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Balancing CPU cost when using BCrypt


~3 years ago by Manfred Stienstra on Fingertips.
You need to take care when setting the cost parameter for BCrypt. Brute-force cracking of passwords becomes harder when the cost parameter is higher. Unfortunately...

A quick note on dependencies in Ruby on Rails projects


over 3 years ago by Manfred Stienstra on Fingertips.
In response to the latest Ruby on Rails security announcement we upgraded all of our clients’ Rails projects in less than 36 hours. On average it took around...

Boss guide to installing Ruby on Rails


almost 4 years ago by Manfred Stienstra on Fingertips.
Every once in a while my boss asks me for help getting a Rails project running on his shiny new MacBook Pro. I’ve made him this guide to make sure he won...

How to add Notification Center support to your website or app


~4 years ago by Manfred Stienstra on Fingertips.
Originally introduced last year in iOS 5, Notification Center is one of the more useful new features in OS X Mountain Lion. What’s really nice is that the...

Functional View and Controller testing with RubyMotion


~4 years ago by Manfred Stienstra on Fingertips.
Eloy Durán, our lead Mac OS X and iOS engineer, recently wrapped up a consulting project for RubyMotion, a toolchain that lets you develop native iPhone...

A conversation with Thomas Fuchs about working with us


~4 years ago by Manfred Stienstra on Fingertips.
On our rather lengthy sales page, a few clients share what it’s like to work with us. These stories were done by Kelly Parkinson of Copylicious. We’d ask...

Help Books in preference panes


~4 years ago by Manfred Stienstra on Fingertips.
Normally you can register a Help Book in your Cocoa application by setting CFBundleHelpBookFolder and CFBundleHelpBookName in your Info.plist. When the...

Manfred's Bike Tour of Amsterdam


~4 years ago by Manfred Stienstra on Fingertips.
Hi EuRuKo! I'm organizing a little bike tour in Amsterdam tomorrow, Sunday June 3. The goal is to visit a few of my favorite places in the city you might...

A reasonable way to show high resolution images on retina displays


over 4 years ago by Manfred Stienstra on Fingertips.
Since the release of the New iPad, there have been quite a few scripts to help you show high resolution images on your website when it’s being viewed on...

Eloy on The Changelog


over 4 years ago by Manfred Stienstra on Fingertips.
The Changelog is a weekly podcast that covers what’s fresh and new in Open Source. For this week’s episode, our Eloy was interviewed about his CocoaPods...