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April 30, 2020

Flutter Build Name

Turns out, if you change the name of your Flutter app bundle in Xcode, the next time you build on a Simulator, you get a cryptic error message about not being able to find the bundle! Gotta make sure the name Flutter is looking for matches the actual name of the app bundle!


April 29, 2020

Nameservers and DNS Disasters

Just a friendly reminder: make sure you're changing your NS records in the right place. If you don't, you'll spend two days waiting for "propagation" 🙃. Oof.


April 27, 2020

dynamic environment changes

I've been working on a native app lately that requires our team to be able to switch between environments. It's an interesting task, but using the secure store (i.e., Apple Keychain), we can keep track of which environment a device is pointing at and change when necessary.


April 27, 2020

Flutter Rocks

Native app development can be a real pain, but Flutter makes it a whole lot better. Apps come together so fast with the framework, and I really enjoy working with Dart!


April 26, 2020

I can recommend Macs again!

It's been so long since I've been able to recommend a Macbook to someone without having to list off a string of conditions. Now that the new keyboard is here, I'm finally happy using my Macbook Pro on the go again!


April 26, 2020

Darklang?

A coworker of mine at Fivable is getting really into Darklang. So far, it's only in beta, but it's really impressive. I think it's going to be really good at handling random tasks, like running a Slackbot, for instance. It's definitely something to keep an eye on.

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