Monthly Archives: June 2010

Why Can’t We Have Variations???

A quick search through the App Store reveals over 300 hits for “chess.”  Granted, not all of them are actually full-fledged chess apps, but nonetheless there are a great deal of them that are.  Some are tactics, many are engines, … Continue reading

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Lazy Loading for PGN Database Views

Ok, so it’s not much, but I figured I could post a screenshot for a database program I’m working on: One of the issues with developing for a mobile device is memory – it’s a precious resource, even if your … Continue reading

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The Importance of Bitboards and Efficiency.

So I’ve been thinking about the generally poor quality/selection of iPhone chess apps on the App Store.  I’ve been thinking about this for years, in fact.  From the moment I got my hands on an iPhone I knew that it … Continue reading

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