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Chicago CocoaHeads April 2011 Link-o-Rama

Various links from the past month that I thought were intesresting that I posted to the groups mailing list:

Gruber: Gap Theory of Design (WebStock ‘11)
http://vimeo.com/21742166

XCode 4 reviews (nowhere near as awesome as Ben’s talk was tonight)
http://www.e-string.com/content/quick-intro-xcode-4
http://pilky.me/view/15

Cocoa Samurai: XCode 4 Keyboard Shortcuts
http://cocoasamurai.blogspot.com/2011/03/xcode-4-keyboard-shortcuts-now.html

Cocoa Samurai: Singletons: You’re doing them wrong (special link just for Dave)
http://cocoasamurai.blogspot.com/2011/04/singletons-your-doing-them-wrong.html

Dave’s C4[3] Unit Testing Preso
http://www.dribin.org/dave/blog/archives/2011/04/05/unit_test_c4/

Neven Mrgan:  What it’s like to share an article from one of these iPad magazines
http://mrgan.tumblr.com/post/4460556800/what-its-like-to-share-an-article-from-one-of-these

What is the single most influential book every programmer should read?
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/1711/what-is-the-single-most-influential-book-every-programmer-should-read

Fuck You. Pay Me.
http://vimeo.com/22053820

Pinboard Blog: anatomy of a crushing
http://pinboard.in/blog/173/

Instagram’s first weekend (hint: EC3 to the rescue):
http://mashable.com/2011/03/30/scaling-instagram/

Mental Blog: on the Usefulness of Core Data’s User Info Dictionary
http://www.mentalfaculty.com/mentalfaculty/Blog/Entries/2011/3/8_On_the_Usefulness_of_Core_Datas_User_Info.html

Why Garage Band on iPad is so awesome
http://90wpm.com/post/3882101006/garage-band

Watch Your Fingers: Slice HD
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/slice-hd/id420262366

BBum: iOS 4.3: imp_implementationWithBlock()
http://www.friday.com/bbum/2011/03/17/ios-4-3-imp_implementationwithblock/

Gruber on Pricing (what’s wrong with NYT online, but can apply to anyone):
http://daringfireball.net/2011/03/pricing_should_be_simple

World of Goo iPad launch statistics
http://2dboy.com/2011/02/08/ipad-launch/

WTF? Toyota sponsoring a theme in Cydia marketplace (then pulling it)
http://daringfireball.net/linked/2011/04/05/toyota-modmyi

Epic’s Tim Sweeny on mobile gaming (iOS vs. Android, what do you think, duh! :-)
http://daringfireball.net/linked/2011/04/05/epic

Farming vs. Mining
http://blog.wilshipley.com/2011/04/success-and-farming-vs-mining.html

POW: 37 Signals new Node.js easy deployment for Rails and Rack apps
http://pow.cx/