Online Video Converter

I stumbled upon this online video converter that may prove useful when trying to upload app video previews to the AppStore. You can specify the dimensions in this online converter that the AppStore requires.

http://video.online-convert.com/convert-to-mp4

How to Get User Location in iOS 8 MapKit

iOS 8 has this new feature in MapKit that developers will have to integrate in order for MapKit to get the user’s location. See it discussed here:

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/24717547/ios-8-map-kit-obj-c-cannot-get-users-location

Doing Gradients from Left to Right

This is how I managed to create a gradient from left to right:

CAGradientLayer *gradient = [CAGradientLayer layer];
gradient.frame = view.bounds;
gradient.startPoint = CGPointZero;
gradient.endPoint = CGPointMake(1, 0);
gradient.colors = @[(id)[UIColor blackColor].CGColor, (id)[UIColor whiteColor].CGColor];
[view.layer insertSublayer:gradient atIndex:0];

Using Copy Instead of Strong in NSString Properties

Take a look at this to know the difference and importance of using copy instead of strong on NSString properties

http://ios-blog.co.uk/tutorials/quick-tips/use-copy-for-nsstring-properties/

Sharing Data Between View Controllers Using Singleton

This is how I managed to share data between my views on a tab bar controller.

http://klanguedoc.hubpages.com/hub/iOS-5-How-To-Share-Data-Between-View-Controllers-using-a-Singleton

Setting Light Content Status Bar in UINavigationController

This is how I set my status bar color in one of my projects that has a UINavigationController. Tyson’s answer made it work for me.

https://stackoverflow.com/questions/19022210/preferredstatusbarstyle-isnt-called/19513714#19513714

Using Reachability Manager to Handle Network Activity

This is the reachability manager that I used to handle network activity in one of the projects I’m working on.

http://code.tutsplus.com/tutorials/ios-sdk-detecting-network-changes-with-reachability—mobile-18299

Animating UITableViewCell like Google Plus

Saw this post on how to mimic the animation effect that Google Plus did on their app. See the answer by Vivek Rajanna:

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/16225764/google-plus-like-tableviewcell-popout

Detecting Which UIButton is Tapped in UITableView

I used the accepted answer in this post to detect the button that was tapped inside a UITableView

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/1802707/detecting-which-uibutton-was-pressed-in-a-uitableview