“Bugs are always your fault. Actual bugs in the framework accounts for an infinitesimal percentage of bugs, and even if there is a bug in there, you’re the one who pissed it off.”
Mike Lee, aka @bmf
So many times I’ve heard people say: “it’s not my fault, it’s a bug in the framework/OS/firmware/WTFware”.
Do what you’re paid for. Make it work.
Read the complete post here: Layers + Ruler = Swearing
Just a reminder: I keep my list of Apple Push Notification Service Gateways up-to-date.
You can find it on my blog here.
I was in Reading UK last week to attend the NSConference 2010. I will not write a full report of what happened there, because others will do that better.
The only thing I want to say is:if you want to improve your skills in Cocoa, for Mac, iPhone or iPad, you should go: you’ll have the best speakers, the best organization you can dream of. And you will come back with new contacts, new ideas, new code to try.
You can (should) read Alex Repty report here.
If, like me, you are tired seeing all these rumors about the absolutely freaking crazy product that Apple MAY announce tomorrow, and you are tired of reading about these rumors on absolutely every website in the world, I have a solution for you.
It’s a GreaseMonkey (and GreaseKit) script that will obliterate all mentions of the words “Tablet”, “iSlate”, “iPad”, “iTablet” and replace them with “Unicorn”, because more people have seen Unicorns than the famous iTablet.
Continue reading Tablet, iSlate, iPad, …
Have you ever wanted to add an UIWebView to your application, so you can browse the internets without leaving your application? While it is a trivial task to add an UIWebView to a project, there are some links that an UIWebView will not handle.
Continue reading Extend UIWebView to handle all special links
The swiss TV (TSR) made a portrait of me, for the tech show “Nouvo”. Grab it here while it’s hot: Nouvo, sept. 30 2009
There are different schools on how to start the design of an iPhone app. Some will prefer designing on paper (I do), others will use the computer to design their next breath-taking GUI.
So here is a list of some of the tools, template to design your next iPhone application.
Continue reading Designing an iPhone Application: tools round up
For my current project, I have to rotate a CGImageRef by an arbitrary angle.
Here is the code: Continue reading Arbitrary rotation of a CGImage
I’ve not yet had the request to implement Push in an iPhone app, but a thread on the Developer Forums gave me a hint:
Some companies are already providing (or planning to provide) a gateway to the APN:
Continue reading Apple Push Notification Service Gateways
Let’s say you have an UITableView in which rows, when touched, changes the display to another view with an animation.
If you touch quickly a row, the row will highlight just before the animation starts.
Continue reading Increase the responsiveness of your UITableViews