Eat N Split v1.0 For Android released!
Jamil Antonino July 09, 2011 07:20

Eat N Split v1.0 is now available on the Android Market. Eat N Split is a bill splitting application, that takes a different approach than most other bill splitters out there.

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Getting Hbase and Thrift Running on a Mac
Jamil Antonino June 28, 2011 21:30

I've been working on a startup called ContactJam, and a few months ago, we switched from MySQL to Hbase. Since the switch, a big frustration of mine has been connecting to a remote instance of Hbase for development. I recently discovered a homebrew recipe to get Hbase running locally on my Mac. This recipe makes setting up Hbase and Thrift locally super easy, and will get you up and running in no time.

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Using date_select with MassiveRecord
Jamil Antonino June 28, 2011 20:36

MassiveRecord is a ruby ORM for Hbase. It works well, although it is still a pretty young project. One issue I came across was that date_select didn't parse into a Date object. The problem is, since date_select splits the date parameters (Month, Day, and Year) into 3 separate objects.

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Watch Star Wars on Telnet!
Jamil Antonino March 19, 2011 06:59

I came across this a long time ago, and randomly came across it again recently.

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Creating Android Applications for Multiple Screen Sizes
Jamil Antonino March 06, 2011 05:55

A lot of Android applications I've used don't provide interfaces for multiple screen sizes. Using applications that don't scale properly can be extremely annoying, and if your app doesn't scale properly, it can really decreases the value of your app to users. In this post, I will explain how to create the different layouts for the different screen sizes.

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