About a week ago I've build a 100% Swift App (one of my first ones, except for Notification Center Widgets, etc.) which also resulted in two open source components (both Swift) which I released and added to my Showcase.

ios, xcode, swift, color, and app


I've set a small jekyll-powered page to showcase my most-famous and continued open source projects.Feel free to take a peek at: http://src.kida.io.

opensource, bitbucket, github, src, code, and jekyll

The Reservist(or: How I've hacked the Apple Store queue)

Originally I had preordered an iPhone 6, that was before I got curious regarding reserving one and picking it up at the Apple Store in the Syndey CBD.

ios, xcode, objc, apple, iphone6, thereservist, applestore, iphone, and swift

Ghost + Amazon S3 = <3

Some days ago I've showed you how to deploy a Ghost Blog onto Heroku, using PostgreSQL and Amazon S3, as time passed by there has been a new Release of the Ghost Blog System, namely the big Update to v0.5.0 and finally v0.5.1.

ghost, blog, amazon, aws, and s3

Ghost on Heroku. The most complete Guide. (Ever.)

I recently decided to move my blog away from a hosted VM to Heroku. The main reason for this were maintenance costs. Please don't get me wrong, I loved (and still love) my VM hoster, and if your in need for a lot of custom Software etc. you won't get around setting it all up manually, but for the needs of my blog, this was a huge overload.

app, nodejs, github, git, aws, blog, heroku, postgresql, amazon, s3, npm, and bucket


A few days ago I've come around a quite nice javascript library which generates random pattern SVGs consisting of triangles. It's called Trianglify.

github, opensource, javascript, trianlgify, geometric, api, and code

instancetype vs. id

Bringing it to the point, using

ios, app, location, geofencing, geofancy, and ibeacon

SSL on [redacted]

As from today, this blog is (optionally) available over an SSL secured connection using a self-signed certificate.

server, ssl, blog, and tech

Setting the Timezone of your Ubuntu 12.04 machine

This evening I realized one of my VMs' Timezone was incorrectly due to some date shown wrongly in my Node.js App.

server, ubuntu, vm, timezone, and aws


I just meet an App helping me to fiddle around in my iOS Simulator's App-Folders without digging deep thorught my Filesystem, take a look at SimPholders.

app, xcode, osx, and objc