Tag Archives: iOS

CLGeocoder as an External Function Call

If you don’t know what CLGeocoder does or what Geocoding is, take  a look at this tutorial that I wrote a few years ago as it is a good starting point. A standard call to CLGeocoder looks a bit like this: This basically takes a given location as a CLLocation and take its Latitude and Longitude properties, it will then generate a textual address for the corresponding real world place… Read More »

A New Icon For Location+

Location+ was my first app, it was written a few years ago before ARC and Storyboards. Since then Location+ has been downloaded over 65,000 times! Thanks for your support! I am in the process of creating a brand new application that will be its successor, completely redesign and reengineered for the newer technologies in iOS 7 and xCode 5. I believe that it will be another few months before I… Read More »

Objective-C OpenWeatherMap API Wrapper – JFOpenWeatherMapManager for iOS and Mac OSX

JFOpenWeatherMapManager for iOS provides a quick and easy, drop in component to consume and manipulate the Open Weather Map API directly as Objective-C objects, no casting required. Weather data can be retrieved in a couple of lines of code with the help of a Block. OpenWeatherMap provide a free* API for downloading the latest weather data, such as temperature, wind speed etc. The API can be consumed in various forms,… Read More »

Screentaker

Screentaker is a must have app for any iOS Developer. You may have seen screenshot of app’s in the past where a screenshot is contained inside the frame of an iOS device. Screentaker allows you to do this very quickly and easily, without the need to break out Photoshop or Sketch (My personal favourite editor, Sketch). Screentaker has a number of predefined templates e.g. iPhone 5 White, iPad Mini Black,… Read More »