Site Update - New section!

I have recently added a new section called "Resources" to the site.  The link to this section appears in the top and bottom navigation menus.  This new section is primarily where I will keep a collection of resources that I think will be useful to me in the long run that I may need to have quick access to.  This section may or may not be helpful to you but feel free to contribute also if you think there's a resource I may need on the list.  

PHP Discovery Log - mcrypt extension

I decided a few nights ago that I would play around with the Yii PHP framework to see how quick and different it is from Symfony2 but stopped after noticing that I didn't have the mcrypt extension which is required by the encrypt and decrypt methods in Yii.  I searched on PHP.net to see if there were any installation directions but the information regarding installation was minimal at best.

Winter Break Coding
Stuff to do during winter break!
Getting excited about coding!

Here's the plain and simple: I get excited about coding!  There MUST be something wrong with me, right?  It's not like I get an adrenaline rush from coding.  To me, some things that get me excited:

iOS Tutorial - How to add and configure mogenerator in Xcode 5

Adding mogenerator

1.) Go to http://rentzsch.github.io/mogenerator/ and download mogenerator.   You could also install mogenerator via homebrew if you'd like too.  Instructions are below the download image (as shown below):

2.) After downloading the mogenerator DMG file, mount the image by double-clicking on it and then click on the package file to start installing it.  Let the installer run and finish.

 

iOS Discovery Log - Mogenerator and Core Data

In last night's Professional iOS Development class, we were introduced to mogenerator and was asked to complete an in-class exercise on getting mogenerator to work.

Right away, the first thing that came to my mind was, what is mogenerator?  After a few searches and readings, here's my explanation for what mogenerator is: