auto-layout · gui · ios · objective-c

Does iOS really need any kind of auto-layout?

In case it’s not clear from the above image, a Google search result,, apparently iOS 9 is the biggest iOS release ever. Whatever that means. All I know is that lots of folks are talking about the shiny new adaptive layout, but once again, after losing a day twirling around this new toy, I’ve come to the conclusion that some for-idiots style widgets should be avoided…and autolayout continues to be one of them.

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gui · language-limitations · objective-c · oop · programming

Inheritance in Objective-C

I know there’s a lot not to like about object oriented programming. It can be more difficult to debug than functionally-oriented scripts. It has side effects up the wazoo if programmers get lazy. Especially in large code bases with a long history, inheritance tends to layered-up. But OOP, and inheritance, are here to stay.¬†Python¬†has embraced… Continue reading Inheritance in Objective-C