Starting to write unit tests in Swift 2 / Xcode 7 so thought I would keep a list of resources and share. Plan to keep this post updated as I find more. Feel free to ping additional resources in the comments! Talk by Jorge Oritz Real World Mocking in Swift (April 2016) brief overview […]
I’m working on an iOS app written entirely in Swift that uses the Google Analytics library. At Google I/O 2015 they announced full support for Swift and even CocoaPods (which doesn’t actually work if any of your other libraries use_frameworks! – but they are working on that and it’s not a trivial fix). The initial intro […]
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 […]
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 […]
Apple asked the question, ‘what if we could have Objective-C, without the baggage of C’. The answer is a new language: Swift finally.