iPhone & iPad Archive

Using Swift from Objective-C

There are few basic steps to use a Swift class from Objective-C. Most of the documentation around skip or misconvey the actual usage. The first thing to know is that, the first time you add any Swift or Objective-C file to your project, Xcode will prompt you to add a bridge-header.h file. This is completely

iOS Devices and page transitions

Often happens that customers require to implement transitions between pages, nice animations, etc. also in a mobile web sites. This kind of effects usually belong to Flash web sites but unfortunately on iOS devices there is still no support for Flash. Thanks to “Stevie” in fact the web on the mobile is growing up without

Create a cross-platform mobile app with AS3 and HTML5/JS

The turning point In the last months of 2010 Apple has removed many restrictions in its developer agreement and published guidelines about the apps it will accept and reject. Between these restrictions there was also the impossibility to submit to the appstore apps built using the packager for iPhone. Flash on the iPhone ? really

Cross plarform mobile development

Hi all, what I’ve been into lately is testing some tools for getting a descent cross platform development framework. What I’ve been testing most was PhoneGap, Appcelerator Titanium, Golden Gecko and Whoop. The last 2 are not open platforms neither do they target developers (but rather designers) so I won’t mention them any further. For

WWDC 2010 videos

Watch over 100 in-depth technical sessions from WWDC 2010. You’ll learn advanced coding techniques that will show you how to enhance the capabilities of your applications with the revolutionary technologies in iOS and Mac OS X. Download the videos, then take them with you on your Mac, iPhone, or iPad to watch anytime, anywhere. Use

Sencha Touch: world’s first HTML5 framework for mobile devices

Few days ago Sencha just released the first HTML5 framework targeted for mobile devices: Sencha Touch. As stated on Sencha’s website: It comes with a comprehensive UI widget library, complete touch event management with CSS transitions and an extensive data package. If you have an HTML5-ready browser, you can take a look the demos here.

iPad Security Breach

Apple has suffered another embarrassment. A security breach has exposed iPad owners including dozens of CEOs, military officials, and top politicians. They—and every other buyer of the cellular-enabled tablet—could be vulnerable to spam marketing and malicious hacking. The breach, which comes just weeks after an Apple employee lost an iPhone prototype in a bar, exposed the

SmokeScreen (preview): convert Flash to HTML5/Javascript

Smokescreen is a new open-source project aimed at converting Flash to JavaScript/HTML5 to run where it previously couldn’t and better interoperate with webpages where it previously could. With Smokescreen you can reach new platforms without learning any new tools; your Flash is automatically converted to JavaScript/HTML5. Smokescreen will soon be released for free under an