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Debugging Core Data In Xcode 8.1 Not Working?

I was working on a new project this weekend and I came across an issue using Xcode 8.1 that I’d not seen in 8.0 – The debug info from Core Data wasn’t being pushed to the console in Xcode.

Now if you’ve not worked with Core Data before, or never had to look hard under the hood at what it’s doing when to add items to it you may never have come across before. This is a runtime argument that is passed in to your app at launch that (depending on the logging level – 1 through 3) spews out in-depth info on what is being inserted etc in to your Core Data store.

Auto Layout Visual Format language helpers

I watch an awful lot of videos of people programming. I find it both relaxing and interesting. Once such set of videos I enjoy watching are those produced by Brian Voong, who posts YouTube iOS walk-throughs under the title of “Let’s Build That App”. I happened to have one of his videos running on my […]

Clean Xcode project directories with Synx

I’ve been writing code for a very long time now, using different IDEs and a varied array of languages. My current jam is developing iOS applications, or more specifically, writing Swift. However, one thing that is a constant for me – regardless of what language / glorified text editor I’m using is… keeping my file […]

FotB2010 Workshop Slides

While at Flash on the Beach this year I gave a one-day workshop on getting up to speed with Flex 4 if you are coming from a pure ActionScript background. Below are the slides from that workshop as well as a copy of the FXP file that contains all of the examples / samples. I’ll […]

Build An App In A Week Recording Round-up

If you missed out on any or all of the Build an app in a week web seminars that the EMEA Platform Evangelism team held last week, worry not. Below are all of the recording for you to watch as many times as you wish. You don’t need any special software or app installed to view these beyond the Flash Player.