Location and elastic networks with photos

So much context to a photo: date, time, location, weather, number of photos. So much context to time: mornings, afternoon, night. So much context to a location: venue, city, country. So much context to temperature: hot, cold, rainy, windy, perfect So much context to the number of photos: first, one…

Learning iOS: Week 3/7 Homework

This week, we start to learn how to use custom data in our static views. Real apps will use real data, so we finally get a chance to see how things can look and feel as we get closer to dynamic data. Creating Custom Cells This was harder than it…

Learning iOS: Week 2/7 Homework

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/1785008/keeping-a-uibutton-selected-after-a-touch Creating a login page Detecting form field validation Loading states for feed view Modal view slide ups UIScrollView for more content Alert and action views Wooooot! Week 2 and I am already tasting how close we are to building a full app. This week's…

Learning iOS: Week 1/7 Homework

Creating UIViews programatically Creating UIImage views Creating and positioning Labels Exporting assets from sketch Simple IBAction/Outlet I started off Week 1 homework by programming the views. It required a lot of CGRect and absolute positioning. The code started to feel verbose but after checking in with the mentors that's…

The difficulty of learning mobile, fragmented tutorials, and what's working out so far

An overview on what I've learned so far diving into Xcode as a designer and front end developer Mobile apps can be built in so many different ways. There are storyboards, nibs, and pure code approaches. As someone new to making mobile apps it can be overwhelming. Luckily I'm going…

Mobile Design Concept w/ Weave

Weave is like Tinder for networking. After playing with the app for a few days I thought about how it could be improved. Working on a startup myself, I understand what it's like having limited resources. I wanted to focus on the core experiences that could improve the chances of…