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Monthly Archives: October 2011

A Pattern to Declare an Objective-C Mix-in

The missing piece for creating a full fledged mix-in, or multiple inheritance, language out of Objective-C was the addition of associated references. My earlier post on creating a category that uses associated references is an example of the basic framework to do so. All it was missing was a formal way for the compiler to […]

Steve Jobs RIP

Steve Jobs changed my life. Outside of my immediate family, I think I can only say that about him. I wanted to contribute to his vision. I left graduate school to write Mac software — D2 Software’s MacSpin — to contribute to Jobs’ vision. I followed the siren call of multiprocessor performance and lead a […]