Tag Archives: iPad

Fast numeric queries

This post introduces a relatively new algorithm, along with an open-source demo iPad app, that can pre-process a large set of numeric data to help perform extremely fast error-tolerant lookups at query time. Problems you can solve There is a class of algorithms known as locality-sensitive hashing (LSH) algorithms; this is a new one of […]

iPad fonts

Below is a graphic listing all the fonts supported by default on the iPad.  It’s a rather tall graphic, so I’ll keep the rest of this short post above it. Here’s the main chunk of code used to generate these images: This is the only method you need to override in your own UIViewController in […]