the path to memory efficiency as represented by an iPhone background image as a path in the forest, which is convered up by the slide to unlock barUIViewControllers are great for displaying and managing views. However, I find that once memory issues come into play, the experience can degrade. Also, memory management with the didReceiveMemoryWarning and viewDidUnload methods do not have any best practices in the Apple documentation. This is an example of how to provide a consistent experience utilizing the built–in memory methods in a UIViewController.

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UIViewControllers are wonderful pieces of code to help follow the MVC and control what those sneaky views are up to. Trouble begins when UIViewControllers stop taking care of their own (another UIViewController).

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Memory Management in iOS as represented by elephants in as an iPhone backgroundWorking in iOS for the last few months has taught me many things, one being that memory management is full of “gotchas.” This post is a list of techniques that I have found to determine memory related issues.

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Resetting aspects of a drawing context, such as fills, stroke settings and drop shadows has to be easier than setting them to null. Good news! There is a way with the graphics context.

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Adobe’s FlashOSA strange thought crossed my mind the other day. I wondered why I had never heard or thought about it before. What if Adobe had created their own mobile OS – FlashOS?

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A quick simple way to add drop shadows to drawn objects for iOS development. Especially useful for drawing in the drawRect: method.

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The plan for this space is to share my knowledge and what I have learned to be able to give back to a worldwide community that has shared so much with me...

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No voicemail for almost a week. I had no idea it wasn't working until I expected a few voicemails after a missed call. Apparently iOS broke something with my visual voicemail. My fix may not be ideal. It does work though.

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My new portfolio is finished. Created completely in Flash, it showcases the latest work I have created since 2005, amazingly the last time I updated my portfolio.

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