For my current project I needed to integrate a similar functionality as the Dropbox upload process (see following screenshot).
CALayer Partial Corner Radii
I love using
CALayers. The simple fact that almost all of their properties are automatically animated makes them a great companion to build responsive UI in applications.
MapBox proper loading and offline caching
Note: Please note that this article is referring to the old MapBox 1.x SDK and not MapBoxGL Native. The reason behind this is that at the time of this writing the MapBoxGL Native is still a little behind of the old SDK in terms of features.
Singletons in Swift
I've seen a lot of ways of creating singletons in swift. Most of them rely on creating static instances and opening up a public method
Saving Links in PDF
After loosing an hour over this, I figured it could be worth it to simply post this tip to save some people the trouble.
Swift Coalescing Operator
This is by far one of the best features recently added in the latest XCode 6 Beta 5 build.
NSArrays and ReactiveCocoa
If you never heard of ReactiveCocoa, I suggest you start by reading the Functional Reactive Programming Guide on iOS made by @AshFurrow. It's comprehensive guide on everything you need to know to get started (Functional Programming, Signals, Streams, Sequences ...).
OSX Desktop Notifications Why you should not do modulo bias for randomness iTerm 2 Shortcuts Don't use XIBS, use CALayers instead
This tip is something that we use extensively here @PrePlaySports, in the iOS team.
Using Zucchini for iOS7 UI automated tests
If, like me, you have always been quite doubtful about ios UI automated tests, you can rejoice because the new framework zucchini is a great tool for the job.
Ignoring Versioned Files In git
Sometimes you work on a file that almost never changes but is used for configuration purposes.
A First Blog Post: Tribute to Octopress
As a Software Developer, it is now kind of trendy to maintain a blog where you can share a few gits or titbits of code with the community.