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Writing the XCode Cookbook

Hi!
As some of you might know, I am writing an XCode Cookbook. This is a book which will contain only tutorials on how to do different things within XCode. So, no tutorials like “Adding Facebook to my iPhone app”, but more in the style like “Adding custom location to the iOS Simulator” or “Managing multiple targets within my project”.

I have a list of about 50-60 tutorials, but I need more. I need about 40 tutorials (3-4 chapters) more, so I am looking for tips; and since you, my readers, come here for such things, who better to ask but YOU!

Posted in Apple, Cocoa Touch, Development, Mac, Objective-c, OSX, XCode Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,

iOS 4 & iOS 5 tutorial: UIAlertView with link to WIFI or Settings app using Reachability and XCode 4.2

Hi!

This tutorial is about how to make your apps UX just a little bit better. Have you ever noticed the message in google maps stating that if you activate Wifi you would get a better positioning? Or that when you want to send a text message and your phone is on flight mode, that you get the message to de-activate flight mode in order to send a text?

Well, it is actually really simple. These are just links that are opened. So, in this tutorial I will show you how to do this using e.g. Reachability.

Posted in Apple, Development, Free stuff, iOS, iPhone, Mac, Objective-c, Tutorials, XCode Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,

An open letter to…

… all whom are or thinking of parsing the City Bikes data for Stockholm.

I felt I needed to write this post since I have been thinking about a “twitter” conversation I had a few weeks ago with some Spanish dude.

Since I have the sole right to the Clear Channel API’s for the Citybikes in Stockholm, I choose not to share these publicly with 3rd parties. This (off course) seems to annoy some people. Shortly after I received a question from an other developer regarding why I don’t want to share these publicly.

Posted in Android, Apple, Development, PHP, Private & Personal Tagged with: , , , , , , ,

iTunes Store RSS App Fetcher

I think thats the longest title I could think off… or is it? Anyways… with regards to the questions and/or complaints I have gotten about my (somewhat “crappy”) itunes parser which I wrote in the past, I decided to quickly put together a new parser, just for fetching specific app data.

So, what did I do? Well, it basicly parses the data from the “Apple – iTunes – RSS Generator” and shows it for you in your browser. This could be usefull for those of you that want to implement real-time iTunes appstore data into your website.

Posted in Apple, Development, iPhone, iTunes Connect, Mac, OSX, PHP Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Aviation – Skavsta ready

Hi,

About one and a half week ago my app “Flyget – Arlanda” (or in english: Aviation – Arlanda). Now I have send off “Flyget – Skavsta” and “Flyget – Malmö” to Apple and its now in status “Awaiting approval”.

Skavsta is now updated with the correct texts and images on iTunes Connect. Release date is set for 27th, but that means that Apple will have to approve it before that date.

Regards,
Paul

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