Using Youtube on iOS while screen is off

Posted on Sun 23 June 2019 in engineering • Tagged with ios, youtube

Some months ago Youtube presented Youtube Premium, a suscription plan that between more features, allows you to continue using video in background mode (while you're viewing another app or when you decide turn off the screen).

This easy tweak will allow you to continue seeing Youtube videos in background as …


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UIActivityViewController workaround to 'Share in WhatsApp' in iOS

Posted on Thu 19 May 2016 in engineering • Tagged with iOS

NOTE: this post was originally posted on Medium, so some comments still leaving there: medium.com/@patoroco.


UIActivityViewController was introduced in iOS 6 as a helper to share texts, links or images between apps.

It's really easy to work with default services (share on Twitter, Facebook, Mail…), and since several iOS versions, it's also integrated with third-party apps like Slack or Telegram.

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Pucela Testing Days. Testing iOS Applications

Posted on Sat 30 November 2013 in conferences • Tagged with talks, iOS, testing, Cylicon Valley

As some of you know, I usually assist to Cylicon Valley, a developer community at Castilla y León.

This month, we organized a serie of talks about testing named Pucela Testing Days (webarchive), so I've collaborated talking about state of the art of iOS testing.

There is the video (sorry …


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Codemotion 2013. Introduction to Cocoa Pods

Posted on Sun 20 October 2013 in conferences • Tagged with talks, Cocoa Pods, iOS

As I announced some weeks ago, I was in Codemotion talking about Cocoa Pods. If you want to start to use this useful ruby gem, check my slides (spanish)!


NSSpain 2013

Posted on Fri 20 September 2013 in conferences • Tagged with NSSpain, iOS

Few months ago was when I first read on twitter about 'the first iOS-dev conference' in Spain. At first it seemed another conference with some popular spanish developers talking about common topics, but when organizers started to show who were coming, I realized that it would not be a typical …


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