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 There's a new Resource Editor in town!
 
 Rain and other great things...
 
 I'm going to WWDC 2006
 
 Automatic Software Updates - Making User and Developer Happy
 
 Mac-GUI-Dev Mailing List
 
 A great blonde joke
 
 Photoshop Splash Screens
 
 UKCrashReporter 0.1
 
 Thomas Tempelmann on file system speed on OS X
 
 Warum das Wort "Aufheben" in Dialogfenstern böse ist
 
 Mac History and "Folklore"
 
 Du bist Deutschland!
 
 Doctor Who on German TV
 
 Review: X-Men 3
 
 My brain needs a new graphics card
 
 xTalk interview with Scott Raney
 
 Some people just can't admit they're in error...
 
 Blood Ties, EFC and other TV fare
 
 Articles section reinstated!
 
 Adobe developer speaks about Carbon 64-bit
 
 Let's talk about Coding Style
 
 Moving Cocoa from PPCMacs to IntelMacs
 
 Hot PILCS
 
 Panic is playing with Coda-Monkeys
 
 Burn, baby burn, 700 Megabytes!
 
 Delayed Perform in Cocoa
 
 My favorite action figure
 
 Uli's Life after Theatre...
 
 UKXattrMetadataStore 0.1, UKDockProgressIndicator 0.1, and lots more!
 
 CocoaHeads Munich March 2009
 
 Hyperbole to achieve usability...
 
 Mommy, where do doodads come from?
 
 MAS is going open source!
 
 Können Sie auch altweiss?
 
 Shovel 0.2 - Software Update for everyone!
 
 kqueue Fans, Rejoice!
 
 Uli's 4:53 PM Law
 
 Masters of the Void Rev. 4!
 
 Stop doing that!
 
 Spinning wheel must go round...
 
 Masters of the Void C Tutorial finished!
 
 Uli's Moose 3.5.4 released!
 
 ProFont is still alive!
 
 Letztes CocoaHeads-Treffen 2008
 
 Usability of newspaper address-change websites
 
 ZDNet can't look up APE...
 
 WebSite Rules
 
 Been a little busy...
 
 Quote of the day...
 
 Web browser Exploit!
 
 Bynk: A "nice" Internet - never!
 
 ASP and VBScript
 
 Data Loss Happens
 
 What I've been up to...
 
 Ro is over the hill
 
 Why Everyone Needs Version Control
 
 Kritik: The Incredible Hulk (3 VHS Box)
 
 New xTalk interview with Heather Nagey
 
 Redid the look again
 
 iPhone 3G contracts in Germany
 
 How to send smart Bug Reports
 
 Runtime time!
 
 WACOM pens stirring Cocoa...
 
 iCab goes WebKit
 
 10.4.6 killed my ripple effect?
 
 Less work through Xcode and shell scripts
 
 My Photoshop ate Opera!
 
 Well, half of what I want...
 
 Odd Post-WWDC 2009 Links
 
 Look and Feel Podcast launched
 
 Uli's 4:41 PM Law
 
 UKSpeechChannel 0.1 released
 
 John Gruber: The Iniquities of the Selfish
 
 Everything in Moderation...
 
 TrackStorer - Sync up your MP3 player more easily!
 
 Goodwin's Law - Updated
 
 Sparkling, Shiny URLs!
 
 Review: The Incredible Hulk - The Legend of the incredible Hulk
 
 Using DOM and JavaScript for dynamic Web UI
 
 A wrong sense of entitlement
 
 Oooo... food for thoughts!
 
 UKDistributedView 0.3.1
 
 The Pen - A Technological Marvel
 
 There's a new hex editor in town
 
 Uli's 1:16 AM Law
 
 Subverting your Mac (Addendum)
 
 Story in games
 
 iBook disassembly
 
 Gravenreuth sentenced
 
 Plug-ins with Cocoa
 
 Uli's 5:03 AM Law
 
 Joyful Juggling
 
 xTalk interview with Alain Farmer
 
 Menu Bars and Multiple Apps
 
 They suggest we repair permissions ?!
 
 This feels distinctly... odd.
 
 Prague -- some more thoughts
 
 Ridiculous Fish: Our Arrays Aren't
 
 NiftyFeatures 0.2
 
 Starting your own company
 
 B5: TLT wraps shooting (+ pics!)
 
 I'm suffering castration fear!
 
 Delete advertisements and text!
 
 Brent Simmons on OS X usability
 
 There's no step three !? *mad chuckle*
 
 Gravis - das nenne ich (Un-)Service
 
 Someone's been spamming
 
 The Moose has Competition again!
 
 Mac OS X 10.2 through 10.4 Intel compatibility
 
 Installing SVNserve on Mac OS X
 
 Consider me evacuated...
 
 The Doctor is back!!!
 
 Tablet Mac from OWC
 
 Stupidity Barrier
 
 Enderle got it wrong...
 
 Mac Mini rebuttal
 
 WindowFlipper sample
 
 The 4400 worry about you...
 
 UKSyntaxColoredTextDocument 0.1.1, new article!
 
 DesktopCoverer 0.1
 
 Sorry for the downtime...
 
 Heterogeneous outline lists
 
 Uli's Moose 3.5.5 released!
 
 Some more Metadata info
 
 FUD about resource forks on servers?
 
 Cocoa Scriptability in practice
 
 Masters of the Void: Now with Movies!
 
 Verpack 0.4
 
 CocoaHeads München
 
 The move ends NOW
 
 NiftyFeatures: UKUpdateChecker and UKFeedbackProvider
 
 Prague Day One - or Why Churches must be Gothic
 
 Uli's Moose 3.5 released!
 
 Piano for Dummies
 
 Leopard Screenshots? ... Naah!
 
 Nice C function pointer example
 
 The Why of release and retain
 
 Mommy, can I have a MacBU lab ... ?
 
 Will it blend?
 
 Get A Mac Commercials
 
 Grokster P2P court decision
 
 Oooh ... those wires! Those wires!
 
 Oh god, aren't even the US safe???
 
 Sam, is 'Pronto' a real word?
 
 Joy of Tech: Keynote bashers
 
 A Theory Why we get Only One Button
 
 Drawing off-screen in Cocoa
 
 This caught me off-guard
 
 Method Swizzling considered harmful
 
 WWDC 2006 Keynote
 
 Macwelt must be pretty desperate...
 
 Nobody loves Google...
 
 Prototype-based programming - where Carbon beats Cocoa
 
 Shiny new office...
 
 Rounded Box Cocoa class
 
 On the difficulty of writing safe web sites
 
 A hilarious sculpture prank
 
 Slight redesign, more Pix
 
 My ideal E-Mail app
 
 Alerts and Note/Caution Icons
 
 Uli's 9:01 PM Law
 
 What in heaven's name ... ?
 
 Banana Software
 
 PHP has killed Swatch beats?
 
 So, when will it be more secure?
 
 Article on a New OS
 
 Why I don't want to be Delicious - Beyond the Unboxing Experience
 
 Rentzsch.com: Universally Unique Ulis
 
 A rather original IF idea
 
 Headaches further revelations
 
 Uli's 11:06 PM Law
 
 They don't know when to stop
 
 The software awards scam
 
 More on App Store censorship
 
 Several applications fighting for a type...
 
 The Sinus Curve of Life
 
 We were pandemic first!
 
 The ultimate text editor... *smirk*
 
 Cold storage chart
 
 Chinese and Input Methods
 
 Fun with Class-Dump
 
 Podcasting to the point
 
 Type until your fingers are bleeding...
 
 Getting standard system icons in Cocoa
 
 We're back
 
 MacBook Air
 
 Piano for Dummies (Part 2)
 
 A handy trick for finding NSUserDefaults keys
 
 Buzzwords like Web 2.0
 
 Thread 500 - remember you can be wrong
 
 Review: The Crow (Comic Book)
 
 I want one...
 
 UKProgressPanel 0.2 released!
 
 UKDistributedView 0.4, UKToolbarFactory
 
 Uli's Moose 3.5.1 released!
 
 Who is this Mabuse guy?
 
 T-Mobile nervt mich
 
 Barcode scanning in a Mac app
 
 NSTextView on Late Night Cocoa
 
 Please be patient...
 
 Mmmmhhh... Käsesoße...
 
 Don't lie and don't embellish the truth
 
 Category or Delegate?
 
 How xTalk Syntax should be
 
 Kritik: Das Testament des Dr. Mabuse (Fernsehfilm, R: Werner Klingler)
 
 ADHOC, day one
 
 Installing from source code made easy!
 
 If GUIs could talk...
 
 Quote of the Day: The Center of sun...
 
 PC Keyboard on a Mac
 
 Dennis Ritchie deceased
 
 Nice article on serial numbers
 
 Rogue Amoeba: The Delicious Generation
 
 What we learned from CocoaDevHouse Munich
 
 Uli's 7:25 AM Law
 
 Comment RSS feeds are here!
 
 I'm mailing! And I can't shut up!
 
 Kleenex - the sign of independence
 
 The Stupid 32 GB Pin
 
 April Fools
 
 CocoaDevCentral's Quartz Article
 
 Getting more out of Xcode with regular expression search
 
 Dr. Mabuse Rights Sold / Dr. Mabuse-Rechte verkauft!
 
 NSOpenGLView and Interface Builder
 
 Another Wil Shipley Interview
 
 Boot-camping Windows on a Mac...
 
 Why from-scratch rewrites are bad
 
 MAS - My own MAMP-like Subversion installation
 
 Review: Sherlock
 
 I'll be at the online store...
 
 Evening at Adler is out!
 
 What not to ask the homeless guy on the corner...
 
 CocoaHeads Munich February 2009
 
 UI in Browsers - two observations
 
 A minor gripe about mailing lists and thoughtless subscribers...
 
 How to recognise me at WWDC 2006
 
 Mike Zornek's Billable 1.0
 
 How not to do the multi-row tab control
 
 Marking the root of a function inheritance chain
 
 Timac on Breakpoint conditions
 
 Rapid Prototyping Games
 
 We're moving...
 
 I'll have to change the wallpaper...
 
 Apple "Dull" commercial on German TV!
 
 Cocoa Text System everywhere...
 
 The Pope's astronomer and creationism
 
 Sex, Crime, 1984!
 
 Our love affair with Apple...
 
 SE-Radio and hiring programmers
 
 Zoomable Interfaces and Jef Raskin
 
 Disemvoweling and communities
 
 GNOME understands me
 
 Incredulity as an argument
 
 How Method Names Can Bite You ...
 
 NiftyFeatures and Shovel for MacPAD
 
 Tipps zum Einkaufen und Essen
 
 New Orleans and Microsoft
 
 Double click is a shortcut
 
 Tabbed Browsing - Let's Stop Fixing Symptoms
 
 Why I won't Podcast
 
 Generating Machine Code at Runtime
 
 CocoaHeads Muenchen diese Woche
 
 TimeSaver 1.0.2 and AngelRecorder 1.0 released!
 
 Installation and Uninstallation on MacOS X
 
 ValueConverter 1.1
 
 Intel assembler on Mac OS X
 
 UKTurboExporter 0.1
 
 Nice article on pointers
 
 NSConference '09
 
 Will it blend: Chuck Norris
 
 FreeCard - addendum
 
 Best redesign placeholder EVER!
 
 From Spoiler-junkie to happily surprised...
 
 Catholicism WOW!
 
 Search Engine, MLTE Pane and more
 
 John Gruber on Macromedia/Adobe merger
 
 Finder labels and Subversion
 
 Why I'm not fat
 
 Objective C 2.0
 
 The Big Man...
 
 Shovel 0.3.2 released
 
 Neat tip about template images
 
 But you can't call a planet "Bob" !?
 
 UKSound and UKSystemSound
 
 A Podcast on Podcasting...
 
 Canada 0wnz!!!1!
 
 Why the typecast in RB is broken
 
 Funny thing about C parameter evaluation order...
 
 Lineform - The new ClarisDraw
 
 Uli's 3:57 PM Law
 
 Shipley on Carbon vs. Cocoa
 
 Jack Colvin and Joe Harnell are Dead!
 
 Mike McCracken for a Views Framework
 
 The Soul of a Macintosh Program
 
 Now supporting if-modified-since !
 
 Ship, Boat, Whatever...
 
 Junkmail of the beast
 
 Tragic stories are good...
 
 witness.is-a-geek.org back up
 
 ValueConverter 1.2
 
 My Mouse can Program!
 
 Become an Xcoder auf Deutsch!
 
 All you need to know about the Mac keyboard
 
 Double Click Implementation Checklist
 
 HTMLKit, maximised windows and the Workspace
 
 Blog Categories
 
 Timothy Isted wuvs CoreData
 
 It's never too late to have a happy Childhood
 
 Why calling scripts is usually a Bad Idea(tm)
 
 Workbench 0.4
 
 Odds and ends
 
 UKFilePathView 0.1 released!
 
 What?! 2003?? Already!
 
 xTalk Interview with Doug Simons
 
 UKSyntaxColoredTextDocument and UKProgressPanel warning
 
 Movements on the SuperCard front
 
 Inform 7 (IF Language) is out!
 
 Not doing your best can hurt...
 
 Old Composers and rm after seven
 
 HTML Exporter download link fixed
 
 Browser Wars
 
 Elgato at Macworld
 
 Interesting Finder mock-up
 
 Inference vs. Knowledge
 
 LowFat - zoomable UI
 
 Whoa. Rain!
 
 Redmond has started their Photocopiers...
 
 Get A Mac Spoof!
 
 Masters of the Void book 4, UKSCTV 0.1.5
 
 Looking for the next Finder?
 
 My sister started it!
 
 More WWDC 2006 Student Experiences
 
 FreeCard - I can't believe it!
 
 Software ideas up for grabs
 
 Subverting your Mac
 
 Kritik: Mabuse Heft 1-6 (Kreitz, Breitschuh, Dinter)
 
 The Screaming Narwhal has Launched
 
 Denkste: Stupid mistakes that we keep on making
 
 The xTalk Interviews begin!
 
 xTalk Interview with Dan Gelder
 
 Uli's 12:07 AM Law
 
 xTalk interpreters!
 
 Uli's 9:36 PM Law
 
 The NDA is dead! long live the ... err...
 
 Menu bars in and out of windows...
 
 UKHelperMacros
 
 Darwin Subverting your Mac
 
 Fruit vs. Obst
 
 Time Travel as a Storytelling Device
 
 Installing GNUstep on MacOS X
 
 Spamusing!
 
 Happy Birthday ... Me.
 
 Microsoft's now also copying Nintendo
 
 phpBB as a mailing list
 
 Free upgrades or not ?
 
 Hellp mee spel...?
 
 MacScare and Advertising Cocoa
 
 Kritik: The Incredible Hulk (Vol. 3)
 
 Will Eisner is dead
 
 Auto-completion bugs
 
 Metadata!!!
 
 A couple of updates
 
 Safe key-value-coding
 
 Myst for iPhone
 
 The Deadly Docwriter approach
 
 Help save the Witchblade TV Show!
 
 Red Sweater Blog: Build your own damn HIG
 
 Crash Reporting on iPhone
 
 Webpagina Interrupta
 
 The iPad
 
 Why Aliases and Smart Folders won't change
 
 Milking Mice with Rainer
 
 On the Bitchecker story
 
 Slab - my new Mini
 
 When not to add a feature...
 
 Service guaranteed to stay available sporadically...
 
 Doktor Who im deutschen Fernsehen
 
 Server Maintenance June 5 2009
 
 Broke your back?
 
 Ouch. Feet hurt. :-(
 
 Review: The Incredible Hulk (Vol. 1)
 
 Clockwork (Racing Edition)
 
 Review: Stargate - The Movie (Director's Cut)
 
 Tied up in Bindings
 
 VerGIFte Seiten
 
 Captcha - thank the Christmas Spammers...
 
 xTalk interview with Tom Pittman
 
 Apple Guide is returning to OS X
 
 Across-the-Room GUI
 
 Helpful Xcode User Scripts
 
 Just chillin'
 
 We are *so* back ...!
 
 The day of the deceased food...
 
 One half restless, one half happy, third half confused
 
 Drunkenbatman at Adler's
 
 Uli's 11:30 AM Law
 
 Updated UliKit classes
 
 Geschichten-Sektion: Online Versionen mit Bildern
 
 Search Field Usability
 
 UKIdleTimer 0.1 released
 
 UKCrashReporter 0.3
 
 Tyler Vano on HyperCard, jsCard and more...
 
 GUI metrics
 
 Half a century of history removed...
 
 Oodles of great Programming Resources!
 
 I want my creative whitespace ... sometimes.
 
 Large Cocoa Projects
 
 Review: Batman Begins
 
 The Dangers of DVCSes
 
 Clockwork Racing Edition - Completed!
 
 SheepShaver - Classic for Intel Macs
 
 Very funny, Apple...
 
 Uli's source code is on Github!
 
 How my Dock looks
 
 UKCrashReporter 0.2 / UKFeedbackProvider 0.6
 
 Fixed Width Layouts and Boring Words
 
 The iPhone Reality Show
 
 VoIP - Why it is a bad idea
 
 WWDC 2006 - The Beginning
 
 Don't validate your address forms!
 
 Interface Builder Palettes
 
 About those 9 'Kritik' postings...
 
 Either DRM or Interoperability
 
 A fun couple days...
 
 Use of CSS in spam mails...
 
 UKSyntaxColoredTextDocument 0.4
 
 I'm working on the backend...
 
 Nice ideas for a future HyperCard...
 
 UKSoundFileRecorder 0.1
 
 Stacks-Section: No more HQX
 
 An example debugging session
 
 iTunes now burns without asking
 
 UKLoginItemRegistry 0.1 released
 
 Automatic censorship in practice
 
 Myst V for Intel!
 
 Carbon vs. Cocoa again...
 
 Apple/Intel and 64-bit CPUs
 
 New Moose Release!
 
 UKProgressPanel 0.1
 
 NSCompositingOperation at a Glance
 
 Busy moving...
 
 Why you should be careful in choosing domain names
 
 So, how do you like our new server?
 
 Bad User Interface Kills
 
 Screen shots on the Mac
 
 Reporting error lines in FLex
 
 MacAtCamp -- wer geht hin?
 
 How to Migrate Time Machine Backups to a Larger Disk
 
 Uli has a job
 
 Christmas Spammery 06
 
 Dating an Apple Developer...
 
 Cuuuute...!
 
 WWDC 2006 - Day Two
 
 Returning after hard disk issues
 
 Classes are objects, too!
 
 Hacking the Press - A point for usability in press kits
 
 My iBook is sick, too...
 
 The MacSB Iron Coder Contest
 
 How Mac OS X saves disk names...
 
 Saving files correctly
 
 CoreData and Ordered Objects
 
 Word 6.0 *shudder*
 
 Watch out! Uli has his own server!
 
 Apple's Product Line
 
 Why all those Flashlight apps do have a value...
 
 LateNightCocoa: Memory Management Podcast
 
 AngelTemplate 0.1 released!
 
 Doctor Who Reanimated!
 
 Worth Reading - Classics
 
 Why HCI is in the stone age
 
 Sandvox, Macworld'n stuff...
 
 Drawing between pixels with Wince
 
 Using other people's classes
 
 Right and Wrong
 
 Movies: Catwoman and Scooby-Doo
 
 UKSyntaxColoredTextDocument 0.3
 
 Making Identity Theft Easier
 
 Bookshelf, bookshelf, on the wall...
 
 Filie source code up again
 
 Garbage collection, work of the devil?
 
 Insidious Aspma dot Com WordPress Hack!
 
 When Multimedia was black and white
 
 Removing transparency from NSImage
 
 Quote of the Day
 
 Watchmen
 
 Shouldn't that be an apple?
 
 Cyberzorn: Light Yellow Highlighted Text
 
 Technonova on Intuitivity
 
 Renaming your Mac's CPU
 
 Freehand dead again...
 
 Subversion and Custom folder icons
 
 That Apple telephone...
 
 Favorite error messages in Tiger
 
 TeeVee Stuph
 
 A pitfall with class reuse
 
 Abusing Keynote for Animations
 
 A moonbase in 2024!
 
 Kritik: Die 1000 Augen des Doktor Mabuse
 
 Beheaded? ... oh you poor, poor pet!
 
 Consistency and Uniqueness...
 
 Uli's 10:23 AM Law
 
 Interview with Brian Molyneaux
 
 New Site Layout Installed
 
 The Rumor Mill
 
 Typesafe typecasts
 
 Web stores and Christmas Shopping
 
 The state of Desktop Linux... or so
 
 Breaking on ObjC exceptions - the objc_exception_throw breakpoint
 
 Value Converter Released
 
 My thoughts are with Ro
 
 Dealing with it with Natural Language entry
 
 John Dvorak's Predictions
 
 The Heise Forum Decision - resolved!
 
 Happy Apple Bug Friday: Typos and unclear styling in 'Designing Network-Friendly Applications'
 
 Ego surfing...
 
 How to become a games programmer on the Mac
 
 Shop till we drop...
 
 200 Points of Light
 
 Ein Absurdes Werbe-Schnitt-Programm
 
 UKPrefsPanel, UKUpdateChecker and UKFeedbackProvider updated
 
 Matthew Thomas' Ubuntu thoughts
 
 The Pope is dead.
 
 NSRectFill considered harmful
 
 We'll have to call it Tgr now...
 
 USA Erklärt / USA Explained
 
 WWDC 2006 - Day One
 
 iPhone software to be regulated
 
 NSWorkspace launches in foreground
 
 Installation without computers
 
 Write the next great adventure!
 
 ULI I5 t3h h4rdw4r3 GURU!!!1!
 
 Rethinking the Finder...
 
 Clockwork, Rrracing Editionnn (cont'd)
 
 Oh iBook, where art thou...
 
 NSConference 2009
 
 Hard Disk Problem
 
 More Search Boxes!
 
 The Dangers of ZeroLink
 
 Writing good copy
 
 My E-Mail is sick...
 
 Beauty in black, bluetones and orange...
 
 MacBook Air: Too many screws according to Japanese engineers
 
 What is an Outlet?
 
 Crash Reports Just got Smarter!
 
 Wenige Phishe schwimmen in dem See...
 
 Yes, Computers CAN be Funny!
 
 Seven Years of Giga
 
 Twentieth Anniversary stuff
 
 Adding lots of files to your Subversion Repository
 
 Amish and Technology
 
 Who will make this Mac/PC parody?
 
 Mixed-language ambiguity
 
 Virus Drills
 
 The Anti-Mac
 
 Debian - My First Serious Flirt with Linux
 
 Star Trek, B5, Dark Skies and Stephen Hawking
 
 Spaces revealed
 
 The Three Doctors
 
 I want a typewriter
 
 Building a loader...
 
 PCI vs. AGP graphics cards
 
 Nice Intel assembler text...
 
 Apple shouldn't censor the App Store
 
 Why the Proteron claim against Apple is false
 
 Scripting the Moose to Twitter
 
 Shared Precompiled Headers considered harmful
 
 NSMethodSignature and @encode
 
 QuickTime 7.2 update problems
 
 So. Git.
 
 Make my Logo Bigger Cream
 
 CocoaHeads München: Xcode Tiefergelegt Folien
 
 Search for source code
 
 CompileIt! released to the public
 
 CARS: Apple Sues Itself by Accident!
 
 Mewwy Cwistmas!
 
 Just Ten minutes without a test
 
 The Flashy Mill...
 
 Heise reports Mac Trojan
 
 Look-up tables for fun and profit
 
 ShadowCopy 0.1 released!
 
 Sorry for the jumbled messages
 
 Mix it, Baby!
 
 Thank you, Steve.
 
 Geschichten-Bereich re-integriert
 
 Usability Links
 
 What's a blogroll?
 
 Appcasting and Software Update
 
 What you find when you visit web sites about patching MacOS X...
 
 Dune Prequel Series One
 
 Adding dates to the RSS feeds
 
 Uli's Moose 3.5.3 released
 
 WWDC 2007 Roundup
 
 An Introduction to SuperCompiler
 
 GUI Improvements for Spotlight
 
 They're all so darned creative...
 
 Gil Amelio's Legacy???
 
 Brushed metal got a kick in the...
 
 Uli's 1:24 AM Law
 
 Paying my dues to blogdom...
 
 Speeding Up Mail really works!
 
 Gruber on Universal-Apple negotiations
 
 How (not) to run hardware tests?
 
 Spam, Scams and Phishing
 
 Slot-loading iBooks
 
 Going to WWDC 2007
 
 WWDC 2007 - The Day Before
 
 Aquatic Prime proof-of-concept crack
 
 Pimp My Mac (cont'd.)
 
 Porting to the Macintosh
 
 Jens Alfke's coding suggestions
 
 Globals, instance variables, and Visual Studio
 
 Dangerous NSTabViews...
 
 UKDistributedView 0.5 released!
 
 Learn NASM on OS X
 
 Better Music through ground loop isolators
 
 Missed me, honey?
 
 Scott Knaster's xTalk interview is up!
 
 More MacHack Madness
 
 Tom Pittman on TinyBasic
 
 We're a tourist attraction ...?!
 
 Aaron Ballmann: Passing on a va_list
 
 Text adventure tricks for UI design
 
 Really embarrassing...
 
 Hacks and Intel Macs
 
 OMG!!!11! Ferretti is nuts!!!
 
 Un-Trained
 
 Spacing, boxes, and other layout things
 
 Big Nerd Ranch Europe
 
 Uli's 11:51 AM Law
 
 Know thy target audience
 
 WinFS - worst marketing blah in ages...
 
 The move starts... NOW.
 
 Nice domain names
 
 Shovel 0.3.1 out!
 
 My Favorite Leopard Features
 
 Review: G. I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra
 
 Lifecasters? WTF???
 
 Folklore.org - The Movie!
 
 Sweep away everything old and make it new...
 
 Using Cocoa in SuperCompiler
 
 Uli's 9:39 PM Law
 
 Blame Canada
 
 Filie is no more...
 
 Sensible Defaults and Anticipating User Needs
 
 The sound of Stupidity...
 
 Uli's 8:44:17 PM Law
 
 LibMallocDebug Tips
 
 Differences between the USA and Germany
 
 I am not recycling - I collect garbage!
 
 Moose 3.5.6 released
 
 Get your SIT timetables, folks!
 
 Must be UI-drawing Week '08
 
 AppleScripting Cocoa a little
 
 Definition of User Interface
 
 Downtime for witness.is-a-geek.org
 
 Apple's new mouse
 
 Cocoa ground rules
 
 Uli's Moose 3.5.7 is out!
 
 The new iTunes nano ... or whatever
 
 Keep it Simple and ... Basic?
 
 WWDC 2006 - Wrap up
 
 Superman on Who Wants To Be a Millionaire
 
 Debugging Assembler on Mac OS X
 
 LLVM tutorial
 
 I Love You - Toast
 
 Showing a popup menu in Cocoa
 
 Kritik: Mabuses Kolonie (Norbert Jacques)
 
 Double-XX - a blast from the past
 
 GNUstep demo!
 
 Mail.app always asks for password on error?!
 
 New site design!
 
 UKDistributedView 0.3 released
 
 Talkative, chattering UI
 
 Mondo cool site
 
 I Love my Mac Theme Song
 
 CocoaHeads München im neuen Jahr
 
 Magicians, Music, Montreal
 
 I admit it: We Mac users are nuts...
 
 Flash with SWFMill and MTASC
 
 T-Mobile klaut mein Geld...
 
 Apple vs. Think Secret
 
 Uli's 6:28 AM Law
 
 An Old Mac as a Recording Device
 
 UKKQueue 0.3 is out!
 
 My C Tutorial is up
 
 Spatial vs. navigational file management
 
 UKDistributedView 0.5.1 and UKFilePathView 0.1.1
 
 Uprooting Sony root-kits is fun
 
 Mmmmhhh ... SPAM :-)
 
 Soeren on icons on menus
 
 Metadata across platforms
 
 Happy Apple Bug Friday: Safari Live HTML Editing
 
 Customer threatening purchase...
 
 TeVee Stuph (two)
 
 Nifty Dashboard Widget for PHP coders!
 
 iBook disassembly - Third time's a charm
 
 CocoaBlogs has opened
 
 WWDC Keynote
 
 Stack backwards ... head hurts...
 
 G. I. Joe Sigma 6 and Legos...
 
 Historical tidbits about NSImage
 
 Saying No in Software Design
 
 Why I wouldn't use REALbasic
 
 The best installer is one you don't use
 
 Taking advantage of validateUserInterfaceItem
 
 WWDC 2006 - Campus Bash
 
 MovieTheatre 0.1! (Sample code)
 
 My first day at the office
 
 Moved some stuff
 
 Hungarian Notation good, Exceptions bad?
 
 Pimp my Mac
 
 Surf through Sources!
 
 The Slime Recipe from Ghostbusters
 
 Custom Elements on WebKit Pages
 
 Apple Bug Friday: Smart Folders in the Dock
 
 Late Night Cocoa Again!
 
 Playing with Objective C on Debian
 
 Project vs. Product
 
 Defensive Coding in Objective-C
 
 Goodbyes in Mannheim
 
 At least there is symmetry
 
 How to draw a comic...
 
 Blog migration
 
 75tes Jubiläum des Raphael!
 
 Spotlighting Removed Media
 
 WindowFlipper for Tiger
 
 Weather Widget - How to fix it
 
 There may be intermittent outages
 
 The vultures are circling ...
 
 Kimbro Staken: Handling URLs in Cocoa
 
 New Backend Running
 
 I've added Comments!
 
 The English-Likeness Monster ... or is it?
 
 Class-Dump for Universal Binaries
 
 WWDC 2006 predictions
 
 MacHack is Over. I mean, really.
 
 But I like the new Mini...
 
 Leopard Tech Talk in Munich
 
 Differences between the US and Germany (2)
 
 Dictionary reading for Laughing Squids - Demystified
 
 Not many fishes swimming in the sea...
 
 GUI Bloopers
 
 Wanna buy a Collective Noun?
 
 The Woman who walked up the Escalator...
 
 Seapegasus: Troubleshooting Evolution
 
 Tips & Tricks section reinstated!
 
 You know the eighties are over when...
 
 Intel/PPC oddity
 
 John Siracusa has a blog!
 
 Interview with Kenneth Johnson at AICN
 
 Embarrass thyself
 
 Why News aren't
 
 MAS needs Testers!
 
 ESR on Media and blaming the Audience
 
 This is gorgeous... and nostalgic.
 
 You know you're a compiler writer when...
 
 Musings on Communication
 
 Star Trek XI thoughts
 
 UKKQueue 0.4 released!
 
 German court against root-kits
 
 Review: Witchblade (2001)
 
 Great movies and TV shows
 
 The Language Blog on Inuits and Snow
 
 iTunesCantComplain released
 
 Bad User Interface Still Kills
 
 Uli's 0:37 AM Law
 
 Where did Classdump go? Ah! There!
 
 Ridiculous Fish on messages to NIL
 
 Just had a release at work!
 
 URL shorteners are EVIL!
 
 Spammers are at it again...
 
 I need a drool sponge. Badly!
 
 Learn C on the Mac is back!
 
 Some 'R is for Rocket' back in print!
 
 Habemus Papam
 
 LinkBack - OpenDoc is back?
 
 Downtime on Friday
 
 Bill Atkinson Interview at Wired
 
 Theatre lighting and sound experiences
 
 Nice coding ambiguity
 
 Some Practical Tips for Cocoa Programming
 
 Wil Shipley and his Red Box
 
 WWDC 08 predictions
 
 Jeanne A. E. DeVoto on HyperCard, SuperCard and Revolution
 
 Gruber on iPhone and OS X
 
 Debugging memory on OS X
 
 Oh those Linguists...
 
 Oh, how glorious is Show-Business!
 
 Activating PHP on MacOS X
 

Why the typecast in RB is broken

Because you can do things like this. Now c'mon! How often do you think tech support will get called by people who fall for this? IMHO, a "conversion operator" has nothing to do in a strongly typed language.

Dynamically typed languages like PHP? Sure! But if you have strong typing, all conversions should be explicit. If there are implicit conversions in some cases, but not in others, and the developer of an application can arbitrarily add new ones, you need documentation to help people through your project. And face it: How many programmers actually write comprehensible documentation, and how frequently is it outdated?

Self-documenting code is much better. Good programmers at least take care to write their code efficiently and cleanly, because the code is needed for the system to do what they're paid for. Nobody's ever going to see the programmers' documentation.

 
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