All posts tagged 'view'

Massive view controller / MVVM

In this post I’ll talk about MVVM - Model, View, View Model - pattern as another solution to massive view controller.

Massive view controller / data source

When I first started developing on Apple’s platforms (around april 2005), I was immediately impressed by strong architectural patterns embedded into core frameworks. It was part of that attention to detail Apple was and still is notorious for. It spreads into everything they do, from hardware, to software as well as SDK under the hood. In this blog post I’ll talk about one of those patterns and more specifically - problems it may bring and how to deal with them.

View based table views in Lion - part 2 of 2

With OS X 10.7 Lion, Apple has introduced many cool features to it’s AppKit. One of those that caught my attention right away, was view based table views. It seemed like the missing widget I was looking for when implementing Startupizer’s items list. So I decided to take a spin as a research for directions for 2.0 release. In this post, I’ll go step by step through a small project gradually adding features until it will look similar to current main window.

View based table views in Lion - part 1 of 2

With OS X 10.7 Lion, Apple has introduced many cool features to it’s AppKit. One of those that caught my attention right away, was view based table views. It seemed like the missing widget I was looking for when implementing Startupizer’s items list. So I decided to take a spin as a research for directions for 2.0 release. In this post, I’ll go step by step through a small project gradually adding features until it will look similar to current main window.