Monthly Archives: September 2013

Objective-C Blocks Cheat Sheet

Blocks are an incredibly powerful addition to Objective-C, introduced in iOS 4. However, their syntax can be maddeningly difficult to remember. Matt Gallagher has an excellent post that breaks down the syntax to help you understand it. If you haven’t read this article, go do it now.
via Feedly/Pocket on September 28, 2013 at 07:36AM

LTHPasscodeViewController for iOS

iOS 7 style Passcode. Nothing much to add, it replicates the default Passcode exactly. Not the Lockscreen one, but the one you get in Settings, when changing the code or accessing the Restrictions.
via Feedly/Pocket on September 27, 2013 at 07:57AM

How Much Does It Cost To Make An App?

Estimate the cost of an app easily using this handy tool.
via Feedly/Pocket on September 18, 2013 at 12:51PM

Find Out Which Extension is Eating Up Your Memory in Firefox

Firefox: Extensions are a great way to augment your browser experience. They’re also a great way to balloon your RAM usage if you’re not careful. Here’s how to find out which one is grinding your system to a halt. This should show you exactly how much memory a particular extension is using up.
via Feedly/Pocket on September 18, 2013 at 12:49PM

codegefluester/CGFDateModifier · GitHub

CGFDateModifier Modify a NSDate the easy way Example usage NSDate *oneWeekFromNow = [CGFDateModifier dateByModifiyingDate:[NSDate date] withModifier:@”+1 week”]; NSDate *multipleModifiers = [CGFDateModifier dateByModifiyingDate:[NSDate date]
via Feedly/Pocket on September 18, 2013 at 07:51AM

Failing Fast

Failing fast is the decision to abort a running application when the application encounters a bad state. The decision, however, to abort a running application is often difficult. This post does not attempt to convince you to adopt a fail fast policy.
via Feedly/Pocket on September 17, 2013 at 01:23PM

AksDeviceConsole for iOS

An on-device console for easy and quick debugging.
via Feedly/Pocket on September 14, 2013 at 07:37AM

UALogger for iOS

UALogger is a simple and lightweight logging tool for iOS and Mac apps. It allows you to customize the log format, customize when to log to the console at runtime, and allows collection of the entire recent console log for your application.
via Feedly/Pocket on September 14, 2013 at 07:37AM

Adjust the volume of turn-by-turn directions in Maps

Fire up the Settings up, and scroll down until you find Maps. There, you’ll see controls for disabling the app’s voice, or making its volume Low, Medium, or Loud.
via Feedly/Pocket on September 09, 2013 at 01:18PM

How Can I Turn Off Google Search Results Indirection?

Ever try to copy links directly from Google? Of course you have! And you’ve probably noticed it doesn’t work—at least, not if you want a clear, direct URL. But there’s a way to get around Google’s indirection, and it’s more convenient than you might think.
via Feedly/Pocket on September 06, 2013 at 06:40PM

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