New Way to Override NSManagedObject Properties

There is a new, yet not very well-known way to override NSManagedObject properties without needing to manually call KVO methods¬†willChangeValueForKey etc. This is achieved using dynamic accessors prefixed with managedObjectOriginal as follows: Department.h @interface Department : NSManagedObject @property (nullable, nonatomic, copy) NSString *name; @end Department.m @interface Department (DynamicAccessors) – (NSString Read more…

Common Init for a UIViewController Subclass

When creating a UIViewController subclass, e.g. in a framework, which you require to support being created from both storyboards and code, it is useful to implement initialisation which works for both. That can be achieved with a common init routine as follows: – (instancetype)initWithNibName:(NSString *)nibNameOrNil bundle:(NSBundle *)nibBundleOrNil{ self = [super Read more…