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Deal of the Day

Manning offers three books (including mine) as Deal of the Day, for November 2nd. Here’s your chance to get a great deal on several great books!

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Table View Cells lose clickability in Today Widget

While working on a today widget I stumbled on a bug in iOS. Since I was using multiple rows I had changed my widget to be table view-based with multiple rows showing a label and a value. Oddly, this setup caused my table view cells to no longer highlight when being touched between the labels.

There is a workaround of course, see below, but it is ugly. Filed as rdar://23298579 and on Open Radar. The mentioned sample app is WidgetTabCellTest on my Radar Samples repo on GitHub. Read more

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.

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