Monday, September 24, 2012

iPhone 5 (parody)

Saturday, September 22, 2012

The Go programming language

Just installed the Go programming language on my iMac.

$ sudo port install go
--->  Computing dependencies for go
--->  Fetching archive for go
--->  Attempting to fetch go-1.0.2_0.darwin_12.x86_64.tbz2 from
--->  Attempting to fetch go-1.0.2_0.darwin_12.x86_64.tbz2 from
--->  Attempting to fetch go-1.0.2_0.darwin_12.x86_64.tbz2 from
--->  Fetching distfiles for go
--->  Attempting to fetch go1.0.2.src.tar.gz from
--->  Verifying checksum(s) for go
--->  Extracting go
--->  Configuring go
--->  Building go
--->  Staging go into destroot
Warning: go installs files outside the common directory structure.
--->  Installing go @1.0.2_0
--->  Activating go @1.0.2_0
--->  Cleaning go
--->  Updating database of binaries: 100.0%
--->  Scanning binaries for linking errors: 100.0%
--->  No broken files found.
$ go version
go version go1.0.2

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Xcode 4.5 is available

Mac OS X 10.8.2

Saturday, September 15, 2012

If someone want professional work

"It's true, if someone wants professional work, then he will need to hire professionals. But it's also true that as amateurs are happy to do the work that professionals used to charge for, the best (and only) path to getting paid is to redefine the very nature of professional work."

Read the rest here.

Friday, September 14, 2012

My articles for the August 2012 MacTech issue

1st article
Title: An introduction to gdb
Subtitle: How to use the GNU debugger

2nd article
Title: The tcpdump network utility
Subtitle: How to capture network data using tcpdump

and yes, there is a 3rd article! (co-author: Christos Karidis)
Title: Installating an SSD drive on an iMac
Subtitle: Replacing the HD of a late 2009 27-inch iMac with a SSD

You can imagine how happy I am :)

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

(personal) iPhone 5 FAQ

1. Will you buy the new iPhone 5?

2. When?
As soon as it comes in Greece.

3. Why?
It is my job. I write software for iOS, I write articles for iOS and I want both a bigger screen and a faster CPU.

4. Which iPhone are you currently have?
I have an iPhone 4.

5. Thanks.
Thank you too!

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Pain vs Quitting


Monday, September 10, 2012

Old binary format

$ file test
test: Mach-O executable ppc
$ ./test 
-bash: ./test: Bad CPU type in executable

Sunday, September 9, 2012

Different business model

By Kenny Hemphill

Friday, September 7, 2012

funny "iPhone 5" promo video

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

It is almost here :)

Monday, September 3, 2012

Changing bash shell history size

In order to change the bash shell history size and history file size, I added the following two lines inside .bash_profile file.


Saturday, September 1, 2012

Mac OS X 10.8.1