All iPhone models screen size quick reference (iPhone 6 screen size, iPhone 6 plus screen size, iPhone 5 screen size)

When new iPhone 6 and Phone 6 Plus appear – they as expected, had new screen resolutions. Here is quick reference for all iPhone screens resolutions. iPhone 6 Plus 414×736 points 1242×2208 px  3x scale 1080×1920 physical pixels 401 ppi 5.5" iPhone 6      375×667 points 750×1334 px   2x scale 750×1334 physical pixels  326 ppi 4.7" iPhone 5      320×568 points 640×1136 px   2x scale 640×1136 physical pixels  326 ppi 4.0" iPhone 4      320×480 points 640×960 px    2x scale 640×960 physical pixels   326 ppi 3.5" iPhone 3GS    320×480 points 320×480 px    1x scale 320×480 physical pixels   163 ppi 3.5" Developers work with points in Interface builder and with physical pixels on device.

By |September 15th, 2014|Design, iOS, iOS design|0 Comments

Xcode 5.1 – symbol(s) not found for architecture x86_64

New problem with Xcode 5.1 after updating project settings – Undefined symbols for architecture x86_64 or symbol(s) not found for architecture x86_64

iOS 7 – how to solve problems with status bar in iOS7

iOS 7 brings status bar which looks like part of view 9though it is not). But it caused that status bar may overlap content or be hardly visible (in case of black or dark background for UINavigationBar or content).
There are several solutions to solve these problems.

UITextView scroll problem in iOS7

I ran across this strange problem with UITextView under iOS 7 – UITextView stopped scrolling with code. Though it works fine in iOS 6.
Another problem was the UITextView allows text to be written below the UITextView’s frame so text was hidden under keyboard or keyboard accessory (it happens only after tapping Return).

By |September 17th, 2013|iOS, iOS programming|0 Comments

Convert Storyboard from iPhone to iPad

You have ready iPhone application with Storyboard. Now you need to create iPad or iOS universal application. The longest and hardest way is to create whole Storyboard manually from the beginning. The easiest and quickest way is to convert iPhone Storyboard into iPad Storyboard.

Center content within UIScrollView

What is the best way to center a view within an UIScrollView?

There are several ways to achieve it. The main is to subclass UIScrollView (don’t forget about UIScrollViewDelegate) and override 1 or several methods.

7 Free Xcode Plugins

7 Free Xcode Plugins wich help developing in Xcode and work with Xcode. They add more functionality into Xcode and allow to change its look.

Remote console logs from iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch

Usually console log for iOS device can be viewed in Xcode Organizer. But how to get console logs from iPhone or iPad if there is no physical access to those devices? Or what to do if person with device doesn’t have Mac and Xcode?

iOS design sheet all developers and designers should learn

Designers should always pay attention to application design depending on target devices. There are not many screen sizes for iOS devices comparing to Android screens but sometimes it is good to have cheat sheet with all screen and elements sizes.

User interface designer Ivo Mynttinen has published very handy “iOS Design Cheat Sheet” which include a clean chart for all of the iOS device resolutions, icons and design elements.

By |January 5th, 2013|Design, iOS, iOS design|1 Comment

iOS 6 – UIWebView does not display images with relative URLs in webarchives

Another iOS 6 problem – UIWebView does not display images with relative URLs in webarchives.