Blog Tag: XCode

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  • X-Code Programming: DIY Please Wait Bubble

    Published on: Thursday, February 2nd, 2012 Author: Dave
    iPhone Developer Welcome to XCode

    The default UIActivityIndicatorView that is native to X-Code is nice, but doesn’t always give the greatest user experience.  A great use for a UIActivityIndicatorView is to show a user that a web page is loading when you’re using a UIWebView.  […]

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  • Best Way to Check for an Empty NSString

    Published on: Monday, September 12th, 2011 Author: Dave
    iPhone Developer Welcome to XCode

    When developing your iPhone apps, you’ll run into situations where you want to check to see if an NSString that is declared in another location is empty.  At first, you’d think it would be a simple check for nil. NSString* […]

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  • Don’t wait too long to test your app on the actual iPhone/iPad

    Published on: Wednesday, September 7th, 2011 Author: Dave
    iPhone Developer Welcome to XCode

    Don’t wait too long to test your app on the actual iPhone/iPad. Apple’s done a great job with their development tools.  Within minutes of starting an app, an iPhone developer can be hammering away at code.  Their simulator is great.  […]

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