Security and WordPress Brute Force Password Cracking

There are ongoing botnet attacks on WordPress sites that try to gain access by brute force guessing a username / password to allow login to the site. If you have a WordPress site, we would recommend 2 urgent steps to prevent infection 1) Ensure all login accounts have hard to guess passwords. Easy to say, but in general any password …

Monotouch – Calling the App Store Review Page

A quick tip today for Monotouch developers wanting to invoke the App Store’s review page from within their app; UIApplication.SharedApplication.OpenUrl (new NSUrl (“itms-apps://ax.itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewContentsUserReviews?type=Purple+Software&id=609326726”)); And that’s it. Change ‘id’ to the id of your application. Leave type=Purple+Software alone; this is *not* a company name; it’s a magic string that has to be set to exactly this value – Project Purple was …

Monotouch and Testing iOS Apps in Testflight

When developing iOS apps in monotouch, you can distribute beta versions to your testers. They get installed on your user’s iOS devices over the air, bypassing the app store. But getting monotouch apps to work correctly with testflight is quite an art. You will need to work in: Monotouch www.testflightapp.com The Apple iOS Developer Center XCode … all at the …