How to Add Stack Views Programmatically and (almost) avoid AutoLayout

Some people don't like Interface Builder and like to code instead. Sometimes your layout is so dynamic you need to lay out in code. In either case, programmatic layout of views becomes the answer instead of auto layout. In Xcode 7 Apple introduced stack views. In an earlier post, I introduced stack views in Interface …

6 Themes to Expect at Apple’s WWDC 2015 No One is Talking About.

Once a year, Apple developers get together in San Francisco. Some lucky people in person, most through on-line connections. The event is the World Wide Developer's Confrence (WWDC), the event for those people and companies developing applications for OSX and iOS. As a developer, I look froward to this event every year and have a …

Swift Swift: Making Background Images, Small Images and Custom UIViews with Autolayout

For those who have worked a bit with auto layout, there are two topics that seems to be a real challenge: using a custom UIView, especially when using Core Graphics , and displaying photos  either in the foreground or as a background. Both suffer from similar problems. When changing device or changing orientations they are …