Miesiąc: Kwiecień 2017

A few thoughts on designing iOS layout

There was a slight change in concept of how I want my magic hours app main screen to look, comparing to what I’ve presented in my previous post. I’ve decided that timeline control would be, maybe, more suitable. So I had to finally deal with proper…

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Localizing iOS app with SwiftGen

I came with my app development to a stage where I’m about to inform user about various things happening behind the scenes. This means that I have to present messages like: estimating current location, fetching weather forecast, etc. somewhere in the user interface. And this is the…

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Fetching weather forecast in Swift

Yesterday I got really excited :) I’m talking about a feeling when you’re dealing with something which is still new for you, but at the same time you begin to understand how things are organised and what should be done to achieve the goal. I felt…

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Getting off the beaten track

Every software developer has a set of programming habits that he or she has built over time. I’m talking about naming convention, code formatting rules, favourite language structures, design patterns, etc. Show me the code and I’ll tell you who of my work colleagues is…

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Creating custom control in Swift

I spent last two evenings working on my app’s main screen. Again, Xcode was driving me crazy with random bugs that efficiently slowed me down ;) I needed to add an action by ctrl dragging element from storyboard to ViewController class. As I already…

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Designing Magic hour’s app main screen

Today I focused on designing my application’s main screen. It’s going to be different than in my windows phone project. My previous app’s landing screen was in a form of a dashboard with tiles: Since I’m now able to calculate sunrise and sunset hours without going…

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Calculating sunrise and sunset hours in Swift

After two days of struggle I came up with my application screen showing this :) There’s sunrise time in the first label and sunset time in the second. At least now I can see the pros of having emoji here :). Calculating these two is crucial for…

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Apples taken with a grain of salt

The weather outside is just too good to stay at home and code and yesterday was April Fool’s Day. So I decided that today’s post is going to be lightweight and not so serious. I’m going to make fun of Apple. A little bit ;) There’s…

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