Tag Archives: iPhone

iOS tips: @synchronized

Post by Steve Vlaminck

If you’re just getting started with threading in Objective-C, it won’t be long before you’ll need to make some thread-safe modifications to objects. One of the many useful tools that Objective-C gives us is the @synchronized directive. From the documentation: … Continue reading

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iOS tips: Custom Fonts

Post by Steve Vlaminck

My good friend google told me that using a custom font in iOS is “easy”. And for the most part it is, but I got tripped up in a few places. I happen to have Apples Keychain example code lying around … Continue reading

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Hipster Backgrounds

Post by Steve Vlaminck

Refactr had another hack day this past Wednesday. This time we broke up into three teams and build three different apps. With a combined 40 hours, Kyle, Dane, and Steve were the first to finish with hipsterbackgrounds.com; an app that allows you … Continue reading

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Learning Objective-C

Post by Jesse O'Neill-Oine

If you’re at all interested in learning Objective-C (maybe working on a little iPhone app…) then do yourself a favor and check out this nice little tutorial that Scott Stevenson wrote over at Cocoa Dev Central. I particularly liked his … Continue reading

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Welcome Constraints in Design

Post by Ben Edwards

Often times the best designs come about when the designer is forced to deal with constraints. In this case some terrific architecture and landscape design has come out of the space constraints presented by the rooftops of urban buildings. When … Continue reading

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