Apps

What is a data type?

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Overview A data type is a whole series of logic and assets in The Shelf that determines how a piece of data is imported, stored, displayed, and exported. As an example, the Image data type: imports the image data Checks if there is a URL of the image available too Stores the image in an […]

Apps

What is a theme?

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The current theme of The Shelf is the icon style with badges over the top right corner and the orange tinting. I have many more ideas for layouts to allow users to customise the appearance of The Shelf. For example, full width, short cells, or big square cells with the titles within the cells, etc. I also plan […]

Apple

Workflow at Apple and SiriKit

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Last week, Apple bought workflow. I have listened to many podcasts on the topic this week, there seems to be an option that was overlooked – the potential of SiriKit integration. With iOS 10, Apple introduced SiriKit which allowed interactions with apps without presenting their own UI. The user can use Siri’s voice assistant to speak […]