Another in a series of posts documenting my process of updating an aging app.
For this rewrite of Qur’an Memorizer I’m using Auto Layout. This is the first time I’ve used Auto Layout for this app. You know when the Apple Engineers said Auto Layout makes things easy? They weren’t kidding. Even though Qur’an Memorizer has some unique behaviors for autorotation, I was able to implement this in a few hours with Auto Layout and about 25 lines of code. Read on to see what I did.
Yesterday I started learning how to write applications for the iPad and the
iPhone. There are so many books that promise to teach you everything you need
to know that picking one or two (or three) can be very difficult. While I
normally like to learn new skills by reading a good book, I think for iOS
development a more dynamic source would be a better choice.
In the first few days after the release of Google Buzz many people (including myself) criticized
Google for exposing their users’ private information. This was a couple of weeks after Apple got a lot flak
for their unfortunately-named iPad, and the same week that we heard
reports of a woman who broke up with her
boyfriend after finding some suggestive text messages on his cell phone -
messages that came pre-loaded on the phone. I think that all these cases were
not caused by a lack testing, but by testing the wrong audience. Let’s
examine these three cases and see what we can learn from them: