Vincent Tourraine

Avril 2018

Rethinking Reminders

One of Apple’s fundamental strengths is creating software for the masses. You may scoff at this remark, but it’s true.

Orientalism Is Alive And Well In American Cinema

In 2001, Sarah Silverman told a joke on Late Night With Conan O'Brien that incurred the wrath of Asian American activists and, in a perverse way, also became her breakout moment.

2018/1943 Hugo Award Finalists Announced

The finalists for the 2018 Hugo Awards, Award for Best Young Adult Book, and John W.

iOS Simulator on steroids: Tips & Tricks

iOS Simulator is an integral part of any iOS development process. We just can’t ignore it. New Simulator from Xcode 9 brings a lot of useful tricks, which could make you even more productive.

New XCUITest Features With Xcode 9: Hands-on Exploration

At WWDC 2017, there was a great session on What's New in Testing which was mainly about new features of XCTest and XCUITest frameworks. The team working on developer tools at Apple has made huge improvements in the area of UI Testing with XCUITest and Continuous Integration with Xcode Server.

Why you should not name your @IBActions didTapButton

And I really don’t like it. The part that I don’t like is the name of the action-method. More specifically, the didTap-part. It might as well be didTapSaveButton or didHitSend. Or cancelButtonTapped. All of those feel wrong™ to me. There are two main reasons for that:

Liste des films et des séries sur Netflix

Vous demandez-vous ce qu’il y a de neuf – ou de bien – sur Netflix ? Flixable est un moteur de recherche Netflix qui présente une liste complète que l’on peut parcourir ou dans laquelle on peut chercher, de tous les films et séries actuellement diffusés sur Netflix France.

The writer who coined the term "cyberspace" and a researcher who is making it into reality Sony Computer Science Laboratories, Inc. : Stories

Sony Computer Science Laboratories, Inc. A leader in human augmentation, Jun Rekimoto of Sony Computer Science Laboratories, Inc. has introduced epoch-making technologies in the areas of multi-touch interfaces and augmented reality.

iOS 11 Changes Localized Date Handling – Jaanus

There’s a pretty big change in how localized dates work in iOS 11, which especially affects smaller languages that the system itself is not localized into, and that many apps don’t support directly (like Estonian). I found this interesting enough to write up. Here’s the issue in a nutshell.

Tiny Wins

Over the years, I’ve worked on many important, large-scale projects, from figuring out high level strategy and blue sky products, to overhauling core flows and IA, to implementing design systems from the ground up.  Working on these big projects can be exhilarating.