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You can stop writing date format strings like "yyyy-MMM-dd"

Apple gives us a modern replacement for the magical format strings we pass to DateFormatters, let's talk about the Verbatim Format Style.

Over 3,000 Words On What The Measurement Type Is And Why You Should Be Using It

So much power to convert, do math on, and localize the display of your measurement values at your fingertips… yet no one uses it.

The Xcode 14 Format Style Updates

I've released a big update for Fucking FormatStyle/Gosh Darned FormatStyle.

Help! My Xcode Extensions Disappeared

How to fix this unfortunately common problem.

Formatting your own types

A full example of adding all of the bells and whistles of ParseableFormatStyle onto your own types, including AttributedString output.

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?

Sending Bearer Auth Tokens in iOS

It turns out that you have to break some rules to set bearer authentication tokens…

Inscrutable Xcode Testing Errors

Just regenerate your pods

Inscrutable Swift/Xcode Errors

Swift isn't fully baked yet

Estimote Beacons

Investigating Estimote Beacons