Table of Contents Selector View
Apr 25, 2021, 8:06 PM
I wrote a new little view for a future version of Apollo that makes some changes to the default iOS version (that seems to be a weird trend in my recent programming, despite me loving built-in components). Here’s some details about...
More Efficient/Faster Average Color of Image
Apr 2, 2021, 4:18 PM
Skip to the ‘Juicy Code 🧃’ section if you just want the code and don’t care about the preamble of why you might want this!
Finding the average color of an image is a nice trick to have in your toolbelt for spicing up...
Trials and Tribulations of Making an Interruptable Custom View Controller Transition on iOS
Feb 19, 2021, 2:41 PM
I think it’s safe to say while the iOS custom view controller transition API is a very powerful one, with that power comes a great deal of complexity. It can be tricky, and I’m having one of those days where it’s getting...
Logging information from iOS Widgets
Dec 1, 2020, 3:09 PM
Lately users have been emailing me with a few odd things happening with their Apollo iOS 14 home screen widgets, and some well-placed logs can really help with identifying what’s going wrong. iOS has a sophisticated built in logging...
Using PHPickerViewController Images in a Memory-Efficient Way
Sep 26, 2020, 5:43 PM
PHPickerViewController is (in my opinion) one of the more exciting parts of iOS 14. We developers now have a fully-fledged photo picker that we can just use, rather than having to spend a bunch of our time creating our own (much like...
Apollo for Reddit 1.9
Sep 12, 2020, 12:58 PM
Apollo 1.9’s a massive update to Apollo that’s taken months and months to complete, but I’m really happy with the result, and it brings together a ton of ideas from the community to make Apollo even nicer to use. The...
The Case for Getting Rid of TestFlight Review
Jun 12, 2020, 4:14 PM
I tweeted today about how I think TestFlight review should become a thing of the past and many developers seemed to agree, but some had questions so I wanted to expand on my thoughts a little.
TestFlight’s awesome. But like App Store...
Announcing Apollo: a new Reddit app for iPhone
Jan 30, 2015, 5:38 PM
I’m really excited to unveil a project I’ve been working on for the last year or so. It’s called Apollo and it’s a new Reddit app for iPhone.
I’ve been a Reddit user for about four years now, and the site is a constant source of...