Category: Notes

iOS in 24 Hours

Hello all, There isn’t going to be an updated book this year, but I’ve just posted updated projects and am working on updates to the text that I will hopefully be able to release. I’ll be posting errata as best

Posted in Errata, iOS 9 Errata, Notes

iOS 7 Hour 1: Welcome Project Corruption (iPhone only)

Having trouble with the Hour 1 Welcome project on the iPhone? Please download the updated tutorial archive – posted Jan 25, 2014. An error with the project file settings prevented the original release from running correctly.

Posted in Errata, iOS 7 Errata, Notes

@synthesize added automatically in Xcode 4.4+

Sick of typing a @synthesize line for every property? Install Xcode 4.4 (now available on the Mac App Store) and let Xcode do it for you!

Posted in iOS 5 Errata, Notes

Xcode 4.3+ has a new home

If you install new versions of Xcode from the App Store, you’ll notice that they no longer install under a “/Developer” directory. Xcode now lives under the main Applications directory. The Developer directory is still present, but it’s just located

Posted in iOS 5 Errata, Notes

Hour 13: UINavigationController Changes

In Xcode 4.3 and later, Apple has changed what happens when you add a navigation controller to your project. Instead of giving you a blank UIViewController (labeled “Root View Controller”) to do with as you please, it links you to

Posted in iOS 5 Errata, Notes

UIViewController and Other Classes No Longer Available Directly

In the most recent versions of Xcode (and future versions), classes such as UIViewController are not available as separate selections when adding a new class to your project. Instead, choose to create a new Objective-C class, then, on the second

Posted in iOS 5 Errata, Notes

Teach Yourself iOS 5 Dev Ships!

What a journey it has been! What started as a simple revision, quickly became a major re-write with the addition of Storyboarding and ARC in Xcode 4.2+.

Posted in Notes