Blog posts with mobile tag
SwiftUI cons: Why I don't use it in production
After several months of trying SwiftUI in my apps, I decided to list some concerns which keep me away from using it in production. Even if you're hyper-optimistic about it, it's still healthy to know its downsides and potential drawbacks it may cause in the work of a mobile developer.
React Native vs Flutter: Mobile app development frameworks compared
When building a mobile app, you can employ cross-platform development to reach users on both Android and iOS devices. Let's compare two popular frameworks for it: Facebook's React Native and Flutter, released by Google.
Mobile app development: Using delegates and blocks in VIPER
When to use delegates and protocols for data requesting, and when do blocks do the trick in VIPER-based mobile development? Let's examine both instances in this tutorial!
Flutter vs SwiftUI: A simple comparison
After some experience with both SwiftUI and Flutter, let's examine both mobile development frameworks in terms of development speed, clarity and maturity!
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.
How to make your website mobile-friendly
Is your business website optimized for mobile? No? You may be losing clients. But we've got some tips for you.
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.