UIKeyCommand — Part 1: The Basics

This post is the first in a series of three on UIKeyCommands on iOS. In this first post, we’ll go over UIKeyCommand at a high level. What are UIKeyCommands? UIKeyCommands represent a key press (or combination of key presses) on a hardware keyboard that will trigger an action. In…

General Update: March 2021

It’s been a busy month. I’m not even sure where the month went. I figured I’d post a general update on what I’ve been up to. Development Updates I’ve been super busy at work, working on a new (to us) property. I’m not sure…

MyCndwn - TestFlight

This past weekend, MyCntdwn took a step forward. I sent a new build of it to Apple’s TestFlight. It’s the first time a MyCntdwn build has been uploaded to TestFlight in years. This doesn’t really mean anything is going to happen with it. I just wanted to…

MyCntdwn Lives?

Over a year ago, I removed MyCntdwn from the App Store. But I’m not sure that’s the end of the story for MyCntdwn. I’ve been working on an update to MyCntdwn for a long time now. I’ve had multiple starts and stops. This could just be…

Getting Out of My Technical Rut

I’ve spent about six months in a technical rut. Not really learning anything new iOS/tvOS/Swift-wise. I got a little complacent with the skills that I had. Recently, I’ve started breaking out of that rut. At least I hope. Over the past week and a half, I’…

Beer Style Guidelines 2020.5 Released

My latest release of Beer Style Guidelines has just gone out. This version of Beer Style Guidelines (finally) includes a new beer style guideline. I’ve just added the Brewers Association 2020 Beer Style Guidelines. This is the first guide update I’ve done since the 2017 version of this…

Beer Style Guidelines 2019.1 Released

This past week, I released a new version of Beer Style Guidelines. It’s the first update to the app in almost two years (Nov 6, 2017). Talk about a neglected app! What’s since the last version Here’s a full list of the things I’ve changed in…

Sad Day

Yesterday was a bit of a sad day for me. I retired two apps of mine from the iOS App Store. I removed both MyCntdwn and Showers: White Noise Generator from sale. I had mentioned that it may come to this in my last post (Summer 2019 Development Goals). I…