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Video Job Pitch

Here’s a short video where I am trying to make a point of why you might like to be working in Vienna, Austria. My company Drobnik KG is looking for a Junior developer to join the team. And video is what young people respond to best these days, don’t they?

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DTBonjour 1.1.2

DTBonjour simplifies the communication between client and server over Bonjour by allowing you to send any object which conforms to NSCoding. This update adds a new delegate method to inform about client disconnects. The rest is house-keeping.

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Kvitto 1.0.1

Kvitto is my first Swift component. I built it to decode universal app store receipts for the purpose of purchase validation and determining subscription durations.

Somehow the podspec for Kvitto had gotten lost. So I needed to reconstruct it from the JSON version which I found in the Cocoapods specs repo. Also there was some cleanup work and experiments trying to get unit testing and code coverage for Swift working. So this is purely a housekeeping release.

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DTKeychain 1.0.2

This update to DTKeychain adds the ability to use it as a dynamic framework. This nifty little component is what we use for all things required to store account information.

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DTCoreText 1.6.17

This update to DTCoreText aggregates and release half a year worth of fixes. The previous update was in July 2015.

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DTFoundation 1.7.9

I’m doing this year-end update for DTFoundation to not have any unreleased contributions.

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GeoCorder saves the day

Sometimes I hear from users of my apps and the ones I like to hear from the most are the happy ones. Here is one case of a happy customer that relates to my app for recording map paths: GeoCorder

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Swift Golf

For a project I needed a way to get a reference to a UISwitch contained in the contentView of a UITableViewCell. I remembered from my research for my Swift talk that there was this handy is operator, so I was excited to tweet that I had finally found the first good use for it.

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Growth Spurt

In January 2016 the Cocoanetics blog as well as my iOS development business will exist 7 years. The business entity behind it – Drobnik KG – existed for twice as long. At the end of 2015 there will be several fundamental changes.

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