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Appengine – Efficiently delete data with MapReduce

The new method: The new (easier) way is to delete data is the builtin datastore-admin.

The traditional mapreduce method: The mapreduce-technique won’t affect the latency of your application, but be careful with your quotas. You can also filter out entities you don’t want to delete in the clearmodel.process method.

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iTranslate for iPad – a huge success








Our new product iTranslate for iPad is a huge success on the AppStore. Only a few hours after the launch we dominated nearly every country rankings.

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Trivia: A nice article about Sonico Mobile

Loquendo Vocal Technology and Services

The developers at Sonico Mobile are experts on the iPhone & iPad platforms, and have created several applications for the iPhone including iTranslate, Music-Quiz and Qype Radar. Their products have seen over 5 million downloads from the Apple App Store, and over 1 million people are using their apps on a regular basis. For more

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First iPad commercial

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Single line UITextView

The standard behaviour of the UITextView automatically resets the contentInset property to 32, which causes strange behaviour if you just want an UITextView with a single line. On responding the cursor disappears in the negative content area. The solution is simple. Just subclass the UITextView and force overwrite the property contentInset with UIEdgeInsetsZero. It just acts like an UITextField now. The for example uses this behaviour for text-input with the ability to enter multiple lines.

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Custom fonts since iPhone OS 3.2

Finally iPhone OS 3.2 supports custom fonts. Here is a short summary what you have to do..

Supported font formats are ..

  • TrueType-flavoured OpenType (extension .ttf) and
  • PostScript-flavoured OpenType (extension .otf).

Ok what you have to do is simple ..

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WWDC 2010 in San Francisco

Sonico Mobile is going to attend the World Wide Developers conference in San Francisco. We are looking forward to meet a lot of iPhone developers and Apple engineers from all over the world.
I Just had a look at the Sessions & Labs section. They provide a lot of useful informations about new techniques and frameworks of iPhone OS 4.0. I hope that we can take a look at some new products like the iPhone 4th generation or something :-D.

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