FreeAgent releases their own iOS app - and a bit of an ode to an old app

FreeAgent have finally released their mobile app! It's been a (very) long time coming, and giving the importance of mobile these days, I'm surprised it's taken them this long. To »

Autolayout and auto-expanding UILabel

One thing I miss in iOS, which Android has, is auto expanding labels (and other views). Android has the wrap_content layout option, which works really well to flow a »

Authenticating with Touch ID and the iPhone pin

One thing I really love about the new iOS devices - iPhone 5S, 6, 6+ and the iPad Air 2 - is the Touch ID sensor. I’ve always had »

Nearest Bus Post Mortem Part 4: Today Extension

This is a multipart post-mortem-style post series on the design and development of Nearest Bus. I'm planning on covering the architecture, design, code, widget (this post) and possibly some on »

Nearest Bus Post Mortem Part 3: Code

This is a multipart post-mortem-style post series on the design and development of Nearest Bus. I'm planning on covering the architecture, design, code (this post), widget and possibly some on »

FREAKy - SSL kind of broken in iOS, Android etc

Ars Technica: The weak 512-bit keys are a vestige of the 1990s, when the Clinton administration required weak keys to be used in any software or hardware that was exported »

Nearest Bus Post Mortem Part 2: Design

This is a multipart post-mortem-style post series on the design and development of Nearest Bus. I'm planning on covering the architecture, design (this post), code, widget and possibly some on »

Nearest Bus Post Mortem Part 1: Overview

Like most of my apps, Nearest Bus (originally London's Nearest Bus) was written to scratch my own itch. We were living in Fulham, in London, and the easiest way to »

Email is a thing, apparently: Some of the better weekly email newsletters

Well, "better" is subjective, but here's the ones I subscribe to and actually read. It's nice to get it in your inbox - easier to scan than an RSS feed, »

Redesigning the Hungarian Euro

I love it when people redesign currency. It's a project with some serious security constraints - and most of the redesigns take this very seriously - but the results are »