Tracking Progress: Wearables In Review
“At Uncorked, we like to say that our work resides at the intersection of technology, design, and people. It’s the last part of that triad that motivates our research — understanding the human impact of the work we do.”
2014 Summer Internships
It’s that time of year again - the weather is getting warmer, rain is a bit less frequent, and most importantly, we’re gearing up for this year’s Summer Internship session.
Bring Google Fiber to Portland
Portland is one of the next cities nominated to receive Google Fiber, a Gigabit speed connection that will revolutionize the way Portlanders access the Internet.
Image Filters with Core Graphics
Even with a variety of image processing frameworks available on the Mac and iOS, sometimes you need to access the raw bytes of an image and write your own image processing routines. This post will show you how to do that with Core Graphics.
Unclutter your Xcode project with CleanX
CleanX helps developers clean the clutter from your Xcode projects. It allows you to identify duplicate and unused files, and clean them from your project with the click of a button.
Here at Uncorked Studios, we’re huge Grunt.js fans and we use it for most of our web projects. Grunt is extremely useful, but the barrier for entry is quite steep. From working with interns and junior developers and also from personal experience, I have found it hard to get people started with it. However, once you get the hang of it, it’s hard to develop sites without it. To help with that, we developed a small app to tackle part of this complexity.
Life After Tusk: Getting Started with Grunt.js, Part 2
This is the second part in my two-part guide to getting started using Grunt.js. We'll take the files we created in part 1 and start configuring tasks, adding them to our Gruntfile, and running them with Grunt on the command line.
Life After Tusk: Getting Started with Grunt.js, Part 1
By now you've heard of Grunt.js, some reasons why it's useful, and that it can be intimidating for a beginner. Maybe you have already installed Node.js and the Grunt CLI with Tusk and are unclear about what to do next. Getting started with Grunt isn't very difficult, but in order to ensure your code is expandable, readable, and easily replicated for other projects, precise and descriptive instructions are your biggest ally.
In this post I will walk you through the steps needed to install Grunt globally and set it up on a project by project basis.
Background Location Updates on Android
Recently, I’ve been working on some updates to the Android version of one of Uncorked’s originals, FlareMail. There have been several changes to Android APIs since it was written and it was time to make some updates and improvements.
Zipping Multiple Folders with Python
How to scan through a folder tree and zip multiple files at a specific depth using Python.
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