iOS

Chariot DevNews Episode #47 – Chariot’s Steve Smith on the Apple WWDC and iOS 7

Chariot’s Steve Smith attended Apple’s World-wide developer conference last week, and we sat down today to talk to him about it. Topics WWDC ticket ordering process fun New hardware releases iOS 7 features OS X Mavericks His view as a mobile developer of iOS over the years including open source projects, etc… Note – all … Read More

Take (and Manipulate!) a Photo with a Web Page

So not that long ago, if you wanted an app to take a photo, it had to be a native app — such as a Windows/Mac app or a native mobile application.  But HTML5 has brought a number of new APIs that allow not only taking photos, but analyzing and manipulating them all within a browser.

Importing Data via Custom File Types in iOS

iOS makes it very simple to define a custom file type that your app can handle. This post will walk through creating a simple app to access the contents of a text file received via email.

Using Cocoapods to Manage Private Libraries

Introduction Cocoapods (http://cocoapods.org/) is a dependency management framework for XCode. It allows you to declaratively define project dependencies and have them included in the build of your project. It’s like Apache Maven or Ruby Gems for XCode. There are many tutorials on getting started with Cocoapods, so in this blog post I will present a … Read More

Securing Data in iOS

There are numerous ways to secure data that you are storing on an iOS device. The Simple/Built-in Way The simplest way is to take advantage of the iOS Data Protection (iOS 4+). This can be accomplished by setting an attribute on a file like this: [[NSFileManager defaultManager] createFileAtPath:[self filePath] contents:[@”super secret file contents” dataUsingEncoding:NSUTF8StringEncoding] attributes:[NSDictionary … Read More

Philly ETE Mobile Apps

If you’re attending Philly ETE this week, be sure to check out our mobile apps. Android iPad iPhone Windows Phone Mobile Web

TechCast #64 – Pre-ETE Conversation with Josh Clark and Jonathan Stark on Mobile App Design and Development

Podcast Information This final pre-ETE podcast brings together Josh Clark, designer, developer and author of Tapworthy, a guide to designing great iPhone applications, and Jonathan Stark, VP of Application Architecture at Mobiquity and author of three books including “Building iPhone apps with HTML, CSS and Javascript”. Chariot’s Kevin Griffin and I sat down over the … Read More

DevNews #32 – No Eric today, it’s all about the Cukes, Couchbase for iOS, Wavemaker, DSLs and more

Welcome to our Developer News, Episode #32. Eric is here in spirit and on assignment. He donated three articles – see if you can see which ones are his!. As usual, our dev news show notes are here, but can be accessed at delicious.com/developernews.32 Why and when you should use Cucumber Java for Mac OS … Read More