Andrew Trice is a Software Architect for Universal Mind, bringing to the table over a decade of experience designing and implementing rich applications for the web. Andrew is an experienced software architect, team leader, accomplished speaker, and published author. He specializes in rich application development, object oriented principles, multi-touch development, realtime data systems, GIS, and data visualization.
Last week, Apple released iOS 4.2 to the general public. This was a much anticipated update for all iPad users, who finally have the ability to multitask. One feature available in iOS 4.2, however of much less fanfare is that it brought the ability to take advantage of accelerometer events… read more
One new useful feature of HTML5 is the ability to use web fonts... that is, fonts that your site is serving, which the user may not have installed on their own computer. You can use these to create high-fidelity or dynamic visuals, using non-standard type faces. As you can imagine,… read more
For those of you fellow iPad and iPhone developers out there, a preview version of Xcode 4 has been released. I'm personally looking forward to the integrated single window in the IDE, as opposed to multiple separate applications, the enhanced debugger, and enhanced code editing and navigation tools. Not to… read more
Everyone has their moments of inspiration. You see something, and just think "wow". It inspires you, makes you think of all the possibilities, gets the "creative juices" flowing, or just makes you think "whoa, that was cool". read more
Both Adobe and Microsoft have demonstrated the capabilities and importance of player-based runtimes within the browser -- There is no question about it. There are numerous things that you can do within the player based runtime that allow for an enhanced experience, and amazing graphical capabilities. Now, it appears that… read more