iOS (16)


iOS 7 Bugs – Misplaced View Frame for “Label – Label” will be different at runtime

Whether your upgrading your apps to iOS 7 or building a new app, you may come across the following warning in your storyboard: Misplaced View Frame for “Label – Label” will be different at run time. The Solution To solve this, select the view/label in question and click Editor then mouse over Resolve Auto Layout […]




iOS 7 Bugs – message sent to deallocated instance

First of all, I know this error has been around way before iOS 7. However, in one of my own apps I started getting this error when I upgraded it to iOS 7 SDK. Not exactly sure why it started since it worked perfectly fine with iOS 6 SDK. After hours of debugging, I finally […]




iOS 7 Blur Effect

The Control Center, introduced in iOS 7, has a really cool blur effect when opened. Unfortunately, Apple didn’t give us access to use this blur effect in our UIViews. Luckily for us, there’s a few ways to achieve this blur effect. iOS-blur A really clever developer came up with a solution of copying the layer […]




iOS 7 Bugs – The Status Bar and Modal View Controllers

In iOS 7, the status bar and navigation bar are now unified. The status bar is translucent which is suppose to merge seamlessly with the navigation bar. This works great for the most part until you try to present a view controller or use a modal segue in storyboards. [self presentViewController:myViewController animated:YES completion:nil]; Using these […]



Flat Buttons – An iOS Control for a Flat UI

With the announcement on iOS 7 and the growing trend towards flat UI, I decided to create a simple iOS control to create flat buttons. The control can be downloaded from Github and can be used in any iOS project. Using the control is as simple as it gets. Once you download the project, copy […]




FaceCamViewer – An iOS Control That Displays A Live Camera Window Similar To FaceTime.

My latest creation is an iOS control that displays a live camera feed embedded in a UIView. Its very similar to the front camera view that you see when using FaceTime, Skype or Tango. I’ve posted the code on Github so feel free to fork it, modify it and use it however you want. Source […]




Using your AppStore.com Vanity URL.

For those of you watching Super Bowl XLVII yesterday, you may have had a chance to see the latest trailer for Star Trek Into Darkness. You may have also noticed the URL at the end of the trailer. I guess JJ Abrams had first dibs on Apple’s new vanity URLs. Luckily this wasn’t the case […]