Export and Backup Your Data and Files from Slack
We decided to opt-out of the very noisy universe of Slack in favor of native frictionless messaging, note-taking, and sharing tools. So after navigating the Slack Data Export Jungle and finally exporting data as JSON files, we created a handy Python script to download and backup all shared files, so you don’t have to.
Hubspot Emails with Custom Data
Using the standard email feature from Hubspot and working with the Drag&Drop editor is pretty fine. However, you may want to create some more sophisticated emails for your customers in some situations including complex data.
Optimizing png file size for mobile websites on your mac
Got a bad rating on your website site speed (e.g. from Google PageSpeed Insights)? Did you observe the advise “Properly formatting and compressing images can save many bytes of data”? Don’t panic, here you’ll find a handy solution to optimize your png files on your mac.
5 easy steps to integrate HealthKit
Whether you want to create a new HealthKit-enabled app or update your existing fitness or health app, this tutorial shows you how to easily integrate the new HealthKit API. This allows you to use all benefits of the iOS Health app, including storing your health and fitness data as well as reading health and fitness data […]
Porting Cocos2D game to OSX using SpriteBuilder
So you finished and polished your game for iOS by using Cocos2D and SpriteBuilder? Wouldn’t it be nice to publish your game on the Mac AppStore too? These tools and frameworks make it really simple to accomplish this project successfully. However, there are some real pitfalls to watch out for.
Pause scene with cocos2d an SpriteBuilder
Often games need something like a pause scene to pause the current game and to provide further options like quitting or restarting the current game. So as you may think this isn’t a big deal, right?
Updating sitemap file on Heroku
Preparing your Heroku application for using AWS S3 is really easy. You can just follow the steps at the Heroku AWS guide. Because you need to do some more steps to get it all working I summed up the instructions to have it all in one place. Our own website and this blog are using the sitemap_generator gem […]
Various ActiveResource Tips
Although you find the most of the following tips by simple googling or visiting the ActiveResource documentation, I just wanted to outline them on one single page again (mostly because of my obliviousness).
Sometimes it is necessary to use the psql command line tool to quickly explore odds in database. Often you also need to use some commands to view structure of your database or tables. In PostgreSQL (and also in other database systems) you can do that by querying system tables like pg_tables , pg_class , pg_attribute and so on.
Take a screenshot within iOS simulator
Whether you want to tweak your user interface or you want to take some promotional images of your iOS application, it is often really helpful to take a screenshot of your iOS application which is running on the iOS simulator.