This photo was taken in ‘stealth’ mode: shooting from the hip, no audio, no display on the rear LCD. I had no idea what the composition would look like.
One of the features of Qur’an Memorizer, my first iOS app, is the ability to highlight a verse (ayah) when it’s tapped. To do this I access a database of verse x and y locations and retrieve the 4 coordinates I need to draw the resulting polygon.
The first version of the code released to the App Store looked a little bit like this:
As an amateur photographer I like displaying my photos on my blog, especially when there are particularly interesting stories behind them. In this post I’ll show you how to modify the default Octopress theme and add a type of layout that highlights a single photograph. You can see an example of this in this sample blog.
After my recent Blitz Talk at SecondConf I had some great conversations with fellow attendees in the meal lines and around the beverage table. I’m presenting them here for further discussion.
Here are the slides and links from my recent Blitz Talk on password security at SecondConf.
Update: I have just posted some followup discussions in a new blog post.
This is a bend of the Colorado River located near Page, Arizona. In Page you can find the famous Antelope Canyons.