PragPub: Issue #13

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Issue #13, July 2010

  • Meet the Arduino
    • The Arduino lets us get hands-on again with computers in a way we haven’t been able to since the 1980s.
  • Not Quite New in iOS 4
    • Three unsung developer features of iOS 4 will make your life easier and change your code dramatically: blocks, gestures, and properties without ivars.
  • TDD on iPhone: DIY
    • If you’re trying to do quality iPhone development, TDD is not optional. Fortunately, it is also not impossible.
  • BDD on iPhone: iCuke
    • Almost a year ago in these pages, Ian Dees showed how to use Cucumber to test your iPhone apps. Now iCuke makes it even easier.
  • When Did That Happen?
    • In the 1960s, a network was conceived that would change computing in fundamental and far-reaching ways.

Plus: Up Front, Choice Bits, The Working Geek, The Quiz, Calendar, Shady Illuminations