Programming (iOS)

Post Date: Sunday, September 20, 2015


Xcode is the application development program made by Apple, available free in the App Store. It's used to make apps for iOS, OS X, Apple TV, and Apple Watch, in Swift or Objective-C, and can be used for C and C++ development as well. It is a powerful, intuitive piece of software… if you can see it. Voiceover users have a harder time of things in some ways.

Post Date: Tuesday, August 24, 2021

As time rolls on, the digital Covid-19 Vax Card is one you may need to show quickly in ore places and situations. Though it may be saved in your photo library, how do you grab it quickly without searching?
Though their are no doubt multiple ways to accomplish this, I will cover, using the Shortcuts, app, to make this happen.
You first need a photo of your Vax card. If you took it on the day you got your final dose of the vaccination, look back at your photos library and it may be easy to find using the date.
You will then need an ICloud account and the shortcuts app.

Post Date: Monday, February 11, 2019
Creating Shortcuts A Narrative Guide for the Befuddled Beginner iOS 12 introduced shortcuts: a way for you to combine a set of steps to accomplish a task. People who program would call this a script. In fact an app or software program is nothing more than a very sophisticated set of steps designed to accomplish a task. If you ever wanted to learn programming, you can start right now to create shortcuts.
Post Date: Saturday, May 7, 2016


VoiceOver, a feature Apple has built into all iOS devices to enable Braille and speech access for users who are unable to see the screen, has revolutionized the lives of countless thousands of blind people around the world. It works best when apps are deliberately developed in ways that ensure compatibility with VoiceOver, blind people are considered during development and included in all facets of the testing process.

Post Date: Saturday, February 8, 2014


So, you're a developer of Apple software. You've followed Apple's guidelines for making your iOS app accessible , or making your OSX app accessible to Voiceover users.