One of the big pains of Android development was the lack of a fast Android emulator to test apps. Until recently to do any kind of development you need to own a actual device and with the fragmentation on Android this could very expensive… Say hello to GenyMotion a company that provide super fast emulators. They […]
Until recently if we wanted to have continuous integration for your iOS project we needed to create your own solution, normally it involved the creation of a Jenkins instance in a MacMini. Now with Xcode 5 and the OSX Server we also have an official Apple alternative in the form of Xcode bots, but you still […]
The fine guys from CocoaPods now provide us CocoaDocs a tool to search and view documentation for most the libraries that are available in their pods repository. The best thing is that if you have a library and its configured to to be a cocoapod the documentation is automatically generated for you. The index page […]
Until recently to display YouTube videos in iOS or Android you need to use or an external player or some kind of Web view. The first approach made users leave your app and the second one normally was slow and buggy. Recently Google finally launched an YouTube Player API for Android. Unfortunately there isn’t a […]
Alcatraz the missing Xcode plugin manager.
One very common pattern when implementing Objective C singleton objects is the sharedInstance method. Because I was a bit tired of repeating this code in several of my classes I decided to implement a Xcode Code Snippet that can be reused everywhere. As you can see simple code that can be apply to any object.
Here is a good write up, from Mike Ash, about the preprocessor and the proper way of writing macros. And here is a good example of a better Assert macro.
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Role: Lead Application Architect and Lead iOS Developer. Client: Shell Links: iPhone Version, iPad Version, Android Version The Shell Investor Relations & Media app gives you our latest news and tweets, strategy, share price, dividend announcements, bonds and credit ratings information and details forthcoming events. You are now able to access and download our most recent quarterly results (including […]
Do you ever struggle to do a proper link to your application on the Application Stores? Where do I get that brand logo? Is it the right size? What’s the link to my app? Say hello to the link makers kindly provided by Apple and Google: Apple Link Maker Google Play Badges And after you […]