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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.

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ImpressKit

The solution for all your Press Kit needs.

Get more press with nicely-done press kits. Manage press releases.

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iOS Feeds

Keep up with content from iOS Dev community in a single place.

Articles, videos, podcasts & more.

See community news

Indie Apps Catalog

Catalog of indie apps for Apple platforms

Discover your next favorite app made by an indie developer.

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Django Blogs

Directory of Django bloggers.

Also used as source for Django Feeds.

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Dynamic Island (and Live Activities): Quick start tutorial

All the steps you need to start creating your own Dynamic Island UIs!

Swift & iOS

App promotion

How to get featured on the App Store

According to devs who got features many times.

Swift & iOS

App promotion

Does your app need a Press Kit?

Should you put the time into creating a Press Kit? And how much energy?

Swift & iOS

Compositional Layout

How to create a list with Compositional Layout

The easiest way for creating standard list layouts with the new APIs available from iOS 14.

Swift & iOS

UIMenu: Comprehensive guide

Learn how to use UIMenu to build modern UI. This tutorial shows basic example, how to add separator, how to work with submenus and more.

Swift & iOS

Latest posts

How to block apps on your iPhone

Block TikTok, Instagram, or other distracting apps.

How to calculate contrast color in Python

Using luminance to get contrasting foreground colors for the user-selectable background.

Django

Dynamic Island (and Live Activities): Quick start tutorial

All the steps you need to start creating your own Dynamic Island UIs!

Swift & iOS

App promotion

PSA: iOS 16 is a huge opportunity to promote your app

This may be obvious, but I still wanted to remind everyone.

Swift & iOS

App promotion

How to get featured on the App Store

According to devs who got features many times.

Swift & iOS

App promotion

Press Releases: Step-by-step guide

Detailed how-to about sending your first app press release.

Swift & iOS

ImpressKit: 2022 Changelog

All the important new features and changes in one place.

ImpressKit

App promotion

Does your app need a Press Kit?

Should you put the time into creating a Press Kit? And how much energy?

Swift & iOS

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Django: How to let user download a file

Creating file download links with the help of a FileResponse.

Django

Compositional Layout

How to add swipe actions to Collection View

With the Compositional Layout list configuration this is fairly easy.

Swift & iOS

Compositional Layout

How to create a list with Compositional Layout

The easiest way for creating standard list layouts with the new APIs available from iOS 14.

Swift & iOS

Xcode: How to upload build with different Bundle ID to TestFlight

When you need to really separate development backend from production one.

Swift & iOS

WWDC 22

How to use UICalendarView in iOS

Look at setting up the proper calendar view with selections and customizations.

Swift & iOS

WWDC 22

How to use Live Text API in your iOS app

Quick start guide showing the newly available API in iOS 16.

Swift & iOS

WWDC 22

How to configure UIKit bottom sheet with custom size

With iOS 16, we can ask for any size we want!

Swift & iOS

Django: How to send email without Celery

Lightweight emails without Celery. And without a request-response cycle.

Django

How to resize image in Swift

While keeping the aspect ratio. Meaning the resize will be without stretching.

Swift & iOS

How to copy HTML to clipboard

Copy text as HTML without framework. Just plain JavaScript.

JavaScript

How to let user select file from Files

Quick look at the `UIDocumentPickerViewController` to access the Files app.

Swift & iOS

App promotion

Press Kit examples for inspiration

Here are a few examples of nicely done press kits that can also serve as a template.

Swift & iOS

Stuff to implement before you launch on App Store

A collection of small-ish things that can make a difference.

Swift & iOS

App promotion

Boost your Press Kit with lifestyle photos

Looking to increase chances of getting covered by the press? Shoot some real-life photos.

Swift & iOS

App promotion

Are Press Kits still relevant?

The short answer is yes. But it depends on your app and goals.

Swift & iOS

Customizing the navigation bar in UIKit

What worked for me and what didn’t.

Swift & iOS

Debugging files in iOS

A couple of tips on verifying that your files and folder operations do what you expect.

Swift & iOS