There seems to be no standard way of dealing with UIPickerViews. Sometimes they are attached right to the bottom of the interface and never move around (like in the built-in Clock application.) Other times they fly up from the bottom like the keyboard but are embedded in a UIToolbar or UIActionSheet. I’ve come up with … Continue reading Showing and Dismissing a UIPickerView Control
PizzaPal has been updated to 1.1 with the following changes: Removed iAds. Added 4th pizza comparator. Yeah, I know, that’s kind of cheap to count that as an app release. Whatever, making an app a week is no picnic. Oh, also, if you do any kind of coding/programming, you should totally check this out: I’ve … Continue reading App-A-Week Challenge Update, also Font Tip! (Also, Snippets!)
Some of you might remember my crazy idea of pledging to publish an app a week. I thought that this idea would be a good way to force myself to learn a lot about iOS development and actually get things done. And it has! But one thing I did not consider was how downloads of … Continue reading Do free apps increase sales of paid apps?
I’m putting this out here on the internets because I was pulling my hair out about this problem I had. Let me see if I can explain the problem and how I ended up solving it without turning this into a super long story. I’m working on a new app that is basically a brewer’s … Continue reading Possible bug in UITableViewCell didTransitionToState:(UITableViewCellStateMask)state
I have a new app on the iTunes App Store! Allow me to introduce The Beer Nerd’s Olde Volume Equivalence Calculator: It’s a handy little app that lets you compare equivalent prices for different volumes of beer. Interesting? Maybe. In all honesty, I whipped this app up real quick for the following reasons: It uses … Continue reading New app! Also: Xcode + iOS + iPhone 3G tip. Also: insane idea.
I’ve been working on subclassing and improving the venerable UISlider class in iOS’s UIKit framework. Here’s what I was thinking: UISlider is a great way for the user to enter numerical values within a certain range very quickly. It’s immediately responsive and by default gives continual updates as to its value. The problem is that … Continue reading How I Falsified My Most Cherished User Interface Hypothesis