Sun, Apr 29, 2012

I had encounter several times that when using MaxOS X Lion, when I try to unlock system preferences (usually for setting user access, privacy settings, etc) - the unlock icon does not respond - does nothing.

Well - google-ing all over - I found my solution. Just open terminal and type the following 2 commands:

rm -rf ~/Library/Preferences/
sudo killall -9 securityd


Sat, Mar 17, 2012
Once you have experience (or not) with some uX system, at some point you have to deal with environment variables, especially if you intend to do some development. I used to come from Open Source uX systems, and some old ones like HPUX, AIX, Solaris. When I switched to OS X, which is to some extent BSD - I had to find the best way to deal with env. variables. So - here are the ones that I use

Sat, Jan 28, 2012
This article continues the series for creating a web service consuming program on your mobile device. In the previous article I have showed you how to create Server part (web service) on Geronimo and how to access it from Android app. Now we shall do the same with iOS application. So what do you need. Mac with OSX XCode IDE with iOS SDK Code and applications (server, IDE, code) from previous article in order to run the server So lets start.

Wed, Jan 25, 2012
This articles will reveal the first steps in setting up your development environment for building WebService/Enterprise Java applications and consuming their services from Android device. What I am using in this example: Geronimo with Jetty7 javaee5 - 2.2.1 - as application/web server Eclipse Indigo EE (with WTP plugin) Android SDK 4.0.3 Google Gson 2.1 Resteasy - jaxrs - 2.3.1.GA Please don’t be bored from so many screenshots. If you know the basics you just can skip them.

Thu, Jan 19, 2012
Recently I have changed my mobile number. I did not memorize it yet (learning to keep only indexes to information where it could be found - makes me forget numbers, names etc). So when you quickly try to view your number (for writing in form or giving to a friend) the easiest way is to 1) Go to home screen 2) Click on Phone 3) Navigate to Contacts search top area (taping on top bar) - and there you go