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November 2009


The Agile Coach

interviewed by Michael Swaine

Agile coaches Rachel Davies and Liz Sedley share advice on coaching your Agile team.

The Pompatus of Pomodoro

by Staffan Nöteberg

Make time an enabler rather than the enemy who always wins.

Bonjour, iPhone

by Bill Dudney

Bill walks you through building a rudimentary multiplayer game for the iPhone.

Stretching Stripes

by Frederic Daoud

Fred shows you how to create Stripes extension classes to customize the framework to your needs.

Interrupt Mood

by Brian Tarbox

Are people always interrupting you with dumb questions?


Up Front

by Michael Swaine

Our fifth issue mixes code, self-improvement, and a prize.

Choice Bits

Tweets, posts, and chatter on programming, publishing, people, and paradoxes.

How Do We...?

by Dave Thomas

People often ask how we do what we do. This series explains…

Get a Life

by Daniel Steinberg

Daniel invites you to rediscover the art of letter-writing.

Swaine’s World

by Michael Swaine

Improving your spelling is all about learning new habits.

Shady Illuminations

by John Shade

Greatest iPhone annoyance: spammers or Flashers?

The Quiz

by Michael Swaine

A monthly diversion at least peripherally related to programming.


by Jackie Carter

Author sightings and other notable events.

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