NSCoding: Painlessly Storing Your Data

If you’ve ever needed to save dictionaries within your apps, you are undoubtedly aware of their biggest limitation: you can only store generic data types (NSString, NSData, NSDate, NSNumber, NSArray, NSDictionary) within them. To be honest, most of the time those generic data types are all you need; but what if you need to do something a little more… robust? This is where NSCoding comes to the rescue.

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The Wonderful World of Objective-C Blocks

I know, I know. Blocks have been lingering around ever since the iOS 4 days. So why write a post on them now? Because they’re awesome. duh. Well, that and I feel they are extremely hard to grasp for newcomers (I surely had a difficult time wrapping my head around them at first; not to mention they’re just plain ugly at times – which is a turn off for some)

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@”Hello, world!”

I finally made the jump to WordPress. Needless to say, I’m more than satisfied with the decision. Unfortunately, because of the migration there is still a lot of work to be done. Tutorials, project info, and everything else will be uploaded as soon as they are ready!