Shaps Benkau

46 Flips | 6 Magazines | 2 Likes | 23 Followers | @shaps | Devoted husband & father | Founder @152percent | Developer of Peek http://github.com/shaps80/Peek | I want to bring tools to the world.

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Peek: All new design

Peek 5 with an all new design and all new features. Whether you're a developer, designer or QA/tester, Peek can help you at all stages of your …

Jony Ive interview: The story of the Apple Pencil

Exclusive interview: Sir Jonathan Ive tells Rhiannon Williams how the Apple Pencil came to be, and why old habits shouldn’t always die hard<p>Reinventing an object billions of people across the world know and use every day is no mean feat. The humble pencil has been around for thousands of years, with …

MirrorType

Reflection in Swift is a limited affair, providing read-only access to a subset of type metadata. While far from the rich array of run-time hackery …

Project HoloLens: Our Exclusive Hands-On With Microsoft's Holographic Goggles

It’s the end of October, when the days have already grown short in Redmond, Washington, and gray sheets of rain are just beginning to let up. In …

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iWatch Concept

Perhaps the most usable iWatch concept to date. You're welcome. * Casio image courtesy of Laptop Mag.

60 Free Clean Fonts for Your Next Project

Are you struggling to find that particular font that matches your creative vision? Well, you have come to the right place. We have collected 60 free …

Key-Value Observing

Ask anyone who’s been around the NSBlock a few times: Key-Value Observing has the <i>worst</i> API in all of Cocoa. It’s awkward, verbose, and confusing. And …

JavaScript

Launch Arguments <br/>Environment Variables

Walk into any American fast food establishment, and you’ll be greeted with a colorful, back-lit display of specials, set menus, and other a la carte …

Debugging

CGGeometry

Unless you were a Math Geek or an Ancient Greek, Geometry was probably not your favorite subject in high school. No, chances are that you were that …

Mathematics

[objc explain]: Non-pointer isa

On iOS for arm64, the isa field of Objective-C objects is no longer a pointer.Say what?On iOS for arm64, the isa field of Objective-C objects is no …

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A look inside blocks: Episode 2

This is a follow on post to A look inside blocks: Episode 1 in which I looked into the innards of blocks and how the compiler sees them. In this …

Friday Q&A 2010-01-22: Toll Free Bridging Internals

Posted at 2010-01-22 16:57 | RSS feed (Full text feed) | Blog Index<br>Next article: Friday Q&A 2010-01-29: Method Replacement for Fun and Profit …

A look inside blocks: Episode 1

Today I have been taking a look at the internals of how blocks work from a compiler perspective. By blocks, I mean the closure that Apple added to …