Mike Bobiney

Software Craftsman

Dec 30, 2018

The alternative interview framework

Making a case against those textbook and mundane interviews. If you ask me the high stress technical interview process isn’t demonstrating anything but a hostile work environment. John Montgomery from Microsoft shares

Sep 28, 2014

Static Table View Containers

Static table views are the most straight forward way of laying out a list of items using Storyboards in Interface Builder. (You are using Storyboards by now right?) These type of table views

Sep 22, 2014

Apple Pay with iPhone 6 in a nutshell

With the announcement of iPhone 6 comes a unique way of paying for products using a combination of the NFC antenna and Touch ID. Apple accelerated the popularity of portable MP3 players with

May 1, 2014

My blog has a new look!

You can see the difference from how it was for the last three years. Around a week ago I set out to update my blog’s theme and I was able to find

Apr 20, 2014

Tasty coffee with AeroPress

When you just want one cup of damn good coffee your best bet is to give the Aeropress Coffee and Espresso Maker a try. The AeroPress makes cleanup quick and is portable enough

May 29, 2012

Blocks save the day

I’m consistently amazed how useful blocks are in Objective-C. So much so that I’ll be attempting to document useful ways that blocks can make your life easier as an iOS developer.

Nov 10, 2011

Slides from 1DevDay Detroit

Here are my 1DevDay Detroit slides from over the weekend. It was pretty cool to be a part of a developer event downtown with so much great content.

Sep 14, 2011

Notes on Rework

Rework has been on my “things to read” list since it was published over a year and a half ago. I was surprised when I came across a copy at my local library

Aug 19, 2011

Cocoaconf 2011 Recap

Cocoaconf actually took me by surprise as I just happened to hear about it from a tweet within a month of it taking place. It’s pretty rare to find developer events of

Jul 11, 2011

So whats new?

It’s a good feeling knowing that you’re getting things done. Doing all of those things that you’ve maybe thought about getting around to and then lost the sticky note that

Apr 24, 2011

WindyCityGo Mobile Conference

Earlier this month I had the opportunity to attend WindyCityGo in Chicago, IL with a few hundred fellow mobile developers. The two primary sponsors of the event were Groupon and ThoughtWorks who both