Ole Begemann

iOS Development

Latest Blog Posts

Truncated Text in Mobile UIs

February 27, 2015

Truncated text labels are convenient for developers and designers but often annoying for users. You should try to avoid truncated text wherever possible.

The Minus Sign

February 26, 2015

You should not use a hyphen when you need a minus sign. NSNumberFormatter uses the hyphen by default, but the default is easy to change.

A Proposal for Better Browser Window Management

January 20, 2015

It feels like external links never open in the right browser window.

Code vs. Poetry

January 13, 2015

Google engineer Nina Kang talks about the commonalities and differences between code and literature in an episode for the Working podcast.

iPhone 6 Plus Pixel Peeping Follow-up

December 17, 2014

After posting iPhone 6 Plus Pixel Peeping, several people asked if and how the results would change if Display Zoom was activated. So I did some more tests on the iPhone 6 Plus and also tested with an iPhone 6.