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tvOS UIFocusGuide demystified

A post about tvOS UIFocus enlightenment and a helper Class that I use to help debug my user interface work. Above you’ll notice four buttons (a screenshot from my actual Apple TV). You’ll also...

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Creating a tvOS parallax UIButton

If you’ve been involved in tvOS application development, or you’re new to the whole process, you might find this post interesting in regards to user interface. I have recently been involved in tvOS dabbling....

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Richer text for UILabels

This post is silly simple, but in the past, I remember doing things like this using Ranges.  You have a 2-line UILabel and you want a bold font for the first line, and then...

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Keeping your developer castle organized

A little bit about how I work. There are a few important things I do while working on any project. I document design and development decisions in my personal customized wiki. I work with...

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Sometimes it’s not you, it’s them.

You’re beating your head against the wall. The table. Your monitor. Your console is laughing at you. Something isn’t undefined. It’s not an empty string. It’s just… something. You spend a warm hour looking...

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Sometimes Javascript is the ticket.

I’ve been living in Swift iOS, watchOS, and tvOS land for quite some time. Today I wanted to make a prototype of something implementing some public API. GETs and POSTs of goodness. A rich...