ios

Adding a Splash Screen Image in Xcode

I won't actually cover the entire process to add a splash screen (or "Launch Image") to Xcode. It's already covered in great detail in this post by @spencer_carli. UPDATE: Here's a video of the process: https://www.useloom.com/share/7a51e0ba2ed74da28b41493c6a2c0d6a There is one problem with that post though…

Throttling Network Speeds on macOS and iOS Simulator

When developing mobile apps, it's important to recognize your mobile users will likely have a much slower network connection than you use while developing. So, it's good to run your app in a simulated poort network condition. When I was primarily developing Cordova based apps (Ionic Framework), this was easy…

Cordova Contacts Plugin with Ionic Framework

A few days ago, Raymond Camden posted an article about using the pickContact feature in the updated Cordova contacts plugin. I dabbled with it but ran into some problems. Unfortunately, those problems were my own. Today, I've finally gotten around to trying this out with a sample Ionic Framework app…

Beta Testing GapDebug

Today, I got the opportunity to start testing the new GapDebug from Genuitec. I've just dabbled with it a bit; so, I'm just going to post some initial info about my first impressions. As I use it more, I'll do another post if warranted. First, I'll cover installation and setup…