Yet another little annoyance on the way to trying to create an iOS App – learning how to create sub-projects as Cocoapods. It involves Github, Repos, Commits, and Podspec. Yep, that sounds odd even to me. My little brain is starting to bulge out my ears!
Over on inessential.com, Brent Simmons discusses brace style in Objective C. I’m glad he’s seeing the light. In 25 years of coding in C dialects, I’ve never understood why people think that omitting the brackets improves readability. Coding is not, generally, improved by brevity or obscurity. The purpose is to write code that is clear in its intent, both to the compiler, the author, and future maintainers. If you know a thing about visual design, then you know that white space is your friend, so there is no need to skimp on that either.
There I was this morning, sitting in bed reading the news, like you do. I was aware that there was a little spider, no bigger
Another wide ranging announcement of new toys from Apple today. The Keynotes are as predictable as ever (unless your one of those people who think
The project that I am working on at the moment utilises Core Data for storing data, and that meant that I would need to figure
Transient properties are properties on a NSManagedObject that are not persisted to the object store. They are calculated at runtime, usually on the basis of other property values. The classic example would be for a `Person` object, generating a `fullName` property that is not persisted to the object store as both `firstName` and `lastName` are, so it can be composed at runtime.
Sorry to disappoint, but you can’t. Apple, in their infinite wisdom, decided to create a technology that is locked into separate, parallel worlds. You can