MacKuba

Kuba Suder's blog on Mac & iOS development

Code like a hobo

Categories: Ruby/Rails Comments: 6 comments

For the last 2 months, I’ve been using a new Ruby framework at work. A very… interesting framework :) It looked very promising in the beginning, only to become a complete disaster a few weeks later. I thought I could share some of my experiences with it here, although not to recommend it, but rather to warn you not to use it…

Its name is Hobo, which makes most people think of homeless people, and makes it a constant object of jokes in my company (see below :)…

'Hobbo land' sign
A sign hanging in my room – copyright by Wombat

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To Cocoa or not to Cocoa, that is the question...

Categories: Cocoa, Python, Ruby/Rails Comments: 0 comments

It seems that starting a blog was not the only stupid idea I had recently. I’m having more of those… For example, now I’m thinking about learning some Cocoa and writing some applications for the Mac :) I’ve been planning for some time to write something in Qt when I used Linux, but now it seems that although Qt has the advantage of being multi-platform, so I could write something that could be used on Windows, Linux and Mac, the disadvantage is that only a subset of Cocoa widgets are available in Qt; I couldn’t use some of the things I saw in native Mac applications, and because of that, my applications would be less “macish”…

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