July 6th   2014

My first 10k in 20 years

This morning I ran, for the first time ever, well... in 20 years, a 10 km distance. Not too shabby for someone that 12 months ago could barely run 30 seconds before running out of breath.

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June 18th   2014

Beautiful solution

"When I am working on a problem I never think about beauty. I only think about how to solve the problem. But when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong."

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June 15th   2014

My impromptu motivational speech at iOScon

iOScon 2014 was the first conference that I've co-organised. I was really energised by the whole environment and, since the common theme across the participants and sponsors seemed to be the lack of developers available, I've decided to encourage the participants that they should find their dream job.

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April 7th   2014

My DevWeek 2014 talk: "iOS developer overview"

So, you're a developer, but you have never worked with iOS? In this session, Paul will provide a head start on how to plan, build, debug and release iOS 7 apps. The talk will cover a wide range of topics, including: the App Store ecosystem; the nature of an app; iOS 7's new UI and how to migrate from iOS 6; interface design; dev tools (Xcode IDE, Simulator, Instruments & docs, etc); design patterns; debugging and optimisation; App Store and ad-hoc distribution; and what makes an app successfully.

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July 9th   2011

My Coding Style

My Code, My Rules.
This style guide is heavily influenced by the "Zarra Studios Coding Style Guide" [1], and whilst we agree on lots of things, there are major differences.

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