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Filip Němeček

I am primarily an iOS developer but I also create stuff with Python & Django. Feel free to reach out.

Latest posts

ImpressKit with help with Press Release distribution

Normally I write about features once they are deployed but with this one I am so excited I decided to flip it 😆

ImpressKit

Django tip: Redirecting straight from urls.py

You don't need custom view to redirect URLs.

Django

Places you can promote your app for free

Without hoping that some journalist will write about it.

Swift & iOS

Building SaaS

Few mistakes I made creating & launching ImpressKit

When looking back at the past months, there are a few things I wish I would do differently.

Projects

How to disable automatic transparent tabBar in iOS 15

With Xcode 13 and the iOS 15 SDK there are important changes to UITabBar.

Swift & iOS

How to disable automatic transparent navbar in iOS 15

Xcode 13 along with iOS 15 SDK brings substantial changes to UINavigationBar.

Swift & iOS

How to do press kit guides: publicly available

Currently there are three with more on the way.

ImpressKit

Creating dynamic RSS feed with parameters

Quick look at setting up RSS feed that takes a parameter.

Django

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Loading HTML text into UITextView

Using NSAttributedString. With pitfalls to avoid.

Swift & iOS

ImpressKit September update: First guides + small improvements

First guides are finally available + a bunch of other useful tweaks/improvements.

ImpressKit

Indie Apps Catalog

I am building "Indie App Store"

Some news what I am up to, how to follow and sneak peek.

Projects

ImpressKit now offers press releases management

Manage and publish press releases for you app.

ImpressKit

How to check if Mobile Data is enabled for your app

Another niche topic, that may be quite useful in certain situations.

Swift & iOS

Building SaaS

ImpressKit improvements: July update

I have implemented some cool new features for ImpressKit.

ImpressKit

Implementing drag & drop for Collection View

A quick loot at implementing drag and drop capabilities in your app using Collection View.

Swift & iOS

Django Waffle: Quick intro for dynamic feature toggling

I have recently discovered the power of Django Waffle. This is the quickstart tutorial I wish I had.

Django

Offering App Store screenshots templates + reasoning

I have published free App Store templates for iPhone and iPad to make it easier for other devs and create awareness about ImpressKit.

ImpressKit

Implementing alternate icons in iOS

Overview of what you need to do to allow users to select custom icons. With common pitfalls and iPad implementation.

Swift & iOS

What ImpressKit offers to you app's press kit

Markdown formatted content, resized images with optional tags, video previews and more.

ImpressKit

Introducing ImpressKit

Press kits for your iOS apps without the hassle.

Projects

WWDC 21

WKWebView improvements in iOS 15

Media playback APIs, theme color, async support, downloads and more.

Swift & iOS

WWDC 21

SFSafariViewController improvements in iOS 15

There's an option to run custom extension on the page content and also preload some content.

Swift & iOS

WWDC 21

Core Location UI: New way to get one-time location

Apple has new solution for apps which need location only sometimes.

Swift & iOS

WWDC 21

Meet the new bottom sheet in iOS 15

We can finally use the modal sheet that does not take up the entire screen on an iPhone. And it is just a bit of configuration.

Swift & iOS

WWDC 21

Big improvements to UIButton in iOS 15

Predefined styles. Trailing images! Loading style and much more.

Swift & iOS