How to Uniformly Scale a UIView and All Subviews using Xcode — Even Text!

Posted Sunday, 21 June, 2015 by Administrator in Uncategorized

While further developing an iOS app, one of the issues I had was the fact that I needed a view containing several components to be scalable by the user. There are a few approaches. We all know about auto-layout, and the older springs and struts approach. But these will not always work, or may not […]

Knowing when a UIPageViewController has Changed View Controllers

Posted Tuesday, 9 June, 2015 by Administrator in Uncategorized

This article covers how to give View Controllers managed by a Page View Controller the ability to know when they are being ‘left’ or ‘entered’ by the page controller. Protocol To start off I made PageVieWTransitionCallback.h to create a protocol: #import <Foundation/Foundation.h> Implement protocol as above in your view controllers With that done implement this […]

How to use UIPageViewController to Page Through UIViewControllers

Posted Tuesday, 9 June, 2015 by Administrator in Apple, OS X, Software, Xcode

I had no trouble finding code elsewhere to use UIPageViewController’s however I found that there was little for paging through actual view controllers. On top of that, the examples that did exist had a lot of added on code instead of the barebones approach which I prefer. While not a tutorial this is more of […]

How to Safely Convert an NSString to a Number

Posted Tuesday, 21 April, 2015 by Administrator in Apple, Software, Xcode

A common issue: parsing user input that may need to be recognized as a number in code. This is done relatively easily using NSScanner and will not cause a crash should invalid data be entered, leaving a way to easily alert a user of the problem. By Example To understand how this works I’ve posted an […]

Fix: SharePoint Modal Dialog Loses Scroll Position (Scrolls to Top) when Resized

Posted Wednesday, 1 April, 2015 by Administrator in Microsoft, SharePoint, Software

While working with SharePoint 2013’s modal dialog there were a few cases where the dialog lost its scroll bar position and jumped back to the top whenever a resize ocurred. For those who may have stumbled here looking for the resize code it begins as follows: If the user has scrolled down to activate a […]

SharePoint Search Display Templates: Linking to Display Form (Dispform) Rather than Document itself

Posted Sunday, 29 March, 2015 by Administrator in Microsoft, SharePoint

Problem: You have a custom search display template however when a document library item shows up, which by default links directly to the document itself, you’d rather have a clickable link to the display properties form (dispform) or edit properties form (editform). This is troublesome because as far as I know search results do not […]

Powershell: Adding Forms Based Authentication (FBA) Users in Bulk Format To Sites

Posted Thursday, 26 March, 2015 by Administrator in Microsoft, Powershell, SharePoint, Software

Adding users to SharePoint sites that are Active Directory users is a common task, however I couldn’t find much when I needed to get claims based FBA users added. I found out that the trick is to prefix users with the membership provider name. i.e. corporate/admin may become i:0#.f|myMembership|admin Putting Powershell to use I was […]

Powershell: Reactivating feature Across All SharePoint Sites

Posted Thursday, 26 March, 2015 by Administrator in Microsoft, Powershell, Scripting and Automation, SharePoint

This script may save the day if you have a feature that is activated across many site collections and there happens to be an update to the feature requiring re-activation to have updates occur. The below script will loop through all sites within a web application and will reactivate (feature must already be turned on) […]

SharePoint 2013: Server Error in ‘/’ Application. Value does not fall within the expected range.

Posted Friday, 20 March, 2015 by Administrator in Microsoft, SharePoint, Software

This is just a dump of some notes I took during a typical SharePoint escapade. In this situation I was deploying a web template or feature related to page layouts. If the below seems similar to your case, this may help. Errors Server Error in ‘/’ Application. Value does not fall within the expected range. […]

SharePoint 2013 Iterating Through WebParts On Separate Page

Posted Friday, 20 March, 2015 by Administrator in Applications, Microsoft, SharePoint, Software

Some code I found from awhile back that may help others if they need to get the web part from a page that is not the current page. This will need to be adjusted however right now it shows how to open the Page in a way to get the web part manager, then test […]

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