Getting Android Studio Working On Mac OS X Yosemite

So, changing from a Windows development platform to a Mac OS X platform has been surprisingly smooth. While it has only been a few days, the only glitch I have encountered is when I started up Android Studio 1.0.1 for the first time.   tl;dr Go and install this to fix it. Read on to […]

Included Bugs

I spent the better part of a day and a half beating the keyboard with my head over a very frustrating problem: “WTF! Where’s that cookie I set?!” in a PHP project that I was working on. See, the problem came from abstracting all the cookie related functions to a separate PHP file. Easier to […]

Cleaning a Web Service. . .

So, after spending a fair amount of time building and debugging/testing a web service that I have built for a client I have come to the realization that not only is NuSOAP poorly supported, it is a great concept that has failed at a complete execution. I think the real problem is that one cannot Google […]

The joys of XML . . . blech!

I normally love working with XML. XML is simple, clean, extremely flexible, and is generally fun to me, but trying to coordinate the SOAP messages between a PHP NuSOAP server and a client in a VB.NET desktop application has been one headache after another! From poor documentation for NuSOAP, to trouble with complex return types, […]