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Programming stuff that might be useful to others

RestKit and Swift

RestKit is an iOS library that helps when working with REST web services. It will convert your classes to/from JSON and integrates with Core Data.

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Calling Grunt from Ant

I’ve been using Apache Ant to deploy to servers for a number of years but I’ve been using Grunt for client-side development recently. Before I package up my website and deploy to a server I might want to minify the CSS and Javascript and that’s where Grunt comes in.

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Check if a configuration profile is installed on iOS

Configuration profiles can be downloaded to an iOS device through Safari to configure the device in a certain way. You can do things like force the user to set a passcode or set restrictions like not allowing them to install apps or not allowing access to Safari.

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