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Soft-Shake 2010

Voici l’annonce officielle de la conference Soft-Shake 2010: Agilité, iPhone et Java voilà les trois thèmes de la conférence Soft-Shake qui se tiendra pour la toute première fois le 18 octobre 2010 à Genève. La conférence est organisée en commun par les associations de l’Agile Tour de Genève, le Groupe des Développeurs iPhone de Suisse […]

Objective-C Categories as Stylesheets

It is very important that iPhone and iPad applications use visual styles in a coherent way. This helps users learn how to use your application faster, it helps them scan your UI for important information as quickly as possible, and it also can convey a strong marketing message; companies who want iPhone or iPad applications […]

EasyTableView for iPhone Prototyping

Our first blog post of 2010 presents a tool that we’ve been using internally and that might be useful for other people. As you might have experienced, prototyping applications in Interface Builder is fine as long as you don’t deal that much with UITableViewController instances. Prototyping user interfaces with tables and navigation is not as […]

iPhone Apps without Objective-C

Yes, it’s possible. Even if Objective-C is one of my preferred programming languages, in any case I think it’s worth mentioning that, 2 years after the official iPhone SDK has been announced, the iPhone development landscape has really grown up, and many, many different options are available today. This article provides a very high-level enumeration […]

About the JAOO Conferences

This week I had the opportunity to attend the JAOO Developer Conference 2009 in Århus (Denmark), invited by Trifork, the company behind this and other fine events, like QCon and RubyFoo. Despite being relatively unknown in the Swiss landscape, JAOO is an event unlike any other, and here’s why you should attend next time.

iPhone and Mac OS X Developer Conference Roundup

Here’s a quick review of the most important iPhone and Mac OS X developer conferences I’ve found on the web (in no particular order). Definitely, there’s no shortage of conferences when you need information about the latest Cocoa, Mac OS X and iPhone technologies; check this out! Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference or WWDC, held every […]

Muchas Notitas, Muchas!

Notitas is available at an App Store near you! Notitas means “small notes” in Spanish, and it’s the fourth iPhone application under the akosma brand, and the first based on an original idea of my dear wife! As the name implies, it’s a simple and easy way to create, keep and find notes in your […]

New iPhone Apps: RooiFonts and DeviceDNA

Let me introduce to you RooiFonts and DeviceDNA, the latest iPhone apps by akosma software on the App Store! RooiFonts is an evolution of my previous Font Browser application (still open source, still in Github). RooiFonts builds upon that application bringing some more new features, like the ability to send a screenshot of a sample […]

Mention on Mauro Del Rio’s Blog

I just read an interesting post on Cocoa with Love, and I discover an interesting tool to make my life easier: Now I can create my UI with IB, and the tool will convert it to a .m file. GREAT!!! The tool is called nib2objc and it can be found on Github. Published on Mauro […]

Mention on ArsTechnica

A handy open source utility by Adrian Kosmaczewski allows you to convert Interface Builder files to Objective-C code. With it, you can extract all the layout information and properties of your visual design and transform that into code. Nib2objc does exactly what its name suggests. With it, you can generate converted code that takes into […]