One crazy idea

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Welp, it’s been awhile. I have since graduated school, gotten a job at Microsoft, left that job, and designed an entire suite of software and then some. I’ve been thinking a little. Part of me wants to pull this whole blog down and start again, fresh template, new domain, wind in my hair. Things will … Read all the goodness

Creating an alert

If you have ever owned an iphone then you have seen an alert message. These are essentially popups that are standard for iOS. An alert message pops up on your screen and lets you know something (hopefully) pretty important. While working on my weather app I learned how to create an alert message letting a … Read all the goodness

Every Weather

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Since I posted last I have made a few changes to the look of my weather app. I decided that I wanted to make it more personal, and a bit for fun. Since my time at school is coming yo an end, and my portfolio show coming up, I decided to base the design on … Read all the goodness

Networking and Concurrency

Networking Networking means making a network request. This is a request for data from online. Currently, the most common way to make a network request in Swift is to use NSURLSession and the classes associated with it. You can look up and find out more about NSURLSession in the documentation. When you are making a … Read all the goodness

My Weather App


A little show and tell I have spent the last two weeks working through some tutorials on treehouse to build a weather app. The app shows the weather for a set location (none of this fancy checking your location business), let’s you know the humidity, precipitation, the temperature, a summary, and shows a little icon … Read all the goodness