Ole Begemann

iOS Development

Latest Blog Posts

Strings in Swift Updated

July 22, 2014

I have updated my article on strings in Swift to incorporate the fundamental changes in Xcode 6 beta 4.

UIKonf 2014 Talks

July 21, 2014

A list of my favorite talks from UIKonf 2014.

Strings in Swift

July 3, 2014

An in-depth look at the String type in Swift and how it handles certain Unicode features.

Keep it Simple: The Early Design Years of Apple

June 29, 2014

Keep it Simple is Hartmut Esslingerʼs account of his design work for Apple between 1982 and 1985. I have mixed feelings about this book, but the many high-quality photos of previously unseen models are worth the price alone.

One for the Unicode Nerds

June 27, 2014

Itʼs such a shame that the common emoji fonts donʼt include more flag symbols.