There’s a lot of MD5 iOS solutions floating around out there. From the ones I’ve seen, they all have a common problem. They all assume you want to MD5 an NSData instance, meaning all of the data must be in memory in order to digest it.
Now this will work in most cases, but say you want to MD5 a 1 gigabyte file… on an iPhone. You’re probably going to have a few problems.
Earlier this week there was an article in The Atlantic about ‘longform’ journalism, the type of writing where words tally in the thousands and stories take time to be told. It focused on the increasing number of people reading these lengthy yet rewarding pieces from their smartphone, spending upwards of 30 minutes doing so in
Learning a second language doesn’t have to be an expensive dedication of effort, patience and time. In fact, it doesn’t have to cost you anything at all! There are now a number of exceptional free apps that can teach you the language of your choice through a series of games and exercises, gradually progressing in
If the two measures of online advertising success are clicks and impressions, then the biggest untapped advertising resource is Tinder, a dating app that allows you to swipe yes or no when you see a match. Besides Instagram there is arguably no other app that can draw the users attention to one image so quickly
There’s a bunch of well known things to test when finalising an app. However, there are a few others that aren’t so obvious and could have major issues with a minority of people.
In iOS7 the UIActivityViewController now supports AirDrop to share files wirelessly between two devices. Because the share tray can support a lot of different share types you may not want your users sharing the same thing with AirDrop that they can share via email or Facebook.
In iOS7, if a user wants to go back a page they can now choose between using the old back button or a newly introduced method by dragging from the left side of the screen. However this may not suit every developer’s app, and there’s a pretty easy way to disable it.
I don’t think anyone I have spoken to has been blown away by the new iPhones. In fact, the general reaction has been no reaction, an acceptance that both the 5s and 5c are minor improvements with a new button and a different colour case, and they will be buying one as soon as it
You measure your steps, your heart rate, your sleep, your weight. You monitor what you eat and what you drink. You feel naked without your body tracker, anxious without your smart scale and inefficient without waking up at the optimal time using your mobile app. Your life is a constant story of data being measured
When coding, personal notes are a good way to make sure you don’t forget anything, and keep track of certain things. I often see people making notes either physically or in a document, however there is a better solution…