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A beach at sunset with palm-leaf umbrellas and people dining.

Puerto Vallarta: The Sequel

It's rare that sequels are better than the original, and our most recent trip to Puerto Vallarta was no exception. The Haliski clan returned to the sunny beaches of PV roughly a week ago and spent most of the time in our hotel rooms, purging anything we dared to eat or drink.

Lessons from a barbershop

I have been going to the same barber for around seven years now. It's a multi-generational barbershop with views of Lake Washington, where the aroma of coffee and Italian food floats as you walk in. In the summer, you occasionally have to park a few blocks away because they have street vendors that set up shop along th...

A creepy rabbit in its hole surrounded by a forrest with sunlight peeking through.

The deepest rabbit hole ever

It started with a GIF.

Well, it didn't start with a GIF because I couldn't upload one to my website. I wanted to write a blog post about a cool new feature in Safari that I would demonstrate with a GIF, but I could only upload static images. So, I started the process of adding that functionality, and whoa baby, I coul...

Screenshot of the new design.

New website look

Would you look at that?! I just launched my new website design. It’s a somewhat soft launch because I’ve got more things planned. I went down a giant rabbit hole to reach this point, so I thought I would commemorate it with a post. It feels good to kick this out the door.
Screenshot of Xcode's project settings showing both the target and project iOS Deployment Targets.

Xcode’s Deployment Target: Project vs. Targets

I occasionally get hung up on stuff as I travel deeper into iOS development. I recently got confused with the difference between a project’s deployment target and a target’s deployment target. This is ultimately an issue of what iOS versions I will support as a developer, but I was confused about why I could specify it
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About Matt

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Well, hello there! Thanks for stopping by. My name is Matt Haliski, and I like building things on computers. I’ve been working in front of a keyboard for a long time, and I still wake up each day grateful I get to do it as my job.

I write about geeky topics to contribute to the community and share the interesting events in my life. You can read a bit more about me here.