Installing an APK Onto an Android Device
31st August 2017

Several years ago I was doing some Android development. One of the things I appreciated the most on Android was the relative simplicity of being able to install apps to a device, unlike iOS which requires numerous hoops to jump through (although it is...

Quest For Glory V and Mac OS 9: Rite of Passage
10th August 2017

Each year I play through at least one of the five Quest For Glory computer games, and this year it was time for Quest For Glory V. Whereas the first four games in the series can be played under DOSBox, QFG5 was released in 1998, which put it in the era...

Calculating Free Space on macOS
12th May 2017

As a set of interesting programming exercises, I've written up a number of examples to calculate the amount of free space on a given disk running on macOS. The first example is a command line solution, while the other five examples take more ....