The solution to FTP on iOS: GoldRaccoon

GoldRaccoon is the iOS component to connect to a FTP service and do the following: Download a file Upload a file Delete a file Create a directory Delete a directory List a directory Why another Raccoon? First, because the humanity needs it. This project started on 29/06/2013 for…

Objective-C blocks caveat

I like blocks. I really do. It's been at least two years now I've been using them and I still make syntax mistakes, but I like them. Recently I had a long discussion with my colleagues and friends about the use of self inside blocks. I can hear [you][8]…

Objective-C blocks under the hood

Recently I was asked to describe the 'under the hood' memory management of variable and objects in blocks. I think that in 2013 almost every iOS dev knows the practical usage and effect of putting the __block keyword before the declaration of a variable, but maybe what's happening for real…

Sartoria Piquadro iPad app

Sartoria is a cool and important project for Piquadro, the famous fashion brand. I'm the sole developer of the official iPad app used in the Piquadro stores around the world. The app has been developed @ H-umus during 2011 with minor updated once in a while in following years. The app…