iOS

Tips for Backwards Compatibility with iOS 10 Today Widgets

It’s been really interesting seeing how prominence for today widgets have changed over the past couple of years. First introduced in iOS 8, today widgets weren’t given a very high place of honor and were coupled with missed notifications within Notification Center. However, in iOS 10, emphasis on today widgets has drastically changed, completely taking… Continue reading Tips for Backwards Compatibility with iOS 10 Today Widgets

watchOS

ClockKit Deep Dive: Text Providers (ClockKit #2)

One of my favorite parts of ClockKit are the new text providers (CLKTextProvider) that they’ve added to the framework. These text providers help you display text in Apple Watch complications in multiple ways. Depending on the provider, you can use these to smart-truncate text, implement a countdown and much more. I wish that these were available… Continue reading ClockKit Deep Dive: Text Providers (ClockKit #2)

watchOS

ClockKit Tutorial: Add complication to an already existing watch project (ClockKit #1)

I’m happy to announce that I’ll be starting a new series of posts looking into different topics in ClockKit. For those of you who are unfamiliar, ClockKit is a new framework provided by Apple during WWDC ’15 that allows third-party apps to create their own custom complications for their watch apps. Until about a week… Continue reading ClockKit Tutorial: Add complication to an already existing watch project (ClockKit #1)