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What’s new in iOS 8 for hamsters

Back in 2013, I gave a presentation at NSLondon, touching …

The Hit List Diary #21 – Lenient Date Parsing

In The Hit List for Mac, we’ve long supported a wide …

The Hit List Diary #10.1 – State Restoration of Paged Tables

Earlier, I discussed how I set up a paged table view

The Hit List Diary #20 – State Restoration with Custom Container View Controllers

The root of The Hit List’s storyboard looks something …

Date Formatters, Calendars, and Locales

Today I tweeted:

Something I’ve long wondered: Why does NSDateFormatter have a locale property, when it could use the one supplied by calendar?

Let me try and explain a bit. An …

The Hit List Diary #17.1 – Clearing Selection After a Modal Dismissal

Remember this code from Castro for interactively clearing …

The Hit List Diary #19.1 – Blocks as Cell Actions

Following my exploration of delegation and the responder …

The Hit List Diary #19 – Buttons in Cells

As a todo list app, The Hit List follows a pretty …

The Hit List Diary #18 – Syntax Highlighting

With iOS 7, Apple introduced Text Kit, giving us a …

The Hit List Diary #17 – clearsSelectionOnViewWillAppear

There’s a fairly well-known problem with UITableView, …


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