Apple SpriteKit vs cocos2d

Yes, this is under developer’s NDA so I won’t go into details. But it looks pretty damn similar with cocos2d (and even with box2d) and people¬†started wondering what will happen with cocos2d-iphone. I played a bit with the SpriteKit and I think it…

iOS 7 beta is here for developers!

Sooo… iOS 7 has been revealed and it looks pretty cool. Well, its skin looks like the Gmail app (flat white design with blue text). But the the features (even those already existant in apps for jailbroken devices) are pretty awesome! The multitasking…

PHP – extending classes – reverse inheritance

This one is quite interesting and one reason for which I don’t like PHP that much. From¬†http://php.net/manual/en/language.oop5.visibility.php: Members declared protected can be accessed only within the class itself and by inherited and parent classes. So members declared in a class can be accessed…

iOS App – Learn to Dance Salsa

Yesterday I launched my second iOS app (base on the same “template” as the first one): Learn to Dance Salsa. It’s basically a video collection structured by difficulty. You get some of them for free when you install the app, then you can…

CakePHP REST API

Recently I had to implement a REST API on a website developed on CakePHP. CakePHP is a great framework and has its own (easy) ways to setup a REST API. But I needed something a bit more flexible and a bit more strict.…

PHP German Stemmer

I’m pretty proud of this one since is probably the first piece of code that I’m sharing. I recently needed to implement stemming for a search angine in multiple languages. Stemming means reducing the derivated words in a language’s dictionary to the same…