iOS

Fixing Vague Swift Error Logs

libc++abi.dylib: terminating with uncaught exception of type NSException Ever seen an error message that looks like this? Frustrated with how it basically doesn’t tell you anything about the actual issue? The good news is that you can make these error messages much more informative with one easy trick!  Head to your scheme list and click …

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Autocompleting UIColors from the Xcode Asset Library

Xcode 9 introduced a nice new feature that allows you to now add colors to your Asset library. It’s a very visual and easy way to keep your color palette 🎨 organized. (If you’re not familiar with how to add colors to your library, it’s very straightforward. Check out this great Zeplin tutorial on how to …

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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 …

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Easy iOS Device Projector Demos

I recently did a talk where I live demoed some OCR functionality that I built. Essentially, I had to show what was happening on my device screen while I took a picture of a piece of paper. The main issue with this for screen reflector apps is that the refresh rate isn’t nearly as fast as the …

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