Category Archives: Programming

iOS: Prompting for App Ratings Using Appirater

I was looking for an easy to implement method to prompt for user ratings of my apps and found a great method here: Appirater. The goal of Appirater is to encourage your satisfied user’s to rate your app. To use … Continue reading

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LocaDo 1.1 Submitted to The AppStore

I submitted LocaDo 1.1 to the app store this weekend and wanted to give a sneak peak. New features include: A sleep mode for improved battery life, up to 60% better in my tests. Metric to do saving for our … Continue reading

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2011 WWDC Live Streaming Options

Apple isn’t providing video this year so here’s a collection of publications covering it on their sites.  “F$&k it, we’ll do it live!” Engadget Boy Genius Report The Loop MacRumorsLive ArsTechnica Apple Insider Mac Daily News Wired Business Insider cnet … Continue reading

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Example Objective-C Code for iOS/iPhone/iPad

Learning a new programming language can be difficult and sometimes developer documentation just doesn’t convey the message clearly and you need an example.  Coming from PHP where every function is documented with example code, I feel this is one area … Continue reading

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Car Pool Party Website

The website for Car Pool Party iPhone app.

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Dynamically adding UIActionSheet buttons

Today’s useful Objective C resource, dynamic buttons on a UIActionSheet.  Awesome. The UIActionSheet is a very useful class, and I use it frequently in my apps, but its initialisation method doesn’t allow you to add buttons from an array. Instead … Continue reading

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How to Format NSDate in Objective-C Tutorial iPhone / Cocoa – edrackham

Today’s helpful tidbit, formatting NSDate’s. How to format NSDate using NSDateFormatter iPhone Xcode TutorialSo, you’re making an iPhone or iPad app, and want to know how to format an NSDate in Cocoa? Formatting NSDate in Objective-C is actually not too … Continue reading

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alloc NSMutableArray and storing objects

Today’s interesting programming tidbit… If assigning an array to another NSMutable Array such as this: self.listData = [self userData]; You don’t need to alloc the listData array first, although i’m guessing it’s probably a good idea. However if you want … Continue reading

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Objective C – iPhone Programming – FMDB/Sqlite

I’m in the process of learning Objective C with the goal of making iOS apps.  I’ve come across some great resources so I figured I’d share them here as I go. Today I’m working with Sqlite databases. I used the … Continue reading

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