Archive for October, 2014

Apple Pay vs CurrentC

Sunday, October 26th, 2014

Apple timed the introduction of Apple Pay exactly right for the US market.  Retailers are just in the midst of a switch to NFC payments, and are making changes to their payment terminals. It’s hard to convince retailers it’s worth making a change, but they’ve been convinced that they need to change something by the […]

Apple Handling of Non-Reproducible Bugs

Saturday, October 4th, 2014

The most frustrating thing about developing in Apple’s ecosystem today, for me at least, is bugs that are difficult to reproduce. I have two separate issues right now where customers write to me because they’re having a problem, and I can’t reproduce that problem. In both of these scenarios, asking the customer to reboot their […]

UITableViewCell, auto layout, and accessoryType

Saturday, October 4th, 2014

I just burned a few hours on this: Auto layout for UITableView cells is awesome. It’s so much easier than what we had before which was having to measure cells before they existed. With auto layout, as long as you specify the height of the cell’s contents in relation to its superview (by having constraints […]