iOS Unit Testing with Xcode (Online Course)

Unit Testing for iOS Developers   Unit testing is a useful method for verifying functionality—both before and after development—and can help you catch and fix bugs. Xcode can automatically add unit test support to your projects. In this course, explore the fundamentals of unit tests in Xcode and discover how to add unit tests to Read more about iOS Unit Testing with Xcode (Online Course)[…]

Apple’s App Review Process Now Takes as Little as Two Days – Mac Rumors

Good news… Apple’s app review process has become significantly faster during the first five months of 2016, according to AppReviewTimes.com, a website that tracks average App Store review times for both the iOS and Mac App Store using data crowdsourced from developers on both platforms. Source: Apple’s App Review Process Now Takes as Little as Read more about Apple’s App Review Process Now Takes as Little as Two Days – Mac Rumors[…]

iOS icon resolutions

iOS Icon Resolutions Creator Script

I saw a script online somewhere (stackoverflow?) a while back that created some iOS icon resolutions. I updated it and found it very useful. iOS Icon Resolutions Create icon.sh in a directory and post the code below (don’t forget to chmod 777 the file). Then put the icon (1024×1024 png) in the same directory and run Read more about iOS Icon Resolutions Creator Script[…]

Disable ARC Compilation in Xcode for an iOS/Objective-C File

In some cases, you want to disable ARC in your project just for one or some subset of files. Usually this is the case, for me, that I’m using a file from an online repository that I don’t want to change for various reasons. The way to disable ARC for that file is in the Read more about Disable ARC Compilation in Xcode for an iOS/Objective-C File[…]

MacOSX 10.7.3 Update Breaks iOS App Validation

This was tricky… I kept getting: iPhone/iPod Touch: Icon.png: icon dimensions (0 x 0) don’t meet the size requirements. The icon file must be 57×57 pixels, in .png format (-19014) I found the fix here: MacOSX 10.7.3 Update Breaks iOS App Validation. Thanks Manbolo! Basically, get the latest version of Application Loader, run it and Read more about MacOSX 10.7.3 Update Breaks iOS App Validation[…]

Recipe: Automatic Version Number, Build Number & Build Date Handling | MacIndie

I found this helpful “recipe” for setting up automatic build versioning in Xcode… Dealing with build and version numbers in applications whether for Desktop MacOSX or iPhone applications always seems like a bit of a black art, here’s the short version of how to set up a consistent and maintainable system for dealing with version Read more about Recipe: Automatic Version Number, Build Number & Build Date Handling | MacIndie[…]