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Vim Basics


~7 years ago by Jared Sartin on Atomic Spin.
Being new to Atomic, I am also quite new to a few of the regular tools we use. One of the most used tools of our developers is Vim. We have a nice set of...

Atomic and GR DevDay


~7 years ago by Matt Fletcher on Atomic Spin.
GR DevDay is a one-day, local tech conference coming up on November 5th. The speakers have been selected and it looks like there will be about 33 sessions...

In Memoriam


~7 years ago by Paul Hart on Atomic Spin.
Atomic Object mourns the loss of Steve Jobs, 1955-October 5, 2011.Statement by Apple’s Board of DirectorsStanford’s 2005 Commencement address delivered...

Heuristic evaluations: formalizing what you already knew about usability


~7 years ago by Marissa Christy on Atomic Spin.
Last week my colleague Brittany and I had the privilege of attending Usability Week 2011 in San Francisco, a conference/workshop put on by the Nielsen Norman...

Vector Map Pins


~7 years ago by Kedron Rhodes on Atomic Spin.
I’ve created map pins several times for geolocation-based applications, and I lean towards pins that are simple and scalable. Here are a handful of pins...

Instance Variables in Objective-C


~7 years ago by Chris Farber on Atomic Spin.
If you’ve ever taken a peek inside Apple’s Objective-C headers, you might have noticed some interesting things about the way instance variables are declared...

Interns and Apprentices at Atomic Object


~7 years ago by Carl Erickson on Atomic Spin.
Interns and apprentices have always been an essential part of Atomic Object. Choosing to work with students and recent graduates has been, in part, how...

Rails routes in Javascript with js-routes


~7 years ago by Matt Fletcher on Atomic Spin.
One thing that has annoyed me historically is hitting our Rails routes from Javascript. I’ve either sent the route down with other JSON data or simply typed...

I want to love Eclipse


~7 years ago by Nick Christensen on Atomic Spin.
In June I wrote a post about the need for more open source tools for embedded development. More and more I see Eclipse as the answer for an open source...

Perspectives on Bugs


~7 years ago by Greg Pattison on Atomic Spin.
There are two perspectives on bugs and every software company has to juggle them. From a user’s perspective, a bug is unexpected behavior. From a developer...