08 Oct '12, 5pm

Why not to use ARC #fb

If you have done any development for iOS in the past few years you have at least some familiarity with ARC . The overall response to ARC since Apple released it with iOS 5 has been little short of orgasmic. You can’t swing a dead internet cat without hitting a blog post from someone explaining how ARC saved his/her dying grandmother and if you’re not using it on every project you touch then you’re helping the Commies win. I’ve seen some projects do perfectly well with ARC, but at the same time I feel it provides its own set of challenges which we should not overlook. Here are some reasons why you might want to consider not using ARC on your next Objective C project. ARC probably isn't solving the problem you need it to Memory management. Programmers whisper these words in fearful tones, or brazenly avow the impossibility of doing it correctly. ARC takes care of memory mana...

Full article: http://pivotallabs.com/users/adam/blog/articles/2334-why-...

Tweets

How to never use foil or plastic wrap again:

How to never use foil or plastic wrap again:

earth911.com 09 Oct '12, 1pm

of trash every year, and single-use products are a big reason why. A piece of aluminum foil or plastic wrap here and there...

20 Unexpected Ways to Use Apples

20 Unexpected Ways to Use Apples

treehugger.com 11 Oct '12, 9am

With all those apples, you may need relief from the apple glut and rut while continuing to support your local apple orchar...

Another good reason to use AIRLINK....

lothianbuses.com 08 Oct '12, 1pm

Edinburgh's dedicated express service between the Airport and City Centre. ​AIRLINK buses are located outside Edinburgh Ai...

Homeowners who’ve put their houses on the marke...

resnet.us 10 Oct '12, 3pm

There’s a new buzzword being thrown around the housing industry with increasing regularity these days: the HERS Index. For...

Does Someone You Know Have Internet Use Disorder?

Does Someone You Know Have Internet Use Disorder?

care2.com 06 Oct '12, 5pm

Know someone who spends way too much time on the Internet playing online games? What about someone who must check their li...

BOMA Releases Mixed-Use Standard: The updated s...

edcmag.com 09 Oct '12, 4pm

The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International announced the release of the revised Mixed-Use Propertie...

Avoid harsh cleaners: use gentle cleaning aroun...

healthychild.org 19 Oct '12, 1am

Buy furniture made from solid wood. Most furniture is made from pressed woods like particle board or plywood. The glues us...

Facebook's New Custom Audiences: What They Are and How You Can Use Them - Part 1

Facebook's New Custom Audiences: What They Are ...

seomoz.org 03 Oct '12, 7pm

If you're currently advertising on Facebook, you've probably heard the announcement about their new Custom Audience featur...

#seo Five reasons why your business must use SEO

free-seo-news.com 15 Oct '12, 6am

SEO (search engine optimization) is an investment that no business can ignore. If you use search engine optimization corre...

'MacGyver' Robot Can Use Found Objects to Solve...

designnews.com 12 Oct '12, 12pm

Locked out of your car with nothing to break in but a piece of chewing gum and a hair tie? No problem -- there’s a robot f...

How To Effectively Use Attribution With Complex Campaigns

How To Effectively Use Attribution With Complex...

searchengineland.com 11 Oct '12, 6pm

As marketers, we think that attribution is important. However, despite all the talk in white papers, blogs, etc., little h...