As an iOS / Swift mentor for Thinkful.com, every week I give my students a list of resources as a follow up to our mentoring session. This week’s resources cover details of dealing with data loaded from the Internet, storing data locally (core data and alternatives to core data), and cloud services. Finally we wrap up […]
This week’s resources relate to putting together your UI in Interface Builder – Auto Layout, Adaptive Layout, Size Classes, Dynamic Text, and mastering the Interface Builder IDE. Additionally, we touched on architectural design patterns (MVC, MVVM, etc.). Finally, most of my students are starting to struggle with networking via the AFNetworking library, and using Objective-C […]
there are some strange factors that come into UXD it seems,
I currently shoot with a Canon 5D Mark I with a 50mm 1.2L (and occasionally a 35 mm 1.4L). My other camera of choice and convenience is an iPhone 4S. I’m actually frequently amazed at just how good shots I can get with such an old iPhone camera…I can’t wait to upgrade to the iPhone […]
If I were a pro video guy I would go out and get an iPhone 6 plus for no reason mother than the mind blowing video capabilities on this thing. Optical image stabilization?!? Yeah the lens actually moves. Here’s an article about an App for pro 4K production on iPhone: Hands-on with the $1000 Vizzywig […]
I came across this post by Janie Clayton-Hasz where she paints a frightening picture of her spending every waking hour, plus hours where she is supposed to be sleeping, engaged in an epic struggle to ingest the vast sea of knowledge that is the iOS development platform. I didn’t get it; I asked her on twitter […]
so microsoft’s strategy has been, ‘one OS for ALL devices’ Apple’s strategy is, ‘one, seamless, continuous experience across ALL devices’. It might sound like a subtle difference at first glance, but it’s a universe of a difference. Microsoft demands the user make the same OS work no matter what device you’re on, so we find […]
Apple asked the question, ‘what if we could have Objective-C, without the baggage of C’. The answer is a new language: Swift finally.
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