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Hon Cheng - Cocoa Developer Interview

by Aaron Brethorst | April 16, 2013

Cocoa Controls: Who are you? What do you do?

Hon Cheng: I’m Hon Cheng, an iOS developer based in Singapore. I enjoy both design and coding, and especially love creating custom UIs. I got started with open-source projects like PaperFold to share that passion.

I co-founded buUuk, a mobile application development company in Sing...


Sponsored by HelpShift

by Aaron Brethorst | April 13, 2013

We’re delighted to have HelpShift back as our sponsor this week. Check out their new CocoaPod for even faster integration into your iOS apps:

pod 'Helpshift', '~> 2.0.0'

This week’s Weekly Roundup is brought to you by HelpShift, the integrated Help Desk for native apps. I’ve tried out HelpShift and I must say I couldn’t be happier. It is, by far, the best support system I’ve used for my apps, and the easiest to integrate.


Weekly Roundup

by Aaron Brethorst | April 13, 2013

Welcome to our weekly roundup! Beyond our usual assortment of view components, we have a couple libraries for your perusal today: EtPanKit, an Objective-C interface for the IMAP and SMTP library used in the mail client Sparrow, and Nocilla, an HTTP stubbing library. Check them out and let us know what you think!

Additionally, this past week, we published interviews with three of my favorite people in the iOS d...


Nick Lockwood - Cocoa Developer Interview

by Aaron Brethorst | April 08, 2013

Nick Lockwood

Cocoa Controls: Who are you? What do you do?

Nick Lockwood: My name is Nick Lockwood, I live a double life:

By day I’m head of iOS development at a digital agency called AKQA in London.

By night I’m an open source library factory and aspiring indie App Store developer.

I also somehow find ...


Control of the Week: Kingpin

by Aaron Brethorst | April 13, 2013

Kingpin

A drop-in MKAnnotation clustering library for iOS.

  • Uses a 2-d tree under the hood for max...

App of the Week: Quicklytics

by Aaron Brethorst | April 13, 2013

Quicklytics

Eduardo Scoz, the author of Quicklytics, just launched version 8.0 of his product. It makes terrific use o...


Jonathan Penn - Cocoa Developer Interview

by Aaron Brethorst | April 08, 2013

Photo of Jonathan Penn

Cocoa Controls: Who are you? What do you do?

Jonathan Penn: I am Jonathan Penn, solver of problems, pusher of bits. My clients like me enough to keep asking me back and I have the usual suspects of side projects to keep me busy. I’m quite proud of my new book, Test iOS Apps With UI Automation


Tope Abayomi - Cocoa Developer Interview

by Aaron Brethorst | April 08, 2013

Tope Abayomi

Cocoa Controls: Who are you? What do you do?

Tope Abayomi: I am Tope Abayomi, kind of a geek but I try to deny that, unsuccessfully :-). I run App Design Vault, where we give developers design templates to make their apps look good.

CC: What’s on your iPhone’s home screen?


Weekly Roundup

by Aaron Brethorst | April 06, 2013

Welcome to our weekly roundup! In addition to our regular features, we have a list of interesting articles and links from around the web for your entertainment and edification. Check it out! Coming up next week, we’ll have our first in a series of interviews with notable folks from the iOS developer community. Know someone we should feature? Drop us a line to let us know. We’ll also have a fantastic look at combining AFNetworking with ReactiveCocoa.

Cheers,
Aaron


Daniel Amitay - Cocoa Developer Interview

by Aaron Brethorst | April 08, 2013

Photo of Daniel Amitay

Cocoa Controls: Who are you? What do you do?

Daniel Amitay: Hey there, I’m Daniel Amitay. I live in NYC and am currently working on the SleepBot app for iOS. I am probably best known for Big Brother Camera Security, which ...