If you would like to change your Xcode environment to use the Allman indention style (opening curly braces go on a new line), simply run this command from terminal:
defaults write com.apple.Xcode XCCodeSenseFormattingOptions -dict BlockSeparator \n
Thanks to Scyanide’s World for this tip!
iPhone OS version 4 (iOS4) is now available. More information is available here:
You can download the update from within iTunes.
iPhone OS 4 was announced on Thursday, and its got a lot of great new features:
- You can now multitask between apps. The UI is very well designed and is accessed by double tapping the home button.
- Audio apps like Pandora can now continue to play in the background.
- VOIP apps such as Skype can receive calls when you’re doing something else, and you can switch to another app without dropping a call.
- Apps can now receive notifications when your location changed which are triggered when you change cell towers.
- Apps can now display local notifications which are like push notifications but are generated locally by the app.
- You can now create folders on the home screen which allow you to group apps however you like. This is a great feature which has been needed for a long time!
- You can put folders in the dock.
- You can now change the wallpaper for the home page and the lock screen.
- Unified inbox. Messages from multiple accounts now appear in one inbox.
- Organize messages by thread.
- Open attachments.
- Developers can easily add ads to their apps and earn 60% of the revenue.
- Users access interactive ads within apps and can return to the app where they left off.
- iBooks is now available on iPhone
Here’s a very handy iPhone app from Erica Sadun that makes it easy for your beta testers to send you their iPhone’s UDID:
Being able to post from my iPhone is cool!
Hopefully this will allow me to keep my blog updated on a more regular basis.
I’ve been doing a lot of development work for the iPhone lately, so if anyone has any ideas for an iPhone app, let me know!