Author Archives: Tang

About Tang

A mobile developer, work in Stockholm, Sweden

Views vs. layers

A layer is a simple model class that exposes a number of properties to represents some image-based content. Every UIView is backed by a layer, so you can think of layers as the lower-level behind the scenes class behind your … Continue reading

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Xcode tips and ticks

Faster Testing When using TDD you can work more quickly by running a subset of tests – press ⌃⌥⌘G to re-run only your last test, or ⌘-click several tests to run only them. Opening Xcode If you’re in a folder … Continue reading

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gitsubree usage

Basic commands about subtree git subtree add –prefix=<prefix> <commit> git subtree add –prefix=<prefix> <repository> <ref> git subtree pull –prefix=<prefix> <repository> <ref> git subtree push –prefix=<prefix> <repository> <ref> git subtree merge –prefix=<prefix> <commit> git subtree split –prefix=<prefix> [OPTIONS] [<commit>] 1. Add … Continue reading

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CommentPlus for Swift Func

Usage reference: https://zhihuitang.github.io/2019/01/13/CommentPlus-for-Swift-Func.html Download the Xcode extension from here Unzip and double click the extension CommentPlus.app to install the extension In Xcode, put the cursor on the upper line of func, then select Xcode menu bar: Editor -> CommentGenerator -> … Continue reading

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Charles Proxy in Android

1. SSL Proxy/Charles + Android trouble https://stackoverflow.com/questions/17823434/ssl-proxy-charles-and-android-trouble/31945622#31945622 2. Enable SSL Proxy for Nougat+ Update your AndroidManifest.xml application section with networkSecurityConfig.xml <application android:name=”AppName” android:icon=”@mipmap/ic_launcher” android:label=”@string/app_name” android:networkSecurityConfig=”@xml/network_security_config”> Add network_security_config.xml file to your xml resource folder app/src/main/res/xml/network_security_config.xml <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <network-security-config> <base-config> <trust-anchors> … Continue reading

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Intermediate iOS Debugging

1. Stop when exception 1.1 Open Breakpoint navigator (Cmd + 8) 1.2 Add Exception Breakpoint  1.3 Keep default values  1.4 Move breakpoint to User level  2. Edit breakpoint Edit Breakpoint  Add Debugger Command:  We will … Continue reading

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Auto Layout

let view = UIView() view.translatesAutoresizingMaskIntoConstraints = false Interface Builder will automatically set its value to false if the view has constraints defined. But for the views created in code, it defaults to true. UIView has a property called auto resizing … Continue reading

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