Month: December, 2011

What are your top commands?

Posted on December 15, 2011 by

Sometimes it is interesting to navel-graze. What commands do you type the most? history | awk ‘{a[$2]++}END{for(i in a){print a[i] ” ” i}}’ | sort -rn | head Here’s mine: 95 ll 93 git 67 cd 37 vi 29 identify 15 find 12 agvtool 11 history 11 exit 10 cat “ll” is an alias for […]

App Development in the Real World

Posted on December 14, 2011 by

When developing applications for mobile phones, it is easy to get tricked into thinking the emulator will accurately represent how a user will interact with the application. This is dangerous for a few reasons. I ran into one reason today: real devices move around. They rotate, yaw, pitch and jiggle. The emulator does not. Sure, […]