Vincent Tourraine

Novembre 2016

#281: Touch Bar Basics ?

During yesterday's MacBook Pro event, Apple announced a fantastic new piece of hardware called the Touch Bar. It's a 1085 x 30 point matte-finish Retina screen that sits above the keyboard on the new MacBook Pros.

Tips for Backwards Compatibility with iOS 10 Today Widgets

It’s been really interesting seeing how prominence for today widgets have changed over the past couple of years. First introduced in iOS 8, today widgets weren’t given a very high place of honor and were coupled with missed notifications within Notification Center.


Day breaks over an unfamiliar landscape. That’s not the sun and this is not the natural splendour of the American West. It’s the ribcage of a horse – not bred but built as an amusement park plaything.

Les Chinois ont inventé la science-fiction en 450 av. J.-C.

Crédits : Cixin Liu, Ken Liu.  Les Hugo Awards (de leur vrai nom Science Fiction Achievement Awards) récompensent chaque année les meilleurs récits de science-fiction en anglais.

iOS: Custom Modality

I’m thrilled when developers ask me about my choice of view types. I get to go on and on about the problem and my take on it. Interestingly, they are often surprised when they realise it had nothing to do with aesthetics.