Laser Meme, meme generator app icon Lm (My first iPhone app, Laser Meme, is now available on the iTunes App Store.

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Xcode has long been installed in the /Developer folder on the Mac. The introduction of Xcode 4.3 in the App Store moved that to /Applications/Xcode.app. Fix behavior for some of those apps that rely on that hardcoded path.

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Quick tip to save screenshots from the iOS Simulator app.

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Creating a multi-line word-wrapping tail-truncating UIButton should be simple to do. However it requires a subclass to achieve the effect...

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HTML and JavaScript rendering on mobile devices is quite a bit of a performance difference than native code. This post is all about how to get HTML and JavaScript under control, to have that close-to-native feel in your HTML-based web apps.

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Apple’s Spotlight feature is very powerful, and a lot of the features are unknown to a lot of people, myself included. Here is a little trick I found by accident.

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Ensuring View Controllers always displayed in the desired orientationThe problem arises that one view controller is portrait (or landscape) only, and everything else can be rotated. Then when navigating to that one controller, the view is incorrect and it tries to display in landscape... to undesired results. There is a solution!

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Frequently I would get emails, too many to count, and often would simply hit “Delete” for a simple marketing email because my phone is alerting me every 10 seconds. I have found a way to manage these emails (that I still want to subscribe to), not be alerted of their arrival, and only be alerted of the emails that I (might) really care about.

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ActionScript, Java, and most other ECMAscript-based languages (even javascript) have an easy way to define variables as protected or private. Objective-C does not have a simple way to do so, at least when based on the recommended ways to create variables.

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Illustration of an iPhone rotating in space to show device orientation with a green arrow and a crazy photo of me in the February 2011 Chicago blizzard as the wallpaperImplementing rotation in a UIViewController is simple because Apple provides methods at any number of points to ensure animation is crisp. Rolling your own in a UIView is easy to set up, however it is far less robust. This will show how to handle orientation change for your iOS device.

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