classes and donate $1 to Pencils …

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