Archive for October, 2010

Fighting the good fight

Friday, October 22nd, 2010

Comment spam on a site like this is out of this world. Completely nuts. I just looked over the stats and this is what they look like: Click the image for a better look at it. No, you’re not misreading it, 99.27% of all comments I get are spam. Un-frickin-believable. Only between one and five […]

Even the machine agrees

Friday, October 8th, 2010

Picture this. I’m a little nervous, not much, but a little, since I’m to present my first running code on an iPad of my own entirely different idea of what a medical record should actually look like. I’m presenting this to a group of industry folks, doctors, and professors of different kinds, a power group. […]

Is it nil or isn’t it?

Monday, October 4th, 2010

A bit of Objective-C weirdness I don’t quite get. The weirdness occurs if “view” in the code below is nil, that is if [idr getAsView:newFrame] returns nil. You’d expect the verticalOffset not to be incremented, but it is. Even though view is nil, view.frame.size.height still evaluates to “21” (in this case) and verticalOffset gets incremented. […]

An ode to Juniper

Friday, October 1st, 2010

I have a Juniper SSG-5 and the school I’m doing the network setup for also got one identical unit on my recommendation. I wanted to set up a fixed VPN between the two but failed miserably, so I logged a support request with Juniper on my machine, which is still in warranty but without any […]