Author Archives: Jerry Jones

About Jerry Jones

Co-Founder of Spaceman Labs, Inc. Formerly of Mellmo, Inc. iOS Developer since 2007. You can find me on LinkedIn, Twitter, and doing backflips on jet skis.

CFTree Is Leaking It’s Children

It’s 12:40 AM, and I’ve got a client related deadline tomorrow afternoon – so what am I doing writing a blog post? The real answer is: I’m not really sure; but the more relevant answer is: Because this took far … Continue reading

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Integers in Your Collections (NSNumber’s not my friend)

Early on in the days of learning Cocoa, I remember coming across a situation where I had a bunch of integers that I needed to keep around, but wasn’t immediately sure about how to go about doing that using an … Continue reading

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Quick Tip: Drawing Right Side Up With Core Text

Anyone who has decided to explore using Core Text on iOS has probably noticed that everything is drawn upside down. This is because Core Graphics contexts that have been created with functions provided by UIKit (such as UIGraphicsBeginImageContext, or the … Continue reading

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(More) Descriptive Logging

Update 9/30/11: This blog post isn’t quite complete. Have a look at Description Isn’t Enough, and remember to use debugDescription as well. Joel and I have been discussing the kinds of content we’d like to work on putting in our … Continue reading

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Natural Scrolling is Natural

For the first 24 hours using Lion, I was beyond frustrated with the fact that scrolling was now “backwards”. Every time I’d move my mouse to a window and scroll, I’d have a jarring moment where my brain would cringe … Continue reading

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