Category Archives: iPhone

So It’s Been Awhile…

I know it’s been a really long time since I’ve updated this blog, but it turns out it gets a few hits every now and then.  I started graduate school in the fall and found very little time to do … Continue reading

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CBase Chess 1.0 Available on the App Store!

CBase Chess 1.0 has been approved for the App Store and is available here. I’m also in the process of making a separate help page, but some answers to quick questions about using CBase Chess are here.

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CBase Chess 1.0 Submitted!

I finally submitted my first app!  Apple has an unbelievable number of certificates you have to obtain to compile, run, and then submit your application.  It took me almost 2 hours from the start of my submission process to the … Continue reading

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A Brief Update

I know it’s been forever since I’ve updated, so I just wanted to make a short note of my progress.  I’ve been out of town a lot in the last few weeks and have found it very difficult to make … Continue reading

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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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