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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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Don't miss

How to successfully launch app on Product Hunt: Balance by Alexander Sandberg

The story behind winning #1 Product of the Day and #3 Product of the Week.

Swift & iOS

Evolving SwitchBuddy

Evolving SwitchBuddy: How hard can it be?

Turns out, dealing with release dates isn’t a walk in the park.

Projects

The day my app got thousands of downloads and in-app unlocks

What happens when a quiet app gets almost a thousand new downloads, and in-app unlocks each hour?

Swift & iOS

Evolving SwitchBuddy

Evolving SwitchBuddy: Let’s get started

This new blog series is my attempt to chronicle the evolution of my SwitchBuddy app from a simple tool to a more all-around companion for Nintendo Switch gamers.

Projects

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 successfully launch app on Product Hunt: Balance by Alexander Sandberg

The story behind winning #1 Product of the Day and #3 Product of the Week.

Swift & iOS

SwiftUI

SwiftUI Tip: Always correct corner radius for subviews

Meet ContainerRelativeShape!

Swift & iOS

How to customize share sheet content for AirDrop

Or other share destinations, like adding to a reading list.

Swift & iOS

How to allow landscape for single screen in your UIKit app

Controlling device orientation without modifying the Info.plist or using “top view controller”.

Swift & iOS

How to combine Dynamic Type and monospaced font

This is a small tip for cases with countdown labels and similar UI.

Swift & iOS

Evolving SwitchBuddy

Evolving SwitchBuddy: How hard can it be?

Turns out, dealing with release dates isn’t a walk in the park.

Projects

The day my app got thousands of downloads and in-app unlocks

What happens when a quiet app gets almost a thousand new downloads, and in-app unlocks each hour?

Swift & iOS

Evolving SwitchBuddy

Evolving SwitchBuddy: Let’s get started

This new blog series is my attempt to chronicle the evolution of my SwitchBuddy app from a simple tool to a more all-around companion for Nintendo Switch gamers.

Projects

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Easily create static pages for your apps

You can easily host your Privacy Policy and other pages with ImpressKit.

ImpressKit

Django: Customizing how a model form renders fields

A quick look at providing a custom HTML template for ModelForm to use for fields you choose.

Django

Adding private analytics with TelemetryDeck: Quick Start

Quick look at how to add and use TelemetryDeck SDK to your Swift app.

Swift & iOS

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

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