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Garrett Moon Garrett Moon, Technology Strategist

Geocoding for iPhone 3.0

While playing around with the iPhone 3.0 SDK beta, I found a glaring omission in Apple’s Maps SDK. The SDK has a class for reverse geocoding coordinates to corresponding addresses, it doesn’t allow for the reverse (geocoding). I would guess this has something to do with an agreement with Google, but it just seems like [...]

Installing an Ad Hoc iPhone / iPod Touch Application

Are you friends with an iPhone developer? Have you been conned into testing the ultimate fart app? Well you’ve probably ended up with two files in your email that you have no idea what to do with. Here’s how to get in on all the farty goodness:

Obtaining your iPhone’s or iPod Touch’s UDID

A UDID is a code that is used to uniquely identify each individual iPhone / iPod Touch. So why do you need this number? Well there could be several reasons, but if you’re an end user, it’s probably to give to a developer to allow you to install a program that isn’t yet available on [...]

When to reinvent the wheel

Continuing with the trend of cliché titles, I thought I’d discuss the use of pre developed tools, libraries and Content Management Systems or CMSs. Choosing which code to write from scratch and which bits to pull from already written projects can be quite the art.

Hello World.

And with that cliché title out of the way, I can get down to business introducing myself:
I’m Garrett, the developer here at Pondry. As such, I’ll be writing posts about the technical aspects of implementing applications (be they web, mobile, desktop or somewhere in between).