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Dismissal Completion Handler

While working on an additional section for my book, I encountered a tricky situation. Pause for a moment and ponder how you would solve this: You present a modal view controller. Some action within it communicates via delegate to the presenting view controller and this dismisses it. You need to present a new modal view controller right after the first one has animated out.

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DTDownload 1.1.1

This maintenance update for DTDownload fixes a dependency clash with DTFoundation and contains several minor fixes.

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Development Pods

When integrating your own¬†CocoaPods into your apps you often find some things you’d like to tweak in your component from within the app project/workspace. This would allow you to immediately test the fix in the context of the app. This blog explains how to work with Development Pods which allow you to do exactly that.

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DTFoundation 1.7.2

This maintenance update for DTFoundation fixes a slew of warnings that appear building for iOS 8 only or with Xcode 6.

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Square-Cropping Images

Christian asks:

How would you – most elegantly – crop out the center square of an image, preserving the aspect ratio and output the image with a given size?

That’s a good question. There is a “classic” and a “modern” method to achieving this.

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Siri: Support “Countdown” synonymously with “Timer” in German

This has been bothering me ever since I switched my Siri to German. Now, finally, I radar’d it as rdar://17722963 and on Open Radar. Maybe then it finally has a chance to be fixed, eventually.

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Barcodes Book complete on MEAP

After I had handed in the seventh and final chapter of my Barcodes book, Manning is now also making this available on the Manning Early Access Program (MEAP). This makes the complete book content available for readers who prepurchased a copy.

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DTRichTextEditor 1.6.7

This maintenance release for DTRichTextEditor brings together various fixes from recent DTCoreText and DTFoundation updates and adds support for tint color.

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DTCoreText 1.6.13

This hot fix release for DTCoreText contains a pressing crashing bug related to changed behavior in iOS 8. It also adds support for animated GIFs. Plus a few other annoyances.

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