Blog posts with iOS tag
How I solved a Segmented Control design problem in iOS 13
So iOS 13 is here. A lot has changed in Xcode (universal apps) and Swift (Swift UI). Some changes require more love from a developer's perspective, especially if you already have apps in AppStore. My problem with iOS 13 was displaying Segmented Control. Read on if you want to learn more about my case.
Flutter's pros and cons from an iOS developer's perspective
Flutter is a relatively new platform for mobile developers. Similar to Microsoft Xamarin or React Native (or less known Scade) it allows to develop apps both for Android and iOS. But it is also a platform which Google wants to use in its future projects like Fuchsia. In this post I’d like to share with you an iOS developer's take on Flutter.
The curious case of the 24-hour time format in Swift
Recently, I have found out how time formats on iOS devices can impact the ones inside a mobile app. Let's see how to make an application always display the 24-hour format regardless of your iPhone's or iPad's settings.
Unwinding to a previous Controller in a Swift mobile app with VIPER
In this quick tutorial I’d like to show you how I manage unwinding views in mobile apps built with Swift by using VIPER design pattern. This simple trick can help you especially when you’re used to traditional MVC Storyboard’s segues.
What is Project Catalyst and how to prepare your iPad app for it?
Project Catalyst, Apple’s new toolset transforming iPad apps into macOS ones is coming this fall. What should you know about it and the process itself? Read this article and learn!
How to get started with SwiftUI?
Declarative syntax, real-time preview, drag and drop - learn about the features of SwiftUI, Apple's new framework for UI design!
Three ways of adding Gaussian blur to your Swift mobile app’s UIView
Adding Gaussian blur to the UIView of your mobile application can improve its user experience a lot. Let me show you three simple ways to apply this popular visual effect in Swift.
When your business doesn't need a mobile app
While more and more people use the Internet on mobile devices, it's not always the reason your company should build its native mobile app. Luckily, there are enough alternatives to solve the problems of your audience and let your business grow.
Mobile app development: React Native vs Native
Thinking about reaching new customers with a mobile app and wondering which technology to choose? We examine the differences between cross-platform mobile app development with React Native and native development for Android and iOS.
What I've learned switching from MVC to VIPER
As an iOS developer, you certainly know that the basic programming architecture for Xcode is MVC - Model-View-Controller. But is MVC really the best way to make mobile apps? I checked out by giving the VIPER design pattern a try. Look what I found out.
Meet Ector, our free ebook reader for iOS that converts text to speech
Cannot read your ebook at the moment? Have it read for you by Ector! From now on, you can enjoy any book whenever you want with our free ebook app that converts text to speech.
How to make an Xcode cleaner app for macOS
In one of the previous tutorials, I was showing how to make a simple AppleScript that would clear cache generated by an Xcode app. This time we’ll make a macOS app that will mostly do the same, but we are going to add more features. Let’s face the challenge and take a look at the code!
From apps to Lego blocks and "Little Red Riding Hood". How I teach my daughters to code
I am a father of three incredible girls - one is five and two are three years old. They are much smarter than I am, and they are learning so fast, you can’t even imagine. But the greatest thing is their imagination. Amazing, indescribable imagination. Sometimes I try to learn something from my kids and this is what I did. About coding of course.
First steps with Clean Architecture and VIPER
VIPER is a relatively new Clean Architecture design pattern for iOS apps, which has gained much attention and applause lately. Let us take a walk and examine its main features, as well as the basics of Clean Architecture itself.
How to make a reusable custom UIAlertController
In this short tutorial I will show you how to make a custom
UIAlertController which can be used on many View Controllers or even Storyboards. The main advantage of this solution is that your alert controller can be used many times and modified as you wish. OK, let’s start with the basics!