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World Series of Birding App and Dashboard

Each May, birders from across the country gather in Cape May for the World Series of Birding, a competition to identify the most number of birds in 24 hours. Besides bragging rights, the competition is also a major fundraiser for

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Review of Learning iOS Programming, by Alasdair Allan; O’Reilly Media

I’ve started making iOS apps, and started out using PhoneGap, which allows you to wrap an HTML5 app into an iOS app. This has its limitations, and so I wanted to see about writing Native apps. As part of O’Reilly

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What To Brew – a new iOS App

I have a long commute, and often take the bus. This gives me plenty of time to work on side projects, and one I’ve picked up is developing apps for iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch. My first apps were Bird Codes and Band

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