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iOS Remote Notifications – What is Error 400 Topic Disallowed?

In setting up remote (push) notifications for iOS today, our manual server post to APNs was an error 400 Topic Disallowed, explained as “Pushing to this topic is not allowed.” in the Apple docs. NOT helpful. What is the topic? It’s the AppID! … Continue reading

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Data Design In Core Data

For those who wanted the slides from my presentation at Cocoaheads, the slide deck is in Keynote format, and is available here. I added some additional clarifications based on feedback from the attendees. Thanks for coming!

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Formatting a Samsung T5 SSD to APFS

When buying an SSD, the last thing I want to do is use FAT32, I want to just use APFS, because I’m only using Apple devices. I’ve done this twice now, and it works fine, but it’s not as straightforward … Continue reading

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Winter Effects in Photoshop CC

A year ago, I presented on making it snow in a Photoshop video. I’ve found the original keynote and PDF for downloading. Enjoy!

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Let It Snow In Adobe After Effects CC

I’ll be presenting at the SLC Adobe Video Users Group in Draper on Wednesday, February 18th, at The Art Institute of Salt Lake City located at 121 W. Election Road Draper Utah. We’ll start at 6:30PM. Feel free to download the source … Continue reading

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Finder wants to make changes – Trash permissions reset

I have Lion, and for some strange reason, my Trash was now annoying me to enter my admin password to do it. Crazy. So I tried some things I searched on, no luck. Finally found a post that worked, and … Continue reading

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WordPress Spamming -or- How To Not Waste Your Life

I have to start by apologizing for turning off comments for a while. In the last two days, I’ve been slammed with over 800 spamming comments to my articles. Yes, it’s annoying, and at first I was attempting to build … Continue reading

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Starting Over with WordPress

Having a separate site and a separate blog was becoming a drag. I’m consolidating! Hopefully, this works out.

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