Mattt Thompson (@mattt) is a developer and designer working at Heroku in San Francisco. He is the creator of Induction, a polyglot database client, and Postgres.app, the easiest way to run PostgreSQL on the Mac. Mattt also wrote and maintains several open source projects, including AFNetworking, FormatterKit, and TTTAttributedLabel. He previously worked as an iOS developer and Ruby hacker at Gowalla.
CocoaConf Columbus 2012 Presentations:
Learn how to get started with AFNetworking, and how to make the most of it in your iOS or Mac app. Request JSON effortlessly! Consume REST APIs like a champ! Download and cache images blindfolded-with-one-hand-tied-behind-your-back! We'll even touch on some of the best parts of Foundation and the Objective-C language itself, from NSOperation and the URL Loading System to blocks and Grand Central Dispatch.View Details
It can be said that GitHub Issues are the hacker's equivalent of the classical Greek forum. Like the ancient philosophers before us, here the leading minds in open source gather to discuss the programming topics of our day. In this talk, we'll dig through AFNetworking's backlog to discover and dissect the epic debates, lofty ideas, and occasionally-fierce rhetorical exchanges contained within those hallowed threads.View Details