There may come a day, a sad day, when you install the latest version of Xcode, plug-in you iOS device, wait for it to appear in the list of scheme supported devices, and…nothing. Then you click on the scheme pull-down menu and see the following,
How did your iOS device become ineligible for development? Well, I don’t know and nobody else seems to have an answer. But there is a work-around Continue reading →
The April 19th meeting is being hosted by Evernote. To add to the fun, some of their engineers will present on such topics as method swizzling, just to name one. If you’ve never done swizzling, it’s a big RPG, so be careful how you use it. JC will walk us through that. And more.
Evernote is the latest major iOS house to locate in Austin. So if you’ve thought of making the big jump into full-time iOS work, this might be a good chance.
Note: Please remember that this post is over 5-years old, is not therefore current, so code at your own risk.
Well, Screenshots is finally done. So, what took so long since the last post about Screenshots on March 7th?
The worst thing about having perfectionist attributes is that sometimes they are detriments. Take, for example, my initial Screenshots demo app. Yes, it worked in so much as it did demonstrate that by using Apple’s Q&A 1702, 1703, 1704, and 1714 you could get they type of screen shot, or screen image, that you could by using UIGetScreenImage(). But it was…how best to put it, so ugly that not even its coder (I) could love it. So I rewrote it. All of it. And then I added features. Yeah…like I said, a detriment.
The string from which to copy characters. This value must not be nil.
Important: Raises an NSInvalidArgumentException if aString is nil.
A string created by copying the characters from aString.
One would be forgiven for not noticing that little note that is supposed to catch your attention by having the title, Important. And it is important. Because, let’s say that you are trying to tell your iOS user how much an app feature upgrade cost,
Now let’s say that your intrepid customer doesn’t have a network connection. Yes, you can go through the mental exercise of asking why in the world a user would try to upgrade a mobile app without a network connection, but trust me, it will happen. And you as a responsible programmer must catch that error and handle it well for the customer. And how would you do that?