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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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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

App promotion

Where to promote your app for free?

Without hoping that some journalist will write about it.

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

Compositional Layout

Building Instagram profile screen with Compositional Layout

Let's build the profile page with avatar, followers count, highlights and photos.

Swift & iOS

Latest posts

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

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

Explore posts by Series

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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

App promotion

Lessons from reviewing 10+ press kits

Here is what I learned and recommend after reviewing bunch of press kits.

Swift & iOS

App promotion

5 tips for reaching out to press

While there are no guarantees, choosing the right strategy will significantly improve your odds.

Swift & iOS

App promotion

How to create Press Kit for your mobile app

Short guide to get you started, especially if you haven't created one before.

ImpressKit

Open your app's Documents folder programmatically in Files app

There is a scheme to launch the iOS Files app inside your app directory quickly.

Swift & iOS

Gradient borders in UIKit

Short post on applying gradient to borders without too much hassle.

Swift & iOS

Always correct gradient text in UIKit

Applying gradient colors to UILabel text isn't straightforward. Let's see how to do it.

Swift & iOS