Vincent Tourraine

Juin 2019

A Decade of Remote Work

While still in college (go Broncos!), I teamed up with Alex (@slevenbits) to create a startup. We were young, inexperienced and naive. Our first project was called YippieMail and it was an email aggregator. Simply put, YippieMail could display all your webmail accounts (i.e.

WWDC 2019 - The Things You May Have Missed

WWDC 2019 was definitely the biggest event in the last few years. I was in the audience when Swift was announced in 2014, but I can say that this year is probably bigger than WWDC 2014.

View Controller Presentation Changes in iOS 13

At the time of writing, WWDC 2019 is drawing to a close. Like many iOS developers I’m slowly processing all the new information that Apple threw at us and will be trying to watch as many videos as I can in the coming weeks (and months!)

How to Implement iOS 13 Context Menus

WWDC was a little insane this year. It felt like Apple announced everything I’ve ever wanted as a developer and a consumer, and then piled on way more stuff. SwiftUI, Dark Mode on iOS, and after all these years.. a less intrusive volume HUD - ? indeed.

Science Fiction Doesn’t Have to Be Dystopian

When Henry James remarked, in his preface to “The Portrait of a Lady,” that “the house of fiction has . . . not one window, but a million,” he could not have anticipated the genre of fiction to which we have given the inexact term “science fiction.