Problem with Objective C UITabBar at bottom of Screen

When poping up an UIAction Sheet infront of a UITabBar I had some problems getting the buttons to correctly react to presses. The reason for this turned out to be with the UITabBar having the a listener that was a higher priority than the button on the UIActionSheet. To solve this you have to add […]

Posted on July 22, 2009 at 2:10 pm by Alastair Munro · Permalink · One Comment
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Confusion with simple NString manipulation in Objective C

Coming from a Java background, I’ve found it extremely difficuilt to do any simple String manipulation. My first attempt was NSString *string1  = @"This is a"; NSString *string2 = @" test"; NSString *newString = string1 + string2; As it turns out this doesn’t work so well. After much frustration I found the following solution NSString […]

Posted on July 22, 2009 at 2:02 pm by Alastair Munro · Permalink · Leave a comment
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iPhone Objective C UIView from Nib (xib) in UIScrollView in UITabBarController

So, thats a huge assed title.  Hopefully it got you here from Google tho, as intended. If you are here, you have probably scoured the internet for an answer to the above title. I have a UIView that I want in a UIScrollView, that is in a UITabbedView Controller AND I want to load the […]

Posted on February 23, 2009 at 5:06 pm by Jordan Carter · Permalink · 2 Comments
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Iphone UIWebView HTTP Basic Authentication

So I need to send a user to a page that requires a login. I want to save those details in the app and send them with the initial request. But HOW? #import "NSData+Additions.h" @implementation Utility + (void) addAuthToWebRequest:(NSMutableURLRequest*)requestObj email:(NSString*)email password:(NSString*)password{ NSString *authString = [[[NSString stringWithFormat:@"%@:%@", email, password] dataUsingEncoding:NSUTF8StringEncoding] base64Encoding]; authString = [NSString stringWithFormat: @"Basic […]

Posted on February 20, 2009 at 11:14 am by Jordan Carter · Permalink · 8 Comments
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Objective C (java)Static

So I have wanted some static variables (along the lines that Java implements it).  After a while I found my answer. DatabaseConfig.h @interface DatabaseConfig : NSObject { // Database variables } + (NSString*) databaseName; + (void) setDatabaseName:(NSString*)dbName; + (NSString*) databasePath; + (void) setDatabasePath:(NSString*)dbPath; DatabaseConfig.m static NSString *databaseName; static NSString *databasePath; @implementation DatabaseConfig + (NSString*)databaseName{ return […]

Posted on February 18, 2009 at 10:47 am by Jordan Carter · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Objective Resource to the rescue

So I’m working on a top secret military iPhone app to be deployed in a top secret location… Anyway, it needs to interact with a rails app.  Googled around, found objective resource which is a great objc port of Active Resource. Now, I needed to man handle it a bit for what I want it […]

Posted on February 17, 2009 at 9:12 am by Jordan Carter · Permalink · Leave a comment
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