Ditching storyboard and building views programatically can be a big step. Auto layout is incredibly useful, but the api can still be a little fiddly at first. There are a number of third part libraries to make life easier, and I’m a big fan of SnapKit. One thing that that can still trip people up […]
Be it with a UICollectionView or a UITableView, working with reusable cells is a threshold concept any iOS developer has to get through. Therefore, this post will show you how to get up and running. Here is another post on how to create a custom interface file for your cell I will assume you know […]
Recently, I posted that I had stopped using storyboards in projects I’ve started. This feels a daunting prospect when you’re used to relying on storyboards. However, building views programatically it isn’t as bad as it first seems. This is especially true if you use a library to abstract the native Auto Layout API’s provided by […]
Recently, in an effort to better understand layout code in iOS, I decided to ditch Storyboards in Xcode for a new project. Boy am I glad I did! First, Credit to Storyboards Before I throw them under the bus, Storyboards deserve some credit. They make putting together a simple layout and application flow very quick […]
Some of you have suggested that you’re still struggling with using/creating your GitHub notes. This screencast shows you where stuff is and how you should be creating and working with your notes each session.
This post will look at rendering part of a page in a CakePHP application with an Ajax and jQuery. This technique can be employed in a number of situations. It’s particularly useful for loading (or refreshing) parts of a page that need to communicated with a controller and in turn a model. Another use is […]