This is a test page for checking iOS system supported urls. It is a work in progress, I will continue to add links as I need them. Unfortunately wordpress.com, who host this page, suppress a few common url schemes including sms: and telprompt: so I’ll need to host elsewhere before it can be made comprehensive.
Code documentation, it can be tedious to write and maintain, what’s a developer to do?
I was asked for my advice on documentation today and realised just how much my approach had changed over the years. In my eager early days of development I thought the mark of a true professional was someone who in addition to taking the time to write quality code, also took the time to document it beautifully. I documented classes and methods religiously and sprinkled my code with helpful inline comments. These days I take a very different approach.
I use Charles proxy to debug my network traffic. This requires setting the device or emulator proxy to point to my local ip address where Charles is running. Charles can then intercept the device’s network traffic. This post outlines how to set the proxy for android devices and emulators.
With 3D Secure on its way out it’s time to reimagine the future of online card payment security. In my 3D Secure is Dead post I described some of the pitfalls of the existing system. This post outlines what the future should look like.
Visa and Mastercard have announced that they are phasing out 3D Secure1, a service used to protect online card payments. They will be replacing it with a new system in the future.
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In this tutorial we will create a new iPhone project in XCode.
I have been enjoying iOS7 beta since the WWDC back in June. While I planned to update to the official version, the last beta release was pretty stable so I didn’t feel any particular urgency.
I figured I would do it soon and if I didn’t, apple would prompt (or even force) me to update over-the-air. What I did not expect was to find my device deactivated. Thanks Apple.
This post outlines the steps I took to get my phone working again. Continue reading