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iPhone 6+

I had the box containing my iPhone 6+ sitting on the counter for 8 days. I saved it as an incentive for myself, for after doing a good job at Mobiconf.

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Best practices running an iOS open source project on GitHub

This is the second talk (of two) I gave at Mobiconf 2014. The first one – about barcodes – is available to watch here.

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All You Need to Know to Leverage Barcodes in Your Apps

This is the first of two talks i gave at Mobiconf 2014. The second one – about Open Source – is available to watch here.

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Mobiconf 2014

Polish company Miquido decided 4 months ago that they wanted to have a great conference in Krakow. Since then they worked hard to pull off a conference that easily measures up to older, more established, conferences.

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From Barcodes to Product Information

On the evening before Mobiconf I visited Cocoaheads Krakow to tell them about my book Barcodes with iOS and ProductLayer.

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DTBonjour 1.1.1

This maintenance release for DTBonjour fixes a few minor issues.

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Radar: Spotlight doesn’t find files if first criteria is file format

While working on my talks for Mobiconf next week, I was looking for a specific file. There I got stumped because Finder wouldn’t show me any files matching my search criteria. Oh well, another day another bug report. This one is nice because I could easily demonstrate it with a screencast.

Filed as rdar://18452284 and on Open Radar.

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Calendar: Fails to update events from mail update

The CEO of the startup I am part in insists on working on a PC and scheduling our weekly jour fixe with Microsoft Exchange. I knew something was amiss because whenever he changed the time of a meeting I wasn’t able to get my Calendar entry to move.

Being a good engineer I researched the root cause and filed a bug report as rdar://18438463 and on Open Radar.

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Book in Production

I’m happy to report that my book Barcodes with iOS has entered the production stage. Over the past few weeks I had some back and forth with a tech proofer, my developmental editor as well as a copy editor. A few minutes ago I had a meeting where we discussed the transition into full on production. A few virtual high fives were in order.

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Radar: Xcode fails to update inline help from documentation comments

When researching documentation comments for a talk I’ll be giving at a conference I got stumped by this issue with Xcode 6.0.1. When I created a fresh project the documentation popup would be instantly updated, but when changing documentation in my larger projects (e.g. DTFoundation or DTCoreText) the updated would never happen.

Filed as rdar://18394363 and on Open Radar.

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