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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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DTRichTextEditor 1.6.8 + DTLoupe 1.5.5

This update for DTRichTextEditor and DTLoupe hot fixes an issue with loupe rotation under iOS 8.

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DTFoundation 1.7.3

This maintenance release for DTFoundation fixes our block-based action sheet and alert view for iOS 8 GM.

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Radar: Transition Coordinator set too late to be useful for unwind segues

This is an enhancement request that came to me when pondering how to execute code following the dismissal of a modal view controller. It’s filed as rdar://17915792 and on Open Radar.

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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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