Oct 24, 2015     public speaking, how to

NSLondon talk - "Developers' Emergency Guide to Public Speaking"

A pragmatic guide on how to plan, create and deliver a technical talk, with minimum stress, maximum enjoyment and positive conclusion.

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  Oct 2, 2015     Swift, iOS

Credentials storage - simple and secure

Credentials storage is a must for most projects - in this example I've used Daniel Tomlinson's Swift keychain wrapper, Latch, to store and retrieve a username and password combination.

I've encapsulated the functionality into a struct for easier consumption:

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  Sep 19, 2015     conference, tips, speaking

My tips for when speaking at a conference

I've attended iOSDevUK last week (amazing conference BTW, do not miss it next year) and whilst speakers were mostly great, there were lots of "silly" things that made me giggle and/or mad.

So here is my humble list of tips for when speaking at a conference. Hope you find them useful:

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  Sep 19, 2015     Swift, iOS

UIAlertView in Swift closures

UIAlertView has been deprecated in iOS 8.0 in favour of UIAlertController - but one still needs UIAlertView if iOS 7 support is required.

Using UIAlertViewDelegate is a bit cumbersome and whilst lots of Objective-C implementation with blocks are available, I needed one for Swift.

So here is my solution - a simple implementation of UIAlerView with Swift closures.

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  Sep 6, 2015     business, zirtual, reactive, manifesto, college, garyvee, testing, laptop, clean code

Reading list

My reading / viewing list for the week ending September 6th 2015

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  Aug 17, 2015     surgery, business, software architecture, swift, reactive, functional, AltConf2015, ketamine

Reading list

My reading / viewing list for the week commencing August 17th 2015

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  Aug 10, 2015     hacker, creativity, gym

Reading list

My reading list for the week commencing August 10th 2015

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  Jul 2, 2015     Xcode, iOS, Objective-C, Swift

A list of cool features of Git and GitHub

A collection of cool hidden and not so hidden features of Git and GitHub

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  Jun 22, 2015     mobile

My DevTalks 2015 talk

2015 Dev Talks gathers great community leaders, innovations and fun, the key ingredients to explore the trends that will shape Mobile, Web, Big Data, Cloud Computing and Internet of Things. Topics include Java, .NET, PHP, Ruby, Mobile, Agile development, HTML5, Cloud, Big Data and much more.

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  May 19, 2015     Xcode, iOS, Objective-C, Swift

My top 12 Xcode shortcuts

A list of useful Xcode shortcuts.

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