Amazon SNS provides a cost-effective way to send push notifications to mobile devices. This is especially true for the relatively low push volume generated by something like the Roku sleep timer in Romote. Using SNS for mobile push is also supported well by the Ruby aws-sdk.
Thanks to everyone who came out to see my presentation at CPOSC yesterday.
I recently enabled SSL for a Rails 3 site that I’m working on. I thought it would be simple since the entire site will be served over SSL (no switching between SSL and non-SSL requests based on the page).
Apple recently gave developers the ability to transfer ownership of apps in the App Store. While this certainly helps people who are selling their app to another developer, it’s immediately useful to me to solve a problem I’ve had for about a year now.