Creating Apps We Love

MY Radio for Malaysia

I am releasing the first “branch” of SG Radio. Introducing.. MY Radio! This also explains why I have changed the app icon design.


A new 3D icon for radio, for the flat iOS 7

While the new iOS 7 embraces flat design, I have introduced a new 3D icon for SG Radio. The old icon: The new icon:...


SG 4D v3 – No more under my care

I launched SG 4D app in Mar 2009. After 4 years, I am now transferring ownership to someone else. Starting with version 3.0, it is...


How to create explainer video for your product?

Most websites now use videos for their homepage. Those 1-2 minutes videos are known as explainer videos, like this:   Why make video? This...


The Malkovich Bias

I have learnt of a new phenomena. The Malkovich Bias – is defined as the tendency to believe that everyone uses the web the same...


Usability Testing Tools: Silverback vs Camtasia

I tried 3 software on my Mac for conducting usability testing for a website. The first software is using Quick Time, which comes free...


Use Simple Terms – Otherwise you are just talking to yourself

I was reading TIMES on an article about IMF chief Christine Lagarde. Lagarde is a lawyer by training, and it is kind of misfit...


Google April Fools Joke 2013

Google takes April Fools day very seriously. This year, they joked on Google Nose, Treasure Map, shutting down of Youtube, and website visitors from...


New Blog Theme

After 4 years since Just2us.com appeared in the blogosphere, I updated the (WordPress) theme today! It’s a long overdue update, considering that the Internet...


2013 Jan Posts from samwize.com

These are recent posts from samwize.com:</p> 1. #### How to replicate iOS Crash feedback from Apple 2. #### iOS Developer Tips 2013 3. ####...


October Posts in samwize.com

 <article>Total Posts Count: 17!</p> Common Git Usage OCT 30 – Some of my most common git commands and settings </article> <article> iOS Guide to Multiple...


This blog has migrated to samwize.com

I have started a new blog at samwize.com, powered by a new, nicer & better blogging framework. Read on why I made the switch: http://samwize.com/2012/09/10/switched-from-wordpress-to-octopress/...


setuptools – Python tool to distribute and install your SDK/package

setuptools is a tool to download, build, install, upgrade, and uninstall Python packages — easily! If you just need to install other people’s packages,...


Sphinx – Documentation for Python

Python is a wonderful language also because of the awesome tools that are available. One of which is Sphinx. It is like markdown, but...


Tips for Developers Upgrading to Mountain Lion

If you are a developer using Python for any purposes (warning: you could be using without knowing), do take heed. Mountain Lion Kills Python...


Mountain Lion kills my Python

I upgraded my Mac OS X to Mountain Lion (10.8) shortly after it was released. Although I don’t believe it is worth upgrading, I...


Setting up Django with Scrapy

This guide is about using Django, the most popular Python web framework, and Scrapy, the most popular Python scraping framework. Both of the frameworks are...


Dotcloud Django Setup Guide, with a Bootstrap Template

I have created a bootstrap template for Dotcloud + Django + MySQL project. The rationale for creating a template is because the Dotcloud Django...


Python Debugger Guide (pdb) – Kind of like gdb

A lot of programmers starting with Python use just a plain vanilla text editor, and command line. Although fancier IDE such as WingIDE comes...


Open Finder folder in Terminal [for Mac OS Lion]

Prior to Lion, I used to install plugins that can open a finder folder in Terminal with just 1 click. However, with Mac OS...