Jamon Holmgren


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How to get hired as a junior software developer

Sometimes I get asked if we do internships at ClearSight Studio. Right now we don’t (although that will likely change). Ultimately, your chances of getting a job at ClearSight as a junior software developer almost linearly follow your willingness...

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When to use viewDidLoad vs. loadView

In preparation for ProMotion 2.0, I did more research into the proper lifecycle of UIViewControllers and their contained views. I quickly realized that what I had been recommending for ProMotion all along had been erroneous, although it does work.

My...

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Apex: A RubyMotion Web Microframework

Ever since RubyMotion hit 2.0 and got OS X support, I’ve wanted to try building a Sinatra-like web framework, hosted on OS X. This weekend I finally built Apex.

I wanted to see if it was even possible to build a website using RubyMotion. Running a...

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Getting Started with MotionKit and ProMotion

I’m sitting in the waiting room while my dad is getting prepped for a liver transplant, so I thought I’d put together a little tutorial for MotionKit and ProMotion to pass the time.

Here’s the demo source code: ...

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RubyMotion Dispatch::Queue Explained

NOTE: This was previously located at my company blog. We’re revamping the website and I’m moving the article here.

Dispatch::Queue is a wrapper for dispatch_async and dispatch_get_global_queue() and other related C functions. It’s a...

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