Living Without Storyboards or Interface Builder: Grids and a Grid Class

Using Grids As Steve Jobs liked to say… "Oh, and one more thing more thing." In my last post Living without Storyboards or Interface Builder, I mentioned scribbling on a piece of paper. I do that often, but it is helpful to go one step further: use a preset grid. The web building world, at …

From Apple to Raspberry Pi: Living without Storyboards and Interface Builder

In iOS, avoiding Interface Builder is nearly impossible. IB is old - as old as the Xcode SDK itself. Interface builder was one of the components of NextStep, and thus one of the reasons Steve Jobs got his old job back, who then developed NextStep into the platform for all Apple products. In more recent …

From Apple to Raspberry Pi: Windows Buttons and Widgets — on Pi!

I've explored much of the basic coding in Python, but I'll need a good user interface for the projects I'm doing. When it comes to the graphical user interface (GUI), Xcode and Python are on  two different planets. With storyboards and interface builder, Xcode arguably spoils developers. There are times one does need to add …