Month: April 2017

I’ve never been to Blackpool, and according to Ian Anderson, it’s not the nicest place to visit. That said, I was listening to “Ian Anderson Plays the Orchestral Jethro Tull (Live)” and when “Up the Pool” played into my sweet, …

A curiosity on Chapel Street in Blackpool, U.K. Read More »

If you’re ever using asynchronous network operations (say GET or POST) and want to return data when calling a method, you’ll quickly understand that it’s not so easy. But you’ll see below how you can do this fairly easily. Let’s …

Returning data from an async network operation in Swift Read More »

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I recently had a section of user interface where I had a UILabel that took up an iPhone’s full width. It contained text which would be dynamic over time, meaning that the text would update at times. I wanted to …

UILabel centered text – getting the text’s rect Read More »