August 2009

Pi Cubed icon has posted a video review of Pi Cubed, which explores the features of the application from a layman's perspective. As a disclaimer, I commissioned the review, but the reviewer has been honest about other applications that he's looked at. It's worth viewing if you would like another perspective on the application.

Instruments icon

I've spent some time recently with DTrace, a performance analysis and debugging framework that ships on every Mac running Leopard. It's an extremely powerful framework that many Cocoa programmers disregard due to its apparent complexity.

I found that DTrace is actually reasonably easy to use, and have collected my experiences with it in a two-part article. The good people at MacResearch have published the two parts here and here. I invite you to check them out and hopefully learn a new way to tune your Mac or iPhone applications.