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2019-03-01: Stacks Dev Journal - Sprint Developer Beta At the beginning of the week I had somewhere around 15 bugs left in the list before …

2019-02-10: Stacks Dev Blog -- Integration Testing a Plugin After writing about the success I had building a test-fixture to profile my plugins in Instruments, …

2019-02-06: Stacks Dev Journal - Custom Toolbar Buttons Toolbars and dark mode I had hoped to get away without modifying the Stacks 3 custom toolbars and …

2019-02-04: Stacks Dev Journal - Xcode, Instruments, and Mojave Securiteh!!! Mojave includes many more system level protections to keep out malware. But with this …

2018-08-15: social network soup isaiah.micro.blog/2018/08/1…

2018-07-24: If you’re just getting coding, then this looks like a fun way to keep the good habit going: …

2018-07-24: I don’t normally write stuff on FB, but this was for my relatives mostly and the only platform …

2018-07-23: . @manton suddenly my timeline is very manton focused. 🤣 i don’t know if it’s significant, but it …

2018-07-23: Stacks Dev Journal - THREAD ALL OF THE THINGS Visually stacks are organized like containers. Each container contains other stacks, some of which …

2018-07-17: ten years indie. it was both easier and harder than i ever thought it would be. and in ways that i …

2018-07-17: when i quit my day job i hoped i could stay independent for one year, working on my own ideas at my …

2018-07-14: tried the firmware update a couple more times just for fun. nope. same deal. so, i’m restoring to a …

2018-07-14: whelp. stuck. trying to install high sierra on the external drive – but no can do. installer …

2018-07-14: step 1 complete: new video card installed. unfortunately i couldn’t make all the video cards …

2018-07-14: new video card is here. it’s time to visit the desert.

2018-07-12: perfect 👌 www.manton.org/2018/07/1…

2018-07-12: You know all those great pictures of Obama? They’re from one photographer. He has a book (and …

2018-07-11: made pho 🍲 tonight. my skills and supplies are getting much better. downside: i ate too much. i’m so …

2018-07-10: i think i have imposter-syndrome, but recovering from surgery. is that a thing? i feel like a total …

2018-07-09: btw: for those looking for more kiwi posts. sorry. i’ve been really busy with real work …

2018-07-09: the ability of JS promises to be called by multiple asynchronous consumers is a powerful pattern …

2018-07-09: i’m pretty sure getting a second round of pain medication after a surgery is more difficult than …

2018-07-07: Le Tour day 1: Wow, so much happened from what seemed like a few minor crashes. The GC is truly wide …

2018-07-07: anyone know how to change the default RSS reader in macOS nowadays?

2018-07-05: i’ll just go read some open source, see how other devs are doing this… OSS #1: pure strict …

2018-07-05: my biggest hurdle to blogging is my very poor ability to edit my own writing. i seem unable to find …

2018-07-05: after my recent switch of text editor (yes, again. shut up.) to VS Code mostly due to built-in …

2018-07-04: Independence Day Rambles usually on the 4th we go to watch nearby fireworks in Cedar Park (hi @manton). their display isn’t …

2018-07-04: Check this out it’s a bit of web magic that builds sites — on the client side from data in the URL …

2018-07-04: often i try to sync up code for the real job and the side thing in some little way. it’s helps keep …

2018-07-02: carew family effort to fix a blown capacitor in the AC unit. i’m on crutches and can’t bend over, so …

2018-07-02: wife going out for day drinking and fancy lunch with fancy people at a fancy restaurant and took my …

2018-07-02: recovery status: felt good yesterday. too good. spent too much time sitting up working. paying the …

2018-07-02: Kiwi Dev Journal - Fun with Images After a long day chasing a nasty bug and finally finding it, yeah!!! I decided I wasn’t in the …

2018-07-01: anyone have a favorite client that presents media in a fun way that they really like? looking for …

2018-07-01: ok, that’s plenty of real work for a sunday. onward to fun code. tonight: i’d really …

2018-06-30: it’s be 36 hours since physical therapy. i’m on serious painkillers. still hurts like …

2018-06-30: a day after physical therapy it hurts so much to move i’ve decided to just work from bed today. i’m …

2018-06-29: did physical therapy today. now i can’t move at all. ouch ouch ouch. i’m more than a tad skeptical …

2018-06-29: after much digging the answer is: typescript doesn’t support es6 require statements. 😞 all the …

2018-06-29: Frustrated. Wasted another coding session trying to get typescript to work with an electron project. …

2018-06-27: Kiwi Dev Journal Day 16 - Sign-in Window This is a first pass at the sign-in window. The sign-in widow is the first thing the user sees …

2018-06-26: It’s been a week and I’m pretty tired of crutches now.

2018-06-26: Kiwi Dev Journal Day 15 - Routing and Security Content Security Policy This is kind of a big deal. Electron runs node. Node can access the file …

2018-06-25: Kiwi Dev Journal Day 14 - Handlebars Today I refactored and consolidated all HTML/Templates/Partials/Helpers. I guess I’ve never …

2018-06-25: i had hip surgery last week and today my son is at his first job interview. ok. i get it, universe. …

2018-06-24: i started using micro.blog because twitter is a real downer. but i’m growing to enjoy it just for …

2018-06-24: Kiwi Dev Journal Day 13 - One step forward. Two steps back. After getting bitten for the bajilionth time by Javascript’s lack of any typing I’ve decided …

2018-06-18: Two votes to keep Kiwi. Two votes to change. I’m not sure how I feel personally. I do like …

2018-06-18: Question: If I do release this app to the public, should I call it Kiwi 4? Or should I give it a new …

2018-06-18: dev milestone 2. reading a posting nicely now. also… for the next couple weeks i’m on …

2018-06-16: realized today that i won’t get to see Incredibles 2 in the theaters. i’m a bit bummed out about …

2018-06-16: Kiwi Dev Journal Day 12 - Scroll Position Details Updated the nav view controllers to remove views from the DOM whenever they become invisible …

2018-06-13: Postmortem of APFS Data Loss Has anyone seen anything like this sort of data loss before? It’s the most baffling thing …

2018-06-11: Kiwi Dev Journal Day 11 - Conversations and Clicks Added a conversation timeline and a button in the upper righthand corner. Added a selection …

2018-06-09: Put the rubberythings™ from my fancy but very old and dying Sure earphones on my $15 wireless POS …

2018-06-08: # Kiwi Dev Journal Day 10 - Timeline Refactor Timeline controller Up to this point the primary list-view itself didn’t have a class separate …

2018-06-08: one of the real advantages to being in my late forties is that my hearing is totally functional, but …

2018-06-08: as a traveler, as a compassionate person, as a lover of punk rock, and mostly as a phoenix rising …

2018-06-07: Tomorrow is the last day of school for my kids. I know a lot of people that work at home dread …

2018-06-06: Kiwi Dev Journal Day 9 - Post Window I threw together a post window . And when I say threw together I really mean it. I stole the code …

2018-06-04: Kiwi Dev Journal Day 8 - API Details I finished the check, fetch, update cycle for the primary timeline. The micro.blog API provides a …

2018-06-01: Kiwi Dev Journal Day 7 - Navbar The navbar is functional but not yet animated. Code needs refactoring, but the basics are in place. …

2018-05-29: Kiwi Dev Journal Day 6 - User Bio Design Last update for a few days. Stacks 3 crunch time to finish a new feature needed to be compatible …

2018-05-28: Kiwi Dev Journal Day 5 - Squishy animation! Source list styling is now looking much nicer. Generic FA icons – meh – better than …

2018-05-28: “imagine if someone stole a rug grampa liked.” that’s it. that’s the movie.

2018-05-28: explaining The Big Lebowski to my middle school aged son. fortunately my dad is the original Dude, …

2018-05-28: While BBQing and swimming and hanging out with friends I ate and drank far too much and too many …

2018-05-27: No developer journal entry for today. :-( Too busy with friends and family and BBQ’s and …

2018-05-26: Kiwi Dev Journal Day 4 – Small steps Not much to report. Small things. Fixed the user timeline. Now using the real classes. Added some …

2018-05-25: usually after 12-18 months work on Stacks i start to post builds – but this time around a few …

2018-05-25: Kiwi Dev Journal Day 3 - Persistence Lots of invisible behind the scenes model work. Built classes for timelines, users, posts, etc. …

2018-05-25: Kiwi Dev Journal Day 2 - Navigation hierarchy Built a more general wrapper around the micro.blog API and built a user timeline. Yes, still crude, …

2018-05-25: Kiwi Dev Journal Day 1 - Make something work Borrowed a custom window from last project. Resizing layout already works nicely for a client-app, …

2018-05-24: talking to a friend today about various projects, some in appkit, some in es6. it struck me how …

2018-02-09: if anyone knows anyone at Facebook or Instagram, please send them my way. my accounts are being …

2016-02-17: when the lenders told us the hoops we’d have to jump through because i’m self-employed to …

2016-02-11: got a bunch of the really awful stuff that’s been on my to-do list for a year done today. feels so …

2016-02-07: when i started having problems with my iCloud account i was told it’s something i was doing …

2016-01-29: publishing in lots of places …

2016-01-29: everyone is a back-seat CEO. i don’t envy @jack. he has a tough job. …

2016-01-29: parsing my hot takes: http://lowcase.tumblr.com/post/138291624121/parsing-the-hot-takes