I want to introduce you to the new “App Icon Maker“, a simple and free utility for macOS that helps you to convert the images in the 3 Apple formats, @1x, @2x, and @3x.Continue reading “macOS – App Icon Maker free utility”
PrivateFrameworks are always a joy.
Today, for a personal project I discovered how to use private Login.framework to lock programmatically via code (Swift or C) the screen of my mac book.Continue reading “Swift / C – Lock macOS programmatically”
A simple tutorial for find and identify the wrong typed words of the user in your application using the UITextChecker framework and the NatualLanguage framework.
Final result:Continue reading “Swift – Identify misspelled words and errors in phrases”
A simple memo on how to symbolicate and read the crash logs from Apple in order to identify where your crash happened.Continue reading “iOS – Symbolicate crash logs from published application”
Starting from iOS 11, Apple introduces a new framework called Vision.
The Vision framework performs face and face landmark detection, text detection, barcode recognition, image registration, and general feature tracking. Vision also allows the use of custom Core ML models for tasks like classification or object detection.https://developer.apple.com/documentation/vision
Today we implement with few lines of code one of the simplest features of this beautiful framework, the OCR reader.Continue reading “Swift – Native OCR reader”
Very often you create a new class or a new view controller and customize it before start coding.
Every time you select from XCode, New File, the file type and add it to your project, like this:Continue reading “Create your own XCode template”
Today I want to tell you what happened on my latest iOS game released, “Insects Hunter – AR Shooter“… and why the insects?
Before starting, download it from App Store (it’s free for a couple of months!
I started the development of this simple game during the quarantine, the scope was to kill all the COVID-19 viruses that appear around your photo-camera.Continue reading “Insects Hunter – AR shooter for iOS”
I have bought a new weight scale that works with or without a smartphone.
There is a proprietary app, called Laica Body Touch.
Problem with this app are:Continue reading “Hacking “Laica Body Touch” weight scale with iOS”
I want to share a simple how-to, used to get the GPS position of an iOS user with the app completely closed, in the background, and in the foreground without using any useless workaround like idle timer and background operations…
We discuss about the GEO-fence tecnique. You can read more on Apple reference:Continue reading “Track GPS position with iOS app killed”
Today I want to present a small project with a lot of potentialities, an animated newspaper.
Using the ARKit framework from Apple, I’ll show you how to play a video while passing on the newspaper pages with your camera!
The used newspapers
The scope of this project is to overlap a defined image on the newspaper with a video, for a better experience while reading the news.Continue reading “How to make (and read) an animated newspaper”