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Big Data Couchbase Databases

Getting your head around the Couchbase SyncGateway

I like Couchbase. One of the things that really appeals to me is the sync gateway. As a mobile developer I often find that the apps I’m developing are just interfaces into some backend service. Somewhere out there in the cloud I’ll have a web application that sits on top of some database (nodejs/mongoDB is […]

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iOS

Change the display name of your iOS apps

Decided on a long name for your application when you created it, but are now fed up of seeing it display like this on the home screen? You can quickly and easily change the display name of your application but amending InfoPlist.strings to the following Easy as that, since the plist file is localised, we […]

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iOS Objective-C Twitter

Sending Tweets from your iOS5 app, easy!

Sending a tweet from your iOS application could not be any easier, Apple and Twitter really were looking out for their developers. With iOS 5, the twitter account is authenticated under the settings menu of the device, which means that any application can request this account to use for tweet, and that is all you […]

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iOS

Improving Tesseract OCR results on the iOS platform

If you’ve found yourself using Tesseract on the iOS platform, and you’re scratching your head as to why the OCR results are so terribly incorrect, you might be interested in the following. Most of the tesseract iOS tutorials talk about compiling the libraries, but don’t really cover how to use it. Are you using something […]