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Switching From iPad to iPad Pro

I’ve been using an iPad for about 3 years, and I absolutely love it. Too often I hear tech-enthusiasts blast it as an underpowered toy computer for grandmothers — and wow is...

Switching To The Brave Browser

I’ve been using Chrome since around its release, but ditched it last year over privacy concerns. Google has a really big interest in having its eye on everything you do...

How To Give Your ViewController An Activity Indicator

UIKit provides a nifty little spinning wheel we can display to the user when we’re waiting on something that the user can’t see. It’s considered a best practice to pop...

How To Customize UITextView

So recently I’ve been working on an iOS version of my Mock My Words app. It’s pretty simple in functionality so I wanted to compensate with a nice user interface....

How to Set Up Programmatic Interfaces in iOS

There are plenty of valid reasons to use storyboards or to programmatically lay out your interface. Storyboards let us quickly build out a beautiful interface, but face limitations and scale...

How to Wirelessly Test Your App on Your iPhone

A good thing to note is that the mac you are using Xcode on and the iPhone (or iPad) you want to test on must be on the same network....