Static utility classes Thoughts By Tom 9 months ago
A lot of iOS programmers seem to be using utility classes with a whole bunch of static helper methods. To be honest long ago I did this myself. I believe that this “static utility class”
My Facebook advertising experience (Part 2) Thoughts By Tom 12 months ago
A couple of weeks ago I posted a part 1 about my experience advertising with Facebook. The first campaign was advertising the lite version and monitoring both the lite and paid version downloads. After the
NSUserDefaults is not a database Thoughts By Tom 1 year ago
The NSUserDefaults is designed for storing small bits of information, such as if the user turned off sounds in your app, or the current level a user is up to in a game, and other
WWDC 2014 Predictions News | Thoughts By Tom 1 year ago
WWDC is just one week away. I am attending this year and wanted to give my thoughts on what I predict will be announced. If you saw the WWDC app for this year, it has
MD5 for iOS and Mac, the proper way Thoughts | Tutorial By Tom 2 years ago
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.
Longform – Value in Quality News | Thoughts By Samson 2 years ago
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
Tinder Advertising Thoughts By Samson 2 years ago
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
Uncommon iOS App Checklist Thoughts By Tom 2 years ago
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.