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Getting the Today Widget Look Right

One of my apps has a notification center widget. In this blog post I am exploring a few ingredients which are necessary to have the look go well with Apple’s original widgets.

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Swiping Away SFSafariViewController

A client of ours asked to be able to dismiss Safari View Controller via swipe, as seen in Tweetboot 4. We first tried another open source project which supposedly was the solution that Paul from Tapbots came up with, but found some issues with that. Here’s now our working solution, by Cocoanetics team member Stefan Gugarel.

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Fixing the Simulators

I’ve been having some issues lately with the iOS simulators on my MacBook. I kept getting messages of the sorts that some “/tmp” could not be deleted because of lack of permissions.

The only way to fix that was to create a new simulator device. But I was made aware of a tool that helped me fix the dilemma.
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iOS Subscriptions 2.0

In this talk, which I gave at Pragma Conference 2015, I am explaining the ins and outs of auto-renewable subscriptions.

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Pragma Conference 2015

Less than a week after I had spoken at Mobiconf, I was travelled to Florence, Italy, to speak at Pragma Conference. I was surprised to learn that it was only the third instalment, given the level of professionalism I witnessed.

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DTFoundation 1.7.8

This update for DTFoundation fixes some building problems for tvOS and extensions. Also most of the work happened on DTASN1 in preparation for Kvitto, my new open source framework for reading App Store receipt files.

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Mobiconf 2015

Mobiconf 2014 was a great success for me, developing and giving two talks. So I jumped at the chance for a reprise. The 2015 edition of Mobiconf was bigger, better and way more fun.

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Wrapping Your Head Around Swift

This is the second talk I gave at Mobiconf 2015. The first – about how to integrate your website and your app – is also available.

Get 41% off all books at manning.com with promo code ctwmobicf, including mine!

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Integrating your Website + iOS App

This is the first of two talks I gave at Mobiconf 2015. The second one – about my experiences getting into Swift – is also available for your to watch.

Get 41% off all books at manning.com with promo code ctwmobicf, including mine!

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Radar: UITableViewAutomaticDimension

For an event calendar I am showing a table view with dynamically sized cells. There are two labels which can span multiple lines. Unfortunately automatic sizing of the cell height via UITableViewAutomaticDimension does not work consistently in iOS 8 and 9.

Filed as rdar://22193223 and on OpenRadar.

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