Recently one of our client apps began to experience customers being locked out of their subscription purchased content. The cause of the issue was traced to the other of the transactions in latest_receipt_info in the Apple Receipt
On iOS devices within accessibility section of general settings you can change the text size, making it (much) larger or smaller. I hadn’t come across this before, but to get your application to work with the user’s settings you use ‘Dynamic Type’. These are “UIFontTextStyle” elements which will automatically size around the user’s text size setting. The settings available and their relative sizes are: Large Title – 44pt Title 1 – 38pt Title 2 – . . .
Today we were updating our Apple push notification certificate as it was due to expire (why do they only last a year). We’ve done this many times before and know the process well; but for some reason, today after deploying the updated certificate every call to create the PushSharp instance returned the following error: The specified network password is not correct We went through the standard process of repeating the creation/deployment of the certificate, then . . .
I’ve had this happen a couple of times now and the first time was a little worrying that I’d bricked my iPhone. Basically I was running an application on my phone via XCode and when rebuilding an updated version it failed with a “busy” error message. Stopping XCode and un-connecting my phone had no effect, the phone was stuck displaying the loading screen of the application and wouldn’t respond to any key commands. To fix . . .
I’m just looking at my post from last year “looking forward to 2013”! I’m still in a hands-on development role, but now in a different company. Many of my goals for last year are still relevant for this year. Time management has to be right at the top of them; getting the right work/life balance whilst doing a job you love is always difficult; even more so when there is just so much new cool . . .
2013 certainly didn’t turn out as planned, the less said about the first half of the year the better; so moving on (which I did!) In the second half of the year I joined a company which has managed to get me excited about and enjoying programming again! It has been an insanely busy 7 months into which (as well as the normal .NET stuff) we’ve managed to cram learning to program iOS and Android . . .