Even though forms aren’t difficult to implement on iOS, they can be frustrating to use. In today’s tutorial, I’d like to share five simple tips that can drastically improve the usability of the forms in your iOS applications.
If you’re reading this, then I assume you’re familiar with Swift extensions. A Swift extension allows you to add functionality to a type, that is, a class, a structure, an enumeration, or a protocol. But extensions are more powerful than that. In this tutorial, I’d like to show you four clever uses of Swift extensions.
A technique I use in almost every project leverages the power of categories (Objective-C) and extensions (Swift). This technique is very easy to implement and it rids your project of magic numbers and code duplication. Let me give you an example.
There are multiple notations for defining colors. The hex notation is probably my favorite because it is easy to store as a string or pass it around as a numerical value. In Mastering Core Data With Swift 3, I use it to store a color in a SQLite database.
Swift is evolving at a rapid pace and developers are still figuring out the dos and don’ts of the language. I have seen some fantastic talks over the past few months. These are the ones you should watch.
I love podcasts. It is a fantastic medium that continues to grow in popularity. I am subscribed to a bunch of podcasts, ranging from business podcasts to podcasts about development and technology. Today, I list seven of my favorite podcasts for Cocoa developers.
Swift is becoming more popular by the day and new initiatives pop up left and right. In this article, I list six projects I stumbled upon in my never-ending search for audacious initiatives.
Not a single day goes by without me learning something new about Swift. Over the past few months, I saw several inspiring talks that taught me something new about Swift development. Today, I would like to share three of those talks with you.
Earlier this year, Parse announced it will retire its services in January of 2017. The announcement took many people by surprise, including me. When Facebook acquired Parse in 2013, many thought the future of the company looked bright. How wrong we were to think the acquisition was a guarantee for a long life.
Erica Sadun @ericasadun Erica has been at the forefront of Cocoa development ever since the introduction of the iPhone in 2007. She has written and contributed to dozens of books and is an active contributor to the Swift open source project.