Old News, Probably: Emailing multiple photos on iPhone (updated for iOS 5)

As usual, I’m the second-to-last person to find out how to do this stuff.  I just happened to want to send multiple photos and couldn’t figure out how – but the forum post below shows that you do it from the other end – via the Camera Roll. Then it becomes clearer… Oh, and I …

#iOSDev Tip: Unblock events caused when adding subviews to your UIButtons

Recently, I was having an issue I was having with subviews added to my UIButton objects that I was customizing. The buttons would behave fine if they were standard rounded rect buttons, but the moment I added a UIView and some UILabels to it, the taps stopped responding. But I was able to resolve it, thanks to …

What is the Future of iOS Notification?

One of the more annoying things about iOS is its notification system. Modal alerts are so arcane, intrusive and annoying, I am actually shocked that they are still the standard method of notification in iOS as of version 4… Looks like there are some underground movements (requiring jailbreaking, of course) to change that. Here’s a …

iOS Simulator QuickTip: Removing all installed applications.

It was time to clean house a bit, so I wanted to remove all the currently installed applications in the iPhone Simulator. Turns out there’s a very simple way to do it… 1. With the iPhone Simulator running, click on the iOS Simulator application menu. 2. Click “Reset Contents and Settings…”. – A confirmation dialog …

Open Source App List on ManiacDev

I found this list recently and thought it might be helpful to keep around for reference. Having open source applications available means that you can learn quite a bit from the successes of others by looking at the source and seeing how they accomplished their tasks. Open Source iPhone Apps List – 43 App Store …

NSOperation Xcode File Template

From Jeff LaMarche’s iPhone Development site: iPhone Development: NSOperation Xcode File Template: NSOperation Xcode File Template Although I’m generally averse to using a lot of template or boilerplate code, there are times when it’s handy to have file template beyond those that Apple provides. Something I’ve done a fair amount of lately is to create …