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I build apps for Apple branded pocket, watch, and television computers, and have been doing it since iOS 5 was in beta.

From Strings to Data using ParsableFormatStyle

The other side of the FormatStyle coin, getting our data from strings.

What's new with FormatStyles in iOS 16

Guess documenting FormatStyle is my life now

FormatSyle Deep Dive

Apple failed to document it, so I built a whole site for it:

UIFont Fun

In your career, do you have a technical problem that you know you've solved multiple times, but it's infrequent enough that the lessons of how to actually implement never seem to stick around in your brain?

Handwired Microkeyboard

Building a keyboard from scratch