iOS Swift Array of Plist

Swift 5 code: func getArrayOfPlist() -> Array { let path = Bundle.main.path(forResource: “content”, ofType: “plist”) var contentsArray = [String]() if let path = path { if let contentsXML = FileManager.default.contents(atPath: path) { do { let plistData = try PropertyListSerialization.propertyList(from: contentsXML, options: [], format: nil) contentsArray = plistData as! Array } catch { NSLog(“Error when decoding […]

How to Make Sure That You Are Using an Enterprise Account for IPA Provisioning

In my post describing how to »Provision iOS IPA App for In-House Enterprise Distribution« I described the pitfalls when trying (and hopefully succeeding) to make an In-House Provisioning of your iOS app. Although I mention repeatedly that you need to be sure that you use an Apple Enterprise Provisioning Account, I experienced multiple times that […]

Swift Extension for Location Authorization Requests in iOS

A while back I wrote an Objective-C category that helps you managing location authorization requests. As I needed the same functionality in a Swift-based project, I did the effort to transfer the code into Swift. You can download the Swift location authorization extension here.

A Simple Approach to App Localization using Xcode, XLIFF and Objective-C

When it comes to localizing applications for iOS or Mac OS, things get pretty quickly messed up and cumbersome. The tool support by Apple is – friendly spoking – lacking consistency. Especially if you are updating your code and want to update the localization, things get hairy. I do not want to go into detail […]

How to Prevent Dismissing Containing View Controller when Performing a Double-Tap on a UIPopoverController’s Background under iOS8 in Objective-C

When opening up a popover from a modal view (or another popover) on an iPad running iOS 8 and double-tapping on the background of the popover, not only the popover will be dismissed but also the modal view. This behavior was non-existant in iOS 7 and seems to be a bug in iOS 8.