I have been wanting the ability to merge two window’s collections of tabs in Google Chrome for some time now, because moving one tab a time from one window to another is tedious at best. I thought I’d need an extension for it, but it turns out that you can already do it in Chrome without any extra extension! I found this tip on the Google Chrome Product Forums, which tells how to do it: Merge two windows with multiple tabs Left-click the first tab in the window you want to merge. While holding the shift key, left-click the right most tab. All of tabs for the current window are now selected, so you can drag and drop them as as[…]

Somehow I don’t think I broadcasted this when it was available so now seems a good a time as any… My Core Bluetooth talk from Forward Swift 2016, “How Hot Is My Coffee? Sensors, Core Bluetooth and Swift!” has been up since last year, but thankfully it’s still up! Evan K. Stone: How Hot Is My Coffee? Sensors, Core Bluetooth and Swift! – Forward Swift 2016 Fitbit, Withings, Nest. The Internet of Things (IoT) innovation tidal wave has just begun, and those are just three of the more well-known players in the IoT and connected gadget landscape. It’s critical that iOS developers know how to connect and interact with BLE prototyping devices using the Core Bluetooth Framework provided by the[…]

Here’s the video for the talk on React Native I did for Forward Swift in March of 2017 in San Francisco! I’m very glad I didn’t have to wait until November for this one – the Forward Swift team has done an amazing job of getting out their videos in record time! Evan K. Stone: What’s This React Native Thing I Keep Hearing About? In our daily lives as iOS developers, we can usually happily keep coding away in Swift and ignore what’s going on in other software development communities, like that of JavaScript. However, there may be some advantages to at least becoming familiar with what’s going on in the world of React Native, and in this session you[…]

Evidently this got posted to Realm’s website back in November, and I was not informed. Better late than never! Evan K. Stone – Saving Lives with iBeacons You’ve probably heard of iBeacons, but have you seen them up close or developed apps for them? iBeacon technology is a fun and easy way to start working with Bluetooth Low Energy devices. Cloud City Development has been working with Pop Up Labs at MIT to help develop a solution for educating health professionals about the Maker Movement and how it positively affects the medical community. With the help of iBeacons, health professionals have learned how to start creating their own devices and tools! In this talk from AltConf 2016, Evan will introduce[…]