Being in several active bands, and also being self-employed, requires a moderate amount of organisation. The easiest way for me to do that is to keep several calendars, one for each project, and then sync them all together on my phone and on my Mac. Continue Reading “Syncing shared Google calendars to iOS”
Branding is a priority with your app and colour scheme is a huge part of that. The default colours provided by Swift are really handy but what if you want to use your own branding colours? Continue Reading “Custom UIColor References in Swift”
By default, buttons in iOS do not animate. Fortunately, you can set alternative properties for their different states. This simple piece of code can be attached to any button to give it a slight size animation. Therefore the user gets the feedback they need to know your button has been pressed. Continue Reading “Animate your iOS buttons on touch”
I know you probably don’t think of me as a selfie ninja, but everyone needs to take a picture of themselves every now and then right? Continue Reading “Flippin’ Selfies!”
Hot on the tail of the iOS 10 release, Apple also updated Swift to version 3 and Xcode to 8.0. Facebook’s SDK for Swift can be a little tricky to set up with all this so here’s a quick run-through of all the things I am aware of at this time. Continue Reading “Facebook SDK with Swift 3 and Xcode 8.0”
A couple of weeks ago my iPhone stopped displaying my complete library of music. Normally I can just stream anything from my music library whenever I like, but when my AC/DC albums went missing I was not happy. Continue Reading “Apple Music not showing your whole library”
Many people know that setting one of your contacts names in your phone to include “ICE” can help paramedics and other people contact your next of kin “In Case of Emergency”. But what if your phone is locked and you are not able to provide your passcode?
Enter Apple Health! Continue Reading “Emergency Medical Contact details (or ICE) on iOS”
Just a quick post this time, for those of you looking to add sharing into your App.
Apple have done a great drop adding sharing into their OS. It couldn’t be easier to add it in to your app with just three lines of code. Continue Reading “Add Sharing to your iOS App”
Here’s a simple little tip that I only discovered yesterday.
I’ve always been frustrated by the fact that there’s no obvious way to set a sleep timer for the Music app on the iPhone. Surely you’d like to listen to music or an audiobook as you drift off? How difficult would it be to have provided an iPhone sleep timer? Continue Reading “iPhone Sleep Timer”